099: Dr. Jeffrey Eisenberg - Suckered: The History Of Sugar, Our Toxic Addiction, Our Power To Change
By Dr. Jesse Chappus & Marni Wasserman: Health & Wellness Experts
Today's guest is Dr. Jeffrey Eisenberg, a pediatrician who specializes in the evaluation and management of attention deficit disorder, anxiety, depression, and obesity. Additionally, he consults patients in the disciplines of exercise physiology and nutrition. Jeffrey is the author of Suckered: The History of Sugar, Our Toxic Addiction, Our Power to Change. In this episode, we discuss: Sugar, the origin story One of the biggest health scams of the last 50 years Do you have metabolic syndrome? Fructose, the Darth Vader of the sugar molecule Are natural sugars like maple syrup, honey, and molasses good for you? Sugar in fruit isn't the enemy It's time to ditch agave, once and for all How you body reacts when you consume sugar Don't get fooled by hidden sugars Why we're attracted to bright foods If you are overweight, it's not your fault and the metabolic pathway that explains this The preferred fuel for the human body is fat Why companies choose to use high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) instead of sugar When you consume sugar, your brain lights up like a pinball machine It's hard to gradually come off sugar Symptoms you may experience when coming off sugar The impact of artificial sweeteners on the brain Stevia, a healthy sweetener without any negative side effects Things that shorten your telomeres Start making more meals at home The 3 things you need to get right in life Links to things we mentioned: Dr. Jeffrey Eisenberg - Suckered United States*/Canada* Connect with Dr. Eisenberg Listen to TUHP episode 017: Sugar Addiction, Say Goodbye To Aspartame, Balance Your Blood Sugar Note: Links marked with an asterisk (*) are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on iTunes, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Play Music. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook group (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community here. 4. Download our Habits app for iOS. You choose the healthy habits you want to implement and maintain and our app will help keep you on track. Download Habits app here. 5. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!