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‘Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show’ Episode 337: Dr. Nancy Appleton Says America Is Committing ‘Suicide By Su

Posted Feb 27 2010 7:39pm


Sugar-shunner Dr. Nancy Appleton dishes on America’s #1 addiction

What could be wrong with something as literally “sweet” and allegedly innocent as sugar? I mean, sugar gives your body energy, tastes good, and gives people a euphoric feeling when consuming it, right? So what could be wrong with consuming this? Well, if you ask today’s podcast interview guest who has been studying the negative health effects of sugar for many decades now, she’d say continuing to eat sugary foods is quite literally committing “suicide.”

In Episode 337 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” we are so privileged to have the amazing Dr. Nancy Appleton with us to share about her shocking new book entitled Suicide by Sugar: A Startling Look at Our #1 National Addiction . For people who think nothing is wrong with eating sugar, this book will most definitely change your mind and could quite frankly change your life forever. Dr. Appleton is obviously very passionate about this topic as you will hear from her in today’s interview.

Hear her talk about her own personal health problems and frustrations with taking medications for various conditions, how simply removing sugar in her diet vastly improved her health almost immediately, why people are afraid of fat but not sugar, the recent change in nutritional policy regarding sugar at the American Heart Association, the startling rat studies of sugar, why starchy carbohydrates may not be bad when consumed with fat, the difference between glycemic index and glycemic load, 140+ reasons why sugar is ruining your health , the hard facts of soft drink consumption, the Third World influx of sugary soda pop, what sugar-infested foods people consume that they don’t ever realize, why food companies use grams to measure sugar in the foods, how HFCS invaded our food supply, why the sugars sold in health food stores are no better, the different terms for sugar, why agave nectar is horrible for you, the sugar deception in Ensure and Pediasure, what is wrong with maltodextrin, why companies lie about sugar in the products, what can parents do to keep their children from being addicted to sugar, the turning tide of health, why gastric bypass surgery is not the answer, what are healthy alternatives to sugar and why some people need to avoid all things that are “sweet” on the tongue, why fruit juice is just as bad for you as a sugary soda, some fantastic tips for being your sugar addiction, and whether you should give up sugar gradually or cold turkey. This one is chock full of outstanding information you WON’T want to miss.

There are three ways you can listen to Episode 337:

1. Listen at the new iTunes page for the podcast

2. Listen and comment about the show at the official web site for the podcast

3. Download the MP3 file of Episode 337 [50:39m]

NOW MORE THAN EVER, WE NEED YOUR HELP TO KEEP THE MESSAGE GOING! If these twice-weekly podcast interviews from the most provocative and thought-provoking diet, fitness, and health experts have helped you in any way over the past few months and years, then help us keep it going by clicking on the DONATE button on the official podcast web site . We love making these exclusive interviews available to you at no charge so that the positive low-carb message can get out there to the people who need to hear it the most. We are so grateful for your generous donations of any amount so we can keep this going all throughout 2010 and well beyond. I have a fantastic group of fresh new expert interview guests lined up for your listening enjoyment and can’t wait for you to hear them! Go to PayPal.com and you can give your gift to the e-mail address livinlowcarbman@charter.net. Your continued financial support and listenership is essential and we THANK YOU so very much for your support!

How about what you heard from Dr. Nancy Appleton? Tell us what impressed you the most about what she shared in the show notes section of Episode 337 . Pick up your own copy of Suicide by Sugar and visit NancyAppleton.com for more information about the remarkable work of this amazing woman! Oh my gosh, you will NOT want to miss next week’s podcast interviews with two of the world’s leading voices on high-fat, low-carb nutrition. On Monday, we will at long last hear all about the brand new updated version of the Atkins diet called New Atkins for a New You: The Ultimate Diet for Shedding Weight Fast and Feeling Great Forever . As I shared in my review of this new book , it features three of the top researchers on carbohydrate-restricted diets, including Dr. Eric Westman from Duke University who will be my guest. We’ll also have a brief interview at the beginning of the podcast about a new study being conducted on probiotics that will be of interest to those of you who take this vital supplement. Then on Thursday, all the way from Sweden we’ll have the highly-respected cholesterol skeptic Dr. Uffe Ravnskov with us to discuss his provocatively-titled new book Fat And Cholesterol Are Good For You which should turn the heads of those people who still buy into the lie that these are somehow harmful to your health. Listen in to find out why they most decidedly are NOT! This will be one of my favorite weeks of interviews in all of 2010 and I hope you are able to listen to both.

GOOD NEWS! For those of you who have been e-mailing me about accessing past podcast interviews, we are excited to let you know they are back online again. Shortly after our 200th episode in mid-2009, we had a complete server meltdown at our podcast web site and have since reposted most of our back episodes. But a few have still missing and some even lack the proper show notes. Due to popular public demand, we are now making available the audio of the episodes we haven’t yet had a chance to formally republish. This “Archive” section is where you can get them until we are able to republish these episodes. Once they are reposted, the audio link to the MP3 will be removed from the “Archive” page and become searchable via the search box near the top of each page. Thank you for all of your wonderful support of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show!”

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