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The Sugar Switch® Podcast is the #1 short, sweet and to the point podcast about nutrition, whole foods, and healthy lifestyle. Health Coach and Author Cathy Ormon shares her own experience and gives you great information about how to create a healthy lifestyle that lasts – without refined foods and sugar. Cathy talks about harnessing the power of whole foods nutrition and healthy lifestyle to kick sugar, end cravings for good, reverse pre-diabetes, avoid becoming diabetic and be the healthiest you can be.

The Sugar Switch® Podcast is the #1 short, sweet and to the point podcast about nutrition, whole foods, and healthy lifestyle. Health Coach and Author Cathy Ormon shares her own experience and gives you great information about how to create a healthy lifestyle that lasts – without refined foods and sugar. Cathy talks about harnessing the power of whole foods nutrition and healthy lifestyle to kick sugar, end cravings for good, reverse pre-diabetes, avoid becoming diabetic and be the healthiest you can be.
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The Sugar Switch® Podcast is the #1 short, sweet and to the point podcast about nutrition, whole foods, and healthy lifestyle. Health Coach and Author Cathy Ormon shares her own experience and gives you great information about how to create a healthy lifestyle that lasts – without refined foods and sugar. Cathy talks about harnessing the power of whole foods nutrition and healthy lifestyle to kick sugar, end cravings for good, reverse pre-diabetes, avoid becoming diabetic and be the healthiest you can be.

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English

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403-453-4452


Episodes

Enjoy Christmas, Part 1 – Stay Energetic and Vibrant! TSSP026

12/10/2018
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The Christmas Holiday Season is in full swing! With agendas full of to-do lists and social gatherings, many of us can feel less than energetic, physically, by Christmas Day. Is there a way to truly enjoy all the busy-ness of the Season, while remaining energetic and full of vitality? Is it possible to completely bypass the negative effects of refined foods, sugar and overindulgence? The answer is YES to both questions – it is absolutely do-able!! It takes some planning and determination, and...

Duration:00:16:52

Sugar and Ageing, Part 3 – Lifestyle Impact! TSSP025

12/3/2018
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Ageing happens to all of us in small ways, every single day - we simply cannot avoid it. While it is true that we can buy products like skin creams to help with certain aspects of ageing, the changes we make in our diet and lifestyle will have the most positive, effective, long-term impact as we age. In this Episode, the third of a 3 Part series, Cathy explores how sugar and 5 different areas of lifestyle impact ageing. You will discover both the negative and the positive effects on ageing...

Duration:00:17:29

Sugar and Ageing, Part 2 – Power of Nutrition TSSP024

11/26/2018
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Looking good, feeling energetic and having vibrant health are important, no matter what age you are. This Episode continues to explore how refined foods (including sugar) affect the ageing process, and ways that you can minimize those effects, using the power of nutrition. Here’s what you will discover in this Episode: Controllable vs uncontrollable changes in ageing; 6 key points about how empty, refined foods contribute to ageing; 9 key points about how nutrient dense foods minimize the...

Duration:00:19:25

Sugar – the Impact on Ageing, Part 1 TSSP023

11/19/2018
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The topics of longevity, healthy ageing, and looking young seem to be on people’s minds these days. When health issues pop up – is it simply attributable to ‘getting old’? How do other factors, like nutrition and sugar, affect the body’s natural ageing process? This Episode is Part 1 of a 2 Part mini-series about sugar and ageing. Cathy will explore 7 different ways that sugar has an impact on the ageing process. Some of the ways sugar can affect how you age might surprise you. You will...

Duration:00:13:41

Exercise, Your Brain, and Sugar! TSSP022

11/12/2018
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When considering sugar and cravings, it might not seem like Exercise, Your Brain and Sugar are connected. Surprisingly - they are! This Episode talks about how exercise impacts your brain, your body AND sugar - both your blood sugar levels, and sugar cravings and/or addiction. You will discover how much exercise you need, and the key to reaping health benefits from it. Cathy will talk about the advantages of exercise and blood sugar levels, and how to counteract the negative effects of...

Duration:00:13:59

Hidden Sugars! Part 4 – Smoothies and Shakes TSSP021

11/5/2018
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Part 4 of the Hidden Sugars! Series of Episodes explores the popular health- conscious trend of smoothies and shakes. Cathy dives into some serious questions about smoothies and shakes. Why are they so popular? Are they REALLY healthy? How much sugar do smoothies contain? How do you make a smoothie that is both healthy and delicious, without loads of sugar? Discover three key factors that determine if a smoothie is truly healthy for you. Get the scoop making your own healthy customized...

Duration:00:16:18

Hidden Sugars! Part 3 – Soft Drink Danger TSSP020

10/29/2018
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The series of Episodes about Hidden Sugar is growing! This is Part 3 (of a 2 Part series), called Hidden Sugars! Part 3 – Soft Drink Danger. Soft drinks present so many health dangers that it deserves a whole episode on its own. It is surprising that a high percentage of the added or hidden sugars consumed today come from soft drinks and sweetened beverages. In this episode, you will discover which sweetener is the main one used in soft drinks (and refined foods). Cathy will reveal the...

Duration:00:19:58

Hidden Sugar! Part 2 – Healthy Hacks TSSP019

10/22/2018
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This is Part 2 of a 2 Part Series all about hidden sugars. Part 1 is called Watch Out for Hidden Sugars! Consuming food products that contain copious amounts of hidden sugar is dangerous for your health – with negative short-term and cumulative long-term effects. It is very important to know what healthy alternatives (aka healthy hacks) you can employ, so that you can have the BEST health possible and reduce your risk of serious health issues. In this episode Cathy guides you through healthy...

Duration:00:17:00

Watch Out for Hidden Sugars! Part 1 TSSP018

10/15/2018
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This is Part 1 of a 2 Part Series - all about hidden sugars. Added excess sugars are hiding in so many food products that are considered to be ‘healthy’. Seemingly small amounts of sugar add up quickly, and cumulatively, the sugar these food products contain can cause BIG health issues. To have the BEST health and energy you need to know where added, refined sugars are hiding - so you can avoid them. Cathy shares how to detect hidden sugars, and why you need to eliminate or drastically...

Duration:00:20:19

How Sugar Affects Bone Health TSSP017

10/8/2018
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Bone health is extremely important and there is a definite connection between sugar (and refined foods), and your bones. In North America, as well as some other parts of the world – there is a very high incidence of osteopenia and osteoporosis, which are two stages of a serious bone health issue. This informative episode discusses bone density and bone composition, including which minerals work together synergistically for good bone health. You will hear about the body’s pH level and, most...

Duration:00:15:08

10 WORST Foods for Healthy Blood Sugar TSSP016

10/1/2018
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This is a follow–up to the last podcast, which was all about the 10 BEST foods for blood sugar. Food is very powerful – it can give you energy and heal you, or it can cause you to be sick. It is very important to know how certain foods affect your body’s systems, especially if you are pre-diabetic or diabetic. Cathy has chosen a set of 5 important criteria to objectively choose the 10 foods that are the WORST for keeping blood sugar balanced and healthy. She tells you, in detail, why each of...

Duration:00:23:10

10 BEST Foods for Healthy Blood Sugar TSSP015

9/24/2018
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When it comes to keeping your blood sugar at a healthy level – it’s all about the nutrition of the food you eat! Certain foods have excellent nutrition, which supports the insulin system for long-term health. Cathy has objectively chosen 10 of the BEST foods for healthy blood sugar based on six important criteria, which each of these foods had to meet. You will discover how each of the 10 foods support healthy blood sugar, and you will get the low-down on their nutritional profile....

Duration:00:19:30

Pre-diabetes: A Serious Warning Sign! TSSP014

9/17/2018
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Pre-diabetes is a serious sign that warns of escalating blood sugar levels and a shift into the high-risk category for Type 2 Diabetes. A long list of serious health issues accompanies Type 2 Diabetes, making it a very severe disease! Cathy shares valuable information about both pre-diabetes and diabetes, including how pre-diabetes can be reversed, so that Type 2 Diabetes never has to be a problem. You will discover the 3 issues that keep many people stuck in pre-diabetes, steadily heading...

Duration:00:16:01

Fiber and Blood Sugar – the Beneficial Link TSSP013

9/10/2018
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Fiber is an extremely important nutrient that has been underrated for a very long time. It has many functions in your body and current research is shedding more light on why fiber is so important. This Episode focuses the many health benefits of fiber, and more specifically, the 3 beneficial links between fiber and your blood sugar – very important if you are pre-diabetic or diabetic. Cathy will talk about the amount of fiber each of us need daily, the types of fiber, their food sources, and...

Duration:00:14:38

Does My Body NEED Sugar? TSSP012

9/3/2018
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Does my body actually NEED sugar? (as opposed to needing nutrients like fiber and protein). It is a very interesting and valid question, especially since sugar seems to be in everything we eat these days. This seemingly simple question is really not as straightforward as it might appear. The answer is both YES and NO – sort of like a two sided coin. Cathy will explain each answer in detail, including how each side of this ‘coin’ can affect your health. She will give you key information to...

Duration:00:13:30

The Hidden Trap of Cravings TSSP011

8/27/2018
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While there are a number of reasons for food cravings, particularly for sugar, there is one BIG reason that you might not be aware of. It has been cleverly concealed, and it could even be the main reason why people like you and I just can’t seem to get control of certain cravings! Cathy will explain how we have all been caught by this hidden deception, and she will tell you the 5 steps you can take to break free of this trap. Interested in reading the Transcript? The Transcript for this...

Duration:00:18:05

Considering Yin Yang and Cravings TSSP010

8/20/2018
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This is part of a series of The Sugar Switch® Podcast about ‘cravings’. This Episode is all about the ancient oriental philosophy of Yin Yang energy and what it can tell you about cravings – particularly sugar, refined foods, salt and alcohol. After explaining a little about the Yin Yang philosophy, Cathy goes on to explore how either Yin or Yang energy could be causing you to crave certain foods. Cathy also shares an easy way to gain insight from the Yin Yang concept and use it as a key to...

Duration:00:11:50

Emotions – Hush the Raging Conductor of Cravings TSSP009

8/13/2018
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This Episode is part of a series on the topic of Cravings. Emotions ebb and flow within each of us – sometimes positive and sometimes negative. When emotions are high, they seem to have the ability to impair the decision-making processes of the human brain. Raging emotions can override everything in the moment – like a ‘raging Conductor’ – and push you towards cravings. Sugar and/or junk food cravings. In this Episode Cathy will guide you through 4 positive steps you can take that will calm...

Duration:00:12:43

Put the Brakes on Stress! TSSP008

8/6/2018
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Stress is unavoidable – all of us need a moderate amount of stress in our life to maintain good health. Even so, you need to find ways to handle stress, in order to reduce the amount to a manageable level. Cathy highlights 7 different ways that have been proven to ‘put the brakes on stress’. Each of these act as a stress release valve that can be incorporated into your healthy lifestyle to permanently reduce stress and create more peace and harmony for you, every day. Interested in reading...

Duration:00:15:47

Stress – The Silent Driver of Sugar Consumption TSSP007

7/30/2018
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Stress has many ways to wreak havoc in your life, including being a silent driver for you to consume sugar – which is harmful to your health. Cathy details a number of specific, seemingly harmless, yet destructive ways that stress can lead to sugar consumption, which can negatively impact your health. This includes 4 specific nutrients, which your body might be missing because of stress. Before the end of this Episode Cathy will share 5 quick tips you can use daily to help reduce the effects...

Duration:00:11:19