Should You Never Diet Again?

Professor Traci Mann, Ph.D., Author of Secrets from the Eating Lab, Blasts Weight Loss Myths

Are you frustrated that you often blow your diet?

Do you feel that you lack will power?

So does this mean that you should never diet again?

After 20 years of researching eating, psychology professor Traci Mann, Ph.D., has come up with intriguing theories, which she shares in her new book, Secrets From the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again.

Dr. Mann, who I interviewed on my Gab with the Gurus Show, offered her findings on dieting.

For instance, Dr. Mann maintains that diets don’t lead to long-term weight loss.

She also contends that if you’ve regained weight you’ve lost, it’s not because you lack will power.

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Learn How to Heal Your Dogs & Cats

Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Thomas Tells You on Gab with the Gurus How Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs & Good Nutrition Help Your Pets

Although centuries ago, dogs weren’t considered man’s best friend, in recent times, pets have become wildly popular.

In the United States alone, people own some 70 to 80 million dogs and 74 to 96 million cats, which means 37 to 47 percent of U.S. households have a dog, and 30 to 37% own a cat, according to the American Pet Products Association.

You pet owners have other reasons to rejoice.  Appreciating and playing with your canine or feline friend improves your health.

In fact, touching or stroking your furry friends could help reduce your stress (even positively affecting your cortisol, heart rate and blood pressure), improve your mental and physical health, reduce your aggression, and activate the much-touted hormone oxytocin, according to a recent review of research.

Oxytocin, as you may already know, is the much-acclaimed love hormone or cuddle chemical, which is released during sex or breastfeeding.

If pets are so good for us, it makes sense to take good care of them, right?

On today’s special Gab with the Gurus Show, my guest, Dr. Dennis Thomas, a long-time veterinarian and author of the new Hay House book, Whole-Pet Healing: A Head-to-Tail Guide to Caring for and Connecting with Your Animal Companion will tell you how to take the very best care of your beloved pet.

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Get Tips to Help Your Ailing Parents on Gab with the Gurus

p>Jacqueline MarcellAre you a caregiver — full-time or part-time for your ailing parents or grandparents, who are behaving angrily or erratically and may be suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease?

If so, I encourage you to catch my most recent Gab with the Gurus Show with Jacqueline Marcell, who is now on a mission to provide solutions and hope to caregivers, help improve eldercare laws, show healthcare professionals how to better help families, encourage Alzheimer’s research funding, bring attention to early diagnosis, prevent elder abuse, and bring attention to funding for Adult Day Care Services, which “saved” her parents’ lives ad well as her own.

Jacqueline will give you 6 tips to help you through this challenging time of standing by your loved one(s).

Listen to the show here. And spread the word to your friends also caring for their ailing parents.

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And make sure to catch next week’s Gab with the Gurus Show with renowned neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter, who talks about the phenomenon of what he dubs Grain Brain.

 

Dr. David Perlmutter of “Grain Brain” Fame on Gab with the Gurus

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Dr. David Perlmutter Do you have “Grain Brain”?

Find out from renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, M.D., author of the fabulous book, Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar — Your Brain’s Silent Killers, who appeared on my Gab with the Gurus Show.

Dr. Perlmutter has come to recognition for blowing the lid off a topic that’s been buried in medical literature for far too long — carbs are destroying your brain.

But he’s not talking about just unhealthy carbs. Even so-called healthy carbs such as whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more.

Dr. Perlmutter will tell Gab with the Gurus listeners what happens when your brain encounters common ingredients in your daily bread and fruit bowls, why your brain thrives on fat and cholesterol, and how you can spur the growth of new brain cells at any age.

Of course, you can get lots more information in Dr. Perlmutter’s book, Grain Brain, but on our Gab with the Gurus Show, he will give you hope about how you can take control of our “smart genes” through specific dietary choices and lifestyle habits, demonstrating how to remedy our most feared maladies without drugs.

David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine where he was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award for best research by a medical student. After completing residency training in Neurology, also at the University of Miami, Dr. Perlmutter entered private practice in Naples, Florida.

To tune into the show either live or later, go here.

Discover the Wonders of Tapping with Nick Ortner on The Gab with the Gurus Show

Tapping Solution, Nick Ortner.

It was my pleasure today to present Nick Ortner, author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Tapping Solution on the Gab with the Gurus.

Learn how this simple, but revolutionay technique can change your life.

Please make sure to see the other Sugar Shock Blog post in which you’ll get an excerpt from this amazing book.

 

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Sugar Addicts: Get Secrets to Go Mostly Sugar-Free – 15 Years of Sweet Success

Sugar poisonSugar addicts and carb junkies, I bring you hope!

Indeed, this is a BIG week for me. It’s been 15 years since I bid bye-bye to my sugar addiction — mostly — yes, I wasn’t totally perfect.

So let me help you now.

If you’re tired of being a sugar or carb addict and are fed up with gaining weight, getting spaced out, or have other health issues, discover Secrets to Let Sugar Go by listening anytime to this special Gab with the Gurus 15-year-mostly-sugar-free-iversary Show with my sugar-free mentor Roberta Ruggiero.

Back in 1998, I was so blessed to find Roberta, who, after dealing with her own issues of hypoglycemia or low blood sugar, went on to found The Hypoglycemia Support Foundation, Inc. She also wrote The Do’s and Don’ts of Hypoglycemia: An Everyday Guide to Low Blood Sugar,
which has been acclaimed by the American Library Association as “one of best
lay medical books public libraries.”

In our special Gab with the Gurus Show, you’ll first learn our startling stories. You’ll discover:

  • How when Roberta simply changed her diet by quitting sugar and those quickie carbs (processed carbohydrates that are metabolized quickly), she personally overcame 10 years of
    illness during which she saw dozens of doctors, endured countless
    medical tests, took thousands of pills and even underwent electric shock
    therapy!
  • How when I finally let go of my sugar addiction — very reluctantly, though — presto, ALL 44 of my ailments (including crippling headaches, difficulty concentrating, awful PMS, excessive fatigue, cold hands and feet, embarrassing mood swings, scary heart palpitations, etc.) vanished! Wow!
  • How most people are consuming too many sweets whether they know it or not, especially if they eat foods in boxes, cans or jars. That sugar or quickie-carb habit can be deadly, leading to heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and an early death.

On our Gab with the Gurus Show, you’ll also find out Secrets to Go Mostly Sugar-Free. While I share some tactics in my book, Beyond Sugar Shock, Roberta and I go into more depth on this program, and we give you the personal touch, of course, because you get to listen to us chatting.

Among the Secrets to Go Mostly Sugar-Free, you’ll discover:

  • How it’s okay to be
    imperfect. In fact, not expecting that you’ll do everything “right,” frees you up to succeed marvelously.
  • How most people around the world — whether they know it or not — are eating far too much sugar (roughly 170 to more than 200 pounds per year) and/or quickie carbs (possibly as high as 200 pounds), thereby paving the way to diseases galore.
  • How you can take your slips and turn them into successes. You’ll realize that your so-called “failures” lead you to lasting success.
  • How you want to change your relationship with those persistent cravings. (We’ll talk about how to embrace them — yes! — and how they can become major allies.
  • How to take one of your absolute worst habits — something almost all of us do — and turn it into one of your biggest foolproof tools to bid your sugar addiction farewell.
  • How some people are wise to let a little sugar (some tastes here and there) into their lives. (You’ll discover that I’ve modified my stance over the years.)
  • How, for many people, a few tastes can turn into a binge and they’re better off to say sayonara to processed sweets.
  • How before I quit sugar, first I binged on candies for three weeks after my doctor’s orders to “Quit sugar or die young.”
  • How it’s imperative that you keep track. Roberta discusses how it’s very important to keep a symptom diary. (That way, you’ll know what happens when you eat sweets. You want to get a clear message about how too much sugar leads to symptoms.)
  • How you need to be prepared, wherever you go.
  • How you can have fun replacing those sugary treats that you used to adore.
  • How it’s vital to get support and learn about success stories.
  • And much more.

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A very special thanks to B. Eco Chic and founder Bethany Gonzalez Moreno for this sugar image with the poison symbol on it. This photo accurately demonstrates how sugar can kill you over time. I highly recommend that you find out about B. Eco Chic now and get on the mailing list for this blog.