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5 Tips to Kick Your Sugar Habit

Healthy TV Episode 094

1. Understand where the cravings come from.

The way that sugar impacts your brain is no different than other addictive drugs like cocaine, heroin, tobacco, alcohol: sugar targets the same receptors in the brain and release the same brain chemicals. And those brain chemicals gives us a short term sensation of pleasure, happiness, satisfaction – a lift! But its short-lived and just like any other drug, you are quickly waiting for the next hit.

2. Know why you are doing this.

It’s gonna suck, at some point… it’s going to get hard and you’re going to want to cave to the cravings… and that’s where your purpose needs to shine through. Why are you doing this? for me its freedom… freedom from the need of this drug called sugar.

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30 Day No Sweets Challenge

Healthy TV Episode 093

Less energy crashes, more clarity of thought, better sleep, weight loss… These are some of the benefits you can gain with this month’s challenge!

One of the biggest struggles I hear people facing when it comes to their health is kicking their sugar habit…

And – believe me – I get it!

Over the past few months I’ve allowed more and more sugar into my life – mainly in the form of chocolate – and now it’s like an ever-present thought in my mind… When will I get my next fix?

If you’re in the same boat, then I have a solution for you!

This month’s challenge is No Sweets for 30 days.

You can do anything for 30 days – and the results will be totally worth it!

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Is Insulin Good Or Bad?

Many believe the only role of insulin is to lower blood sugar. In truth, this is only one of insulin’s many physiological roles in human metabolism.

With the massive increase in Type II Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome, insulin gets a pretty bad rap. So what’s the real deal? Is insulin good or bad?

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Why Screen Time Is Killing Your Sleep

Healthy TV Episode 091

Am I alone, or are you also in a constant struggle to keep your screen-time in check?

I love my iPhone (and MacBook, and iPad…) and although these devices make my life so much easier in so many ways, they can come with some serious costs…

One major cost is the impact that screen-time has on our brain, and it’s ability to power down at night.

This can disrupt how quickly we can fall asleep, as well as the quality of sleep we get.

For more on how all this happens, check out our White Paper below: Reboot Your Sleep – 4 Ways Technology Is Destroying Your Sleep And What To Do About It.

One of the simplest strategies to help improve your sleep (and therefore your health) is to cut down on screen time at night…. Note I said simple, but far from easy.

That’s why we’ve made it the focus of this month’s challenge at The Wellness Group – to cut out all screen time one hour before bed.

Intrigued? Watch this episode of Healthy TV for the details.

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