Aug 24, 2022
Eat doughnuts, French fries, pizza and ice cream on a regular basis and you will look like a walking fast food advertisement. Eat colorful fruits and vegetables, whole fresh foods and high-quality proteins and fats and your body will turn heads at the beach.
Sounds simple yet most of us struggle with sensible nutrition advice and find ourselves enjoying far too many high calorie sugary treats. We are literally addicted to bad food.
Sadly, our culture has made our enjoyment of food a very dangerous activity for decades resulting in food related disease and obesity that’s off the charts!
High sugar, deep fried fat and overly processed foods will transform you into a ticking time bomb but our special guest today on Strong By Design is an integrative herbalist, nutrition educator, author and wellness coach. Discover how Jovanka Ciares is leading the charge on health in the land of abundance with her Get Off Sugar program.
“Every choice you made – what you feed your mind, body, and soul – eventually leads to a state of wellness.” - Jovanka Ciares
0:52 – Welcome to the ‘Strong by Design’ podcast
03:54 – Get to know today’s special guest, Jovanka Ciares
05:49 – The truth about sugar: What’s the difference between natural vs. artificial sugar
09:00 –The true meaning of wellness
13:41 – Sugar addiction: Jovanka on why is sugar so addictive
18:18 – How sugar impacts your immune system
23:00 – Discover the 5 foods that are surprisingly high in sugar
25:14 – Jovanka reveals simple ways to stop sugar cravings
33:02 – The dangers of consuming too much sugar
38:58 – Jovanka on reclaiming your wellness with herbal plants and herbs
51:49 – What to expect in the ‘Get Off Sugar’ program
53:24 – Where you can go to connect with Jovanka Ciares