Category: How to quit sugar

  • What Is The Best Way To Eat For Weight Loss?

    The best way to eat for weight loss is to find the foods that nourish and satisfy you, and then prepare them at home. Note: I share my eating strategies for informational purposes only. Medical Doctors and Registered Dietitians have the authority to recommend specific diets and meal plans. The best way to eat for…

  • Living With Reward Deficiency Syndrome

    How Learning about Reward Deficiency Syndrome can help manage the craving for “More.” I’m greedy. Symptoms of RDS? Since childhood I’ve been aware that I want all the praise, prizes, and pleasure I can get. I used to drive my older siblings crazy trying to the center of attention, and by the fifth grade I…

  • Free Three Day Sugar Detox

    If this helps you can buy me a coffee. (I’ll take mine with cream and liquid stevia.) buymeacoffee.com/catherinegordon This is the start of the diet memoir I wrote exactly 10 years ago. It helped my personal training clients and readers lose pounds and inches. Even better, it showed them a way to get satisfied with…

  • The Essential & The Exciting.

    Tips for living with Reward Deficiency Syndrome. I have been living in recovery from Reward Deficiency Syndrome for fourteen years. In 2008, I started liftings weights, interval training, and cutting sugar. Four weeks after I made these changes to my health practice, I discovered that I wasn’t just getting leaner and stronger, I was acquiring…

  • Reward Deficiency Syndrome

    What is reward deficiency syndrome? Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS) is a term coined by Dr. Kenneth Blum to describe a theoretical condition characterized by a deficiency in the brain’s reward system. It suggests that certain individuals have a lower-than-normal response to pleasurable stimuli, leading them to seek out excessive rewards in order to compensate for…

  • 5 Reasons To Quit Sugar

    And what to do instead. buymeacoffee.com/catherinegordon Quitting sugar can have numerous benefits for your health and overall well-being. Here are the top 5 reasons to consider reducing or eliminating your sugar intake: I was able to quit sugar in 2008 and lose over 60 pounds by replacing snacking with resistance training and dance. The joy…

  • Three Day Sugar Detox

    If this helps you can buy me a coffee. (I’ll take mine with cream and liquid stevia.) buymeacoffee.com/catherinegordon The Three Day Sugar Detox Shopping List No Sugar, No Grains, No Processed Vegetable Oils = No Cravings! 1. In The Produce Aisle: Eat a variety of non-starchy vegetables  Salad Greens (lettuce, spinach, cabbage) Other Leafy Greens…

  • One Page Eating Out Guide

    The Sugar Freedom One Page Eating Out Guide https://www.buymeacoffee.com/catherinegordon The purpose of this guide is to help you navigate the real world.  It can feel like a minefield out there, and allowing yourself to get too hungry can be a recipe for falling prey to the sugary, starchy, salty, processed foods that generate so much revenue…

  • Sugar Free Transformation

    Losing weight can be wonderful, but keeping it off is the ultimate goal. In order to keep weight off, you do have to make a “lifestyle change.” I used to roll my eyes at that phrase. It sounded as appealing as, Tax Audit, or Root Canal. The phrase Lifestyle Change can conjure up images of…

  • Sugar speeds up aging. Here’s How to replace it.

    Too much sugar can damage your skin’s collagen and elastin proteins, which are responsible for keeping your skin looking young and healthy.  It can also lead to wrinkles, age spots, and sagging skin.  Additionally, eating too much sugar can cause your body to produce more advanced glycation end products (AGEs). These AGEs are chemical compounds…