Wednesday May 17, 2023

E65. Sweet Tooth Cocaine: Psychology of Sugar Addiction

E65. Sweet Tooth Cocaine: Psychology of Sugar Addiction w/ Holistic Health Coach Lynne Wadsworth


#sugaraddiction  #TherapyBites 


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🍭🍬 Welcome to another sugar-coated episode of TherapyBites with Doc Heath and the TBAL Team! 🍬🍭


🍭 Welcome to TherapyBites with Doc Heath & the TBAL Team, featuring Lynne Wadsworth, sugar rehab expert! 🍬


🎙️ We're exploring the psychology of sugar addiction and discussing: 🎙️

1. Sugar's hidden dangers (as addictive as cocaine? 😱)

2. Diet mentality & disease

3. Anti-aging & longevity secrets

4. Thriving in mid-life & beyond


🌟 Lynne Wadsworth, founder of Holistic Health & Wellness, LLC., shares her expertise on sugar addiction and living a healthy, energized life. 🌟


🍫 We'll ask Lynne: 🍫

1. Tackling sugar addiction

2. Her uniqueness in the health & wellness space

3. Personal obstacles overcome

4. Inspiring stories of people helped

5. Her biggest hurdles

6. Optimal health for ages 50, 60, 70 & beyond

7. First step on the sugar-free journey

8. Thoughts on anti-aging & longevity


🏁 Wrapping up with sweet lessons, takeaways, and Lynne's favorite secret sweet tooth hacks. 🏁


💥 Don't miss Doc Heath's TherapyCouch question: What nightmarish food would you be buried beneath, and why? 💥


🍦 Tune in to this life-changing, sugar-busting TherapyBites episode! 🍦


Go to & grab some Lynne Wadsworth GUEST MERCH, specially designed to help keep this episode’s message “TOP of MIND” in your life!  Don’t forget friends & family members who could use a mental boost too.


📚 For further reading on sugar addiction, mental health, and CBT, check out these peer-reviewed articles: 📚

1. Wiss, D. A., Avena, N., & Rada, P. (2018). Sugar addiction: From evolution to revolution. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 9, 545.

2. Markus, C. R., & Rogers, P. J. (2017). Food and mood: relationship between food, serotonin, and affective disorders. In The Oxford Handbook of Mood Disorders (pp. 349-362). Oxford University Press.

3. Powell, P. A., Simpson, J., & Overton, P. G. (2020). An Introduction to the Theory of Planned Behavior and its Potential Application to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 587866.


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TherapyBites is a mental health & wellness podcast hosted by four licensed, board certified clinicians and is one of the TOP 5% MOST POPULAR shows of 3,054,233 podcasts globally, ranked by ListenNotes estimated popularity score.


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