How Sugar Causes Cravings and Insulin Resistance (Podcast)

Published: March 7, 2023

Woman eating a doughnut

Approximately 18% of the average American diet comes from added sugar, and many people actually eat their weight in sugar every year. This might explain why so many American's are tired, achy, brain fogged, anxious and unable to lose weight.

I've spoken about the harms of eating too much sugar and the vulnerability to becoming a "sugar addict." I've also written about it, most notably in my book Beat Sugar Addition Now!, in which I describe the four main types of sugar addiction, the underlying causes for each, and how to avoid becoming addicted while still enjoying your sweets (in moderation).

I recently visited with host Netta Gorman on her sugar-themed podcast "Life After Sugar" to discuss some of these issues. As Netta puts it, "When I let go of sugar, that's when I discovered the real sweetness in my life!" I invite you to listen in.

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of eight research studies on their effective treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia From Fatigued to Fantastic! and The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution. His newest book (June 10, 2024) is You Can Heal From Long COVID. Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health.

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