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137: Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson: The Science Of Breaking Bad Eating Habits

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137: Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson: The Science Of Breaking Bad Eating Habits

Brief Bio:

Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson is a tenured psychology professor who has served on the faculty of colleges and universities across the globe. Her Ph.D. is in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and she specializes in the psychology and neuroscience of weight loss, willpower, and food addiction. She is President of the Institute for Sustainable Weight Loss and Founder and CEO of Bright Line Eating Solutions, a company dedicated to helping people achieve the vibrant health and zest for life that accompany permanent weight loss.


In this episode, you will learn:

  • Similarities between drug addiction and food addiction
  • What  is Bright Line Eating
  • Why the fitness industry is broken
  • What’s so bad about flour and sugar
  • What eating too much sugar does to your brain
  • How processed food hijacks your brain
  • What is the “susceptibility” scale
  • Is overeating an addiction
  • What is diathesis-stress model
  • The truth about stress
  • How to break bad eating habits
  • Leptin: How to make this Fat-Burning Hormone work for you
  • 5 Ways to quit your worst eating habits
  • Is exercise bad for you



The Truth about Addiction: We’re All Junkies Now

Bright Line Eating: The Science Of Living Happy, Thin and Free


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Ted Ryce is a high-performance coach, celebrity trainer, and a longevity evangelist. A leading fitness professional for over 24 years in the Miami Beach area, who has worked with celebrities like Sir Richard Branson, Rick Martin, Robert Downey, Jr., and hundreads of CEOs of multimillion-dollar companies. In addition to his fitness career, Ryce is the host of the top-rated podcast called Legendary Life, which helps men and women reclaim their health, and create the body and life they deserve.

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