The Model Health Show

Today, the average American consumes eighty pounds of added sugar every year. There is no denying that our bodies simply were not designed to process that amount of sugar. The overconsumption of sugar is linked to inflammation, obesity, diabetes, and more chronic illnesses that are destroying our health.  

On today’s show, we’re going to dive into the physiological and metabolic effects of our rampant sugar consumption. You’re going to hear about the history of sugar and how it has become so engrained into our culture. You’ll learn about the impact that excess sugar consumption can have on our brain, liver, pancreas, and other vital organs. 

This episode also contains action steps you can implement today to begin to pare down your sugar consumption and begin to change your palate. I hope today’s show arms you with the information you need to make empowered choices for yourself and your family. So listen in, take good notes, and enjoy the show! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How many pounds of sugar the average American consumes per year.
  • The rates of diabesity in the US. 
  • How sugar aids the body in fat storage. 
  • The nutritional profile of sugarcane, and how refined sugar was created.
  • A history of sugar, and how it became integrated into our culture. 
  • The connection between sugar and inflammation.
  • How sugar behaves within the microbiome. 
  • The connection between sugar consumption, microbe diversity, and body composition. 
  • What percentage of the American diet is made up of ultra-processed foods. 
  • How breaking up with sugar can heal your pancreas.
  • What insulin resistance is and how it occurs.
  • The relationship between carbohydrate intake and fatty liver disease.
  • What percentage of your caloric intake is used by the brain.
  • How sugar operates within the blood-brain barrier.
  • The connection between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Why our rampant intake of sugar and processed foods is hurting our brains.
  • The sugar-dopamine connection. 
  • How food manufacturers are manipulating our biology and making us addicted to sugar.
  • Why quitting liquid sugar (like soda) can quickly improve your health.
  • How building muscle can help regulate blood sugar levels. 

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