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The Sugar Freedom Show

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When you're ready to let go of sugar, or any food that troubles you, Sugar Freedom wants to help. Let's discover optimal eating together.

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When you're ready to let go of sugar, or any food that troubles you, Sugar Freedom wants to help. Let's discover optimal eating together.

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iTunes Ratings

7 Ratings
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The Sugar Freedom Show

Updated 6 days ago

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When you're ready to let go of sugar, or any food that troubles you, Sugar Freedom wants to help. Let's discover optimal eating together.

Rank #1: The Book That Made Sugar Freedom Possible.

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Let's face it. The low carb/high fat approach is still not politically correct.  Eliminating added sugar is getting lots of support in the media these days from films like Fed Up, and books like Fat Chance by Dr. Robert Lustig. The truth is, I didn't just eliminate sugar in order to lose more than 65 pounds, and keep it off (with a 6 month period of re-gain which I will describe on today's show) for six years and counting.  I also completely eliminated grains, I ate more fat, and most shocking of all, I occaisionally practiced intermittent fasting.  I was truly afraid to tell anyone how I had lost all my weight, let alone write publicly about it. Then, I saw Dr. David Perlmutter on the Dr. Oz Show.  He was talking about his book, Grain Brain.  I bought the book, read it, and followed Dr. Perlmutter's dietary approach in order to get back to my happy weight.  The most important conviction I gained from Grain Brain was that I never ever had to eat grains again.  Finally, I had the courage to write my story, and share my own approach to sugar and grain free living.  If you've decided to let grains go for good, I hope you'll listen today, and read Grain Brain, by Dr. David Perlmutter

Jul 16 2014
21 mins
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Rank #2: The Sugar Freedom Challenge

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Catherine shares her sugar elimination strategies.  We are starting week 3 of a Six Week Sugar Elimination and Fat Loss Challenge, and I will be creating these coaching podcasts each Monday and Friday to help keep your motivation strong.  You can find tips, menus, book recommendations, and other tools for fat loss success here on the Sugar Freedom Show.

Feb 23 2015
15 mins
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Rank #3: We're Back With James Giada, Creator of the 4 Day Diet

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James overcame his own struggles with being overweight through exercise and nutrition.  He shares his discoveries about permanent fat loss with us today. Back when he first started weight training in High School, he lost fat without needing to do anything else, but when he went to college he learned that staying healthy was going to take more than exercise.  It was going to take an eating strategy that he could use and enjoy for life. You can get the 4 Day Diet at a special price for Sugar Freedom Show listeners==>ClickHere

Jul 11 2014
37 mins
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Rank #4: Better Than Weight Loss: Getting Lean For Good

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  What's even better than losing a significant amount of excess weight?  Keeping it off for good, that's what.  Catherine kicks off her "Longest Loser," series with Business Vision Catalyst Stephanie Calahan. We'll discover how Stephanie transformed her health and fitness, and how she maintains her success. I'll ask how she changed her eating, training, and mindest to get her results, and we'll find out just what it takes to stay on track after the pounds are gone. Find out how good health has influenced Stephanie's accomplishments in business, relationships, and personal development too. I know that this episode of The Sugar Freedom Show will be full of ideas and strategies that will make you a winner at reaching your health goals, and enhancing your life. Learn more about Stephanie here:http://www.stephaniecalahan.com/ ———————————————

Sep 06 2016
47 mins
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Rank #5: How To Stop, And Recover From, A Binge

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I order to become seriously overweight, I had to engage in some serious overeating.  Bread, sweets, and chips were my downfall, and even when they stopped providing me with any real enjoyment I couldn't stop until the bags and cartons were empty. Even though I've been at a healthy weight for more than seven years now, I can still be caught off guard, and end up consumed by sugary, starchy, salty, snacks.   In this episode of The Sugar Freedom Show I descroibe how I get off of the sugar train, and I hope that my story can help you if you ever find yourself in the middle of a bout of serious, unwanted overeating.  In addition, I share the foods that help me recover from the terrible junk food hangover I always get as a result of eating my trigger foods.  My entire eating program, which helped me manage my food addiction and get to a healthy weight, is available at www.sugarfreedom.com.  For more information, free sample meal plans, and recipes, take the sugar addiciton quiz at www.sugarfreedom.com/blog.

Aug 05 2015
22 mins
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Rank #6: Freedom Friday #6 Getting back off of sugar after a slip.

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Even with everything I know about staying off of sugar and grains, sometimes I lose my mind and go down the sugar hole.  The path to sugar is usually paved with hunger or stress.  Thankfully, I have utritional straegies to share with you for getting back off of suagr, and easing any guilt you may have. We must learn to manage our thinking in order to prevent overeating in the first place.  I will share my best strategies today.  Then I will give you the exact emergency menus I use to get "clean" again. All of the food lists, eating strategies, and many recipes can be found in the Sugar Freedom progam available here: www.sugarfreedom.com.

Jan 13 2017
24 mins
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Rank #7: Freedom Friday Podcast

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It Gets Easier:  How staying off of sugar is easier than giving it up.   When you first give up sugar, grains, and processed vegetable oils, the transition can be rough.  You may have to eat different meals than your normal weight friends and family members.  Your energy may be  uneven because you don't know how to deal with the transition from glucose to fat burning.  You may consider a sugar free eating plan to be a diet instead of permanent shift in nutrition, with leaves you open to the temptation of cheating. Cathy has been there, and she shares what works for her, and for her clients and readers, who have discovered fat loss and fitness solutions that can work for you too. Plus Book of the Week: Body of Truth by Harriet Brown.

Apr 28 2017
31 mins
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Rank #8: We're Back With James Giada: Author of 4 Day Fat Loss

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Catherine interviews James Giada.  James was a chubby kid, but when he started training at age 14 the weight came off.  After college he became a personal trainer, but he quickly learned that his clients were going to need help with their eating habits in order to create lasting change.  James earned his Precision Nutrition Certification, and set about helping his clients reach their goals.  James talks about the power of consistency, commitment, and yes, great food for permanent fat loss. You can find 4 Day Fat Loss at this link==>Click Here.

Jul 14 2014
37 mins
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Rank #9: The Longest Loser: Winning at Weight Maintenance

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What's even better than losing a significant amount of excess weight?  Keeping it off for good, that's what.  Catherine kicks off her "Longest Loser," series with Business Vision Catalyst Stephanie Calahan. We'll discover how Stephanie transformed her health and fitness, and how she maintains her success. I'll ask how she changed her eating, training, and mindest to get her results, and we'll find out just what it takes to stay on track after the pounds are gone. Find out how good health has influenced Stephanie's accomplishments in business, relationships, and personal development too. I know that this episode of The Sugar Freedom Show will be full of ideas and strategies that will make you a winner at reaching your health goals, and enhancing your life. Learn more about Stephanie here:http://www.stephaniecalahan.com/

Aug 30 2016
4 mins
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Rank #10: Oops, I did it again: How changing my way of eating brought back the cravings.

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If my Fairy Good-Sister came to me and said, "I will give you the body you need to fulfill your life purpose, guaranteed, but you can only eat 30 grams of carbohydrate per day for the rest of your life," do you know what I would say? "I'll do it." I am so passionate about training, coaching, dancing, sininging, and choreogrphy that I would not hesitate to give up sugary starchy foods for the rest of my life. Still, I keep trying to add back more fruit and some grains, and reducing the fat in my eating plans in order to make them less extreme, more mainstream, and easier to offer to a broader audience.  What I have had to accept is the fact that what is popular isn't what works for me, and it doesn't work well for my readers and listeners who struggle with sugar compulion, insulin resistance, and carbohydrate intolerance. Since the start of 2017 I have been tinkering with my nutrition, and it has backfired.  Thankfully, I am back on the Keto-cart and feeling so much better.  Here is what I have learned, and I hope this episode helps you to find the eating plan that works for you, for life.

Mar 24 2017
16 mins
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Rank #11: Freedom Friday: Catherine answers your questions about food and fitness.

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Catherine has helped her clients and readers lose thousands of pounds and inches with her books, programs, and coaching.  Every Friday she answers listener questions about reaching and keeping fitness gpoals.  E-mail your questions to catherine@sugarfreedom.com.

Nov 04 2016
23 mins
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Rank #12: Top Ten Tips To Get Off Of a Fat Loss Plateau

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I've been coaching fat loss and transformation clients for three years now, and I'm happy to say that I'm gaining powerful insights into getting to goal with each client I coach.  Here are my top ten techniques for ensuring that you keep advancing toward your health and figure goals.  I hope you enjoy these tips, and I will be addressing each one in future podcasts with science, real world success stories, and suggestions for reading and further study.  To learn more about the Sugar Freedom Program visit:  www.sugarfreedom.com

Aug 15 2015
27 mins
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Rank #13: Sugar Freedom Challenge Part 2

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A wise man once asked me, "How can you make your program as simple as possible?"  Today, I answer that question, give you a book recommendation, and more.  Plus, my simplest strategy for setting, and getting, your goal. Sample Meal Plan Breakfast: 2 Eggs fried in butter Vegetable Stir Fry 2-3 Slices Uncured Bacon Lunch: Grass Fed Ground Beef 3-4oz Vegetable Stir Fry Red Cabbage Leaves For Wrap Zesty Sauce and avocado Slices Fill wraps with ground beef, vegetables, and avocado.  Dip in zesty sauce and enjoy. Dinner: 3-4 oz Oven Baked Salmon topped with Crushed Macadamia Nuts Large Green Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette 1C Strawberries topped with Whipped Heavy Cream and Crushed Macadamia Nuts  

Feb 28 2015
18 mins
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Rank #14: Freedom Friday 3

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Todays topics: Intermittent fasting, calorie balance, broth for energy and to stop cravings. Catherine will take your calls during the show.  Learn more at www.sugarfreedom.com Catherine can be reached by e-mail: catherine@sugarfreedom.com

Dec 09 2016
25 mins
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Rank #15: Six Week Challenge Tips

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Catherine's clients and readers have lost thousands of pounds and inches with her books and programs.  Listen in as she gives her best tips for sticking to a food and fitness plan.  Complience is the key to getting results that are worth the effort you put into healthy eating and training.  Her nutrition program is available at: www.suagrfreedom.com

Nov 02 2016
26 mins
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Rank #16: How To Create Your Ideal Body

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As a fitness studio owner and nutrition specialist, It's important for me to be clear on what my job is.   Quite simply, it is to give you all of the tools and instrucion I can to help you create your ideal body.  I'll share a secret with you.  The best way to get what you want is to help other people get it too, so every podcast, meal plan, or training session I create for you helps me reach my goals for health, happiness, and fulfillment.  Listen in for three keys to developing your ideal body plan.   To find out more visit www.sugarfreedom.com

Jul 20 2015
27 mins
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Rank #17: Catherine Welcomes Derek Whaler: Transformation Expert

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What if we've had it backwards for the past 40 years?  What if long workouts in the so-called fat burning zone are just making us hungry and tired?  What's the solution to getting the results we want without spending our lives in the gym or on a crdio machine?  Plus, hear the story of Derek's sudden health scsre that made him even more grateful for the fitness he's built as a Certified Turbulence Trainer. Click This Link to get Derek's program with tons of valuable Birthday Bonuses.  ===>10 Minute Fat Loss PS: Happy Birthday Derek!

Jul 21 2014
34 mins
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Rank #18: Goal Getting Essentials for 2015

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Look forward to this time next year.  What do you want to have accomplished?  Let's make this the year we say good bye to sugar and the foods that stand in the way of our health and happiness.  What are the things that you want to do this year that would be made easier by vibrant heath and energy?  Catherine Gordon ACE/CTT and the author of Sugar Freedom describe the top two strategies that will help you reach your goals this year.    

Jan 01 2015
19 mins
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Rank #19: Callie Dubrow : Author of Strong and Sexy in 25 Minutes

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Can you really get strong and sexy in just 25 minutes aday?  High Performance Personal Trainer and Coach Callie Dubrow explains the science behind the latest techniques for fat loss and figure sculpting.  As my clients at Gordon Studio are discvering, there is a sweet spot where more wholesome food, and the right amount of smart, intense, targeted training creates beautiful results: fast. Learn more at: http://www.strongandsexyin25minutes.com  

Oct 25 2014
35 mins
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Rank #20: Catherine and Maureen Help You Survive the Holidays

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Catherine Gordon CTT, and Maureen McGarry CTT bring you top tips to get and stay lean and happy this Holiday season.

Nov 28 2014
18 mins
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