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Episode 22: How Quitting Sugar Can Transform Your Health (and Maybe Your Life)

As it’s our first episode back after a break, we thought, hey, why ease in gently when we can dive right back in by tackling one of the most addictive substances on the planet – sugar. Quitting sugar can be really hard!

Sugar is a really interesting topic when it comes to nutrition because so often we think we’re eating well by buying organic or shopping at health food stores, but we can still be falling prey to the sweet tooth. Sugar is sugar, so let’s dive in. 

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Covered In This Episode

In this episode, you’ll learn:

The different names for sugar and where it hides
The staggering amount of sugar we’re unknowingly consuming each year
The impact sugar has on various functions of the body
The social implications of sugar and how it creates bonding
The association between sugar and cancer risk
The shocking impact sugar has on the immune system
How to best kick the habit and approach quitting sugar
Where artificial sweeteners fit in with this conversation
Our favourite sweet recipes that have no added sugar

Additional Resources Mentioned in This Episode

How Not to Be Fooled by the Label
How To Get a Good Night’s Sleep
Fed Up
Being Sugar-Free: How I Did It
7 Day No Sugar Challenge
Are You Addicted to Sugar?
Role of sugar in human neutrophilic phagocytosis
Sugar and Cancer: What’s the Link?
Can You Reverse Inflammation Permanently?
Salt Sugar Fat
How to Ensure Bullet Proof Immunity
Culinary Nutrition Guide to Natural Sweeteners
Culinary Nutrition Guide to Honey
Artificial Sweeteners: Weight Gain and Other Side Effects
How to Deal With Sugar Cravings
The UnDiet Cookbook
The Best Banana Pancakes
Dairy-Free Mango Parfait
Orange Almond Cake
Cranberry Baked Oatmeal

Meghan Telpner
Everyday Culinary Nutrition
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Josh Gitalis
Functional Nutrition Certification Program
Functional Reset Program
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