CrossFit Garage

On how to stop consuming sugar

March 24, 2023 Andy McCann Season 1 Episode 27
CrossFit Garage
On how to stop consuming sugar
Show Notes

I've been on this no sugar road for a 9ish years.  Here's what I've learned so far....

Sweetener comes in many names/forms

Research has shown that when an individual eats sugar, the brain produces huge surges of neurotransmitters such as dopamine, which is similar to the effects of drugs like heroin and cocaine. links the addictive properties of sugar to those of cocaine

There are five types of taste buds on the tongue: sweet, salty, sour, bitter and umami.

If it has a drive through don't eat there

shop on the edges of the grocery store

Don't drink sugar

Can't vs Don't

Have snacks ready to go

Log your journey / cravings

Accountability / Teach someone else

Consuming too much added sugar can have many negative health effects, such as cognitive decline, gout risk, harm your kidneys and cause cavities.

Cancer feeds on sugar

My every day breakfast smoothie video

Justin's Peanut butter packs

Archer Mini Beef Sticks

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