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Show Notes: Making Healthy Eating Easy with Carmen Johnson

Carmen Johnson - Making Healthy Eating Easy

On this week’s episode we spoke with Carmen Johnson about how to make healthy eating easy! If you missed the episode, I’d definitely recommend you listen, especially if you suffer from anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, obesity, or binge eating disorder.

In this episode we covered:

3:05 – About Carmen Johnson. Read more HERE.
5:10 – Carmen Johnson’s Story – How she became interested in health and nutrition.
7:05 – What kind of success are you having? What trends are you seeing in the health of America’s children?
8:22 – The daily sugar limit for children and adults.
11:20 – What kind of response do you get from parents when you are teaching about health and nutrition?
13:40 – How do our bodies respond to sugar alcohols, such as Xylitol?
17:10 – Caller Question: How does Xylitol compare to other sugars and sweeteners? Where can you purchase Xylitol? What are some healthier alternatives to sugary drinks/soda?
29:00 – Your program, Insane Body Science, has been sent to Yale Prevention Research Center for review. Talk to us a bit about this.
31:00 – Do you experience a lot of parents that allow their kids to drink diet soft drinks?
36:30 – What is Neotame? Are there any dangers to incorporating Neotame into our diets?
37:35 – The drawbacks of baby formula.
39:45 – Hidden names for artificial sweeteners. What should we look for on food labels?
40:12 – What sugars/sweeteners are the healthiest? Read more about the benefits of coconut palm sugar here.
40:25 – What food products should we avoid? Misleading food labels. Read more here.
40:44 – Is fruit juice healthy or should we avoid it?
43:20 – Mortality Rates in the United States.
49:30 – Food additives in baby formula (MSG, artificial sweeteners, high fructose corn syrup).
51:40 – The three simple rules of healthy eating.
54:50 – The importance of eating healthy fats, the disadvantages of low fat diets.

Links we mentioned:

Maji and Mongo Book Review
Insane Body Science – How is too much sugar bad for my body? [Children’s Education Video]
Insane Body Science – You mean I should eat good fats? [Children’s Education Video]
Insane Body Science – Why toxins are bad for my body? [Children’s Education Video]
Hydro One Beverages
Reed’s Gingerale
Coconut Secret – Coconut Crystals and Coconut Nectar
Cultures for Health – Water Kefir Grains
The Healthy Kids Revolution
Nutrition Detectives – Dr. David Katz
Sweet Misery – A Poisoned World (documentary about Aspartame)
Back To School“Lunch Box Ready” Training Call!

Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of obesity and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED) and the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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