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#159: Jumpstart Your Energy and Shrink Your Waist by Optimizing Your Blood Sugar with Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo

Many of you know my feelings about sugar, but did you know that there are signs and symptoms of unbalanced blood sugar that show up long before a diagnosis? Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo has been studying blood sugar and insulin resistance for over a decade and is one of the leading experts on blood sugar internationally. The best selling author, speaker and founder of the Institue of Nutritional Endocrinology, Dr. Ritamarie is here to explain why you need to end your toxic relationship with sugar.

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5 Steps to Breaking Up With Sugar

Did you know that eating sugar causes the brain to release dopamine, the same neurotransmitter that spikes when you are doing cocaine? Yup. Picks you waaaaay up, hangs you momentarily, then sledgehammers you back into a negative reality where you simply crave more sugar. Even though we, as a society, has more of a harmful effect on children, we are naively unaware that the only reason we don’t recognize “sugar comas” or “sugar highs” in ourselves is because our bodies have become so accustomed to the side effects that we don’t acknowledge there to be a problem. All of the consistent sugar usage of our youth have turned us into an adulthood of sugar zombies.

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