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Funzing Talks: Addicted to Sugar?

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Tickets & info: http://bit.ly/2EwwH5v
Venue: Haunt, Stoke Newington
Doors: 7pm / Talk starts: 7.30pm.

Sugar Addiction, The Facts; The Solution

What or who is making you eat more than you need to, want to or planned to?

Do you sometimes feel like your eating is being driven by something other than genuine hunger for food that gives nutrition and fuel to your body? Why is it that people so easily turn to food in response to an emotion?

Until you understand what’s really going on both in your mind and body when you consume sugar, you could be forgiven for believing that stopping sugar is a question of willpower and moderation. It absolutely isn’t.

Sugar is highly addictive. In laboratory tests – it was found to be EIGHT times more addictive than Cocaine or Heroin. The brain’s response to sugar is to release a massive amount of the pleasure hormone Dopamine. The body’s response to refined sugar (which cannot be digested properly) is to release insulin to deal with the sugar and turn it into fat which is then stored around the body.

That’s why we’re getting bigger. That’s why children as young as five are being diagnosed with diabetes. Fat does not turn into fat. Sugar turns into fat.

The sugar industry both today and historically has done it’s very best to ‘quieten’ and indeed cover up the research findings and sought to distract our attention by promoting low fat foods throughout the food industry. Consequently, sugar has made its way into approximately 90% of all food sold in supermarkets (both the obvious and less obvious), hiding behind an astonishing 61 different names.

Sugar is also the only addictive substance legally marketed and sold to children! Addiction expert Chris Hill will help you understand the effects of sugar on the relationship between your mind, body and conscious self. He will explain how sugar addiction takes hold, how it perpetuates excessive eating, leaving you feeling out of control and at the mercy of the next coffee break with biscuits.

Chris will then show you how to painlessly (i.e. without feeling deprived or having to use massive willpower) no longer have a want or need for sugary foods.

You will then have a ‘choice’ – if you understand the addiction and how to beat it – you are immediately empowered with CHOICE. People attending Chris’s retreats and programmes stop sugar, lose weight and gain better health and mental wellbeing. Anxiety levels decrease, leaving them better able to make proper decisions about food, drink and lifestyle.

And this is something you can achieve much easier and quicker than you think. Chris teaches something unique amongst the range of other addiction models. He teaches how to reprogram the mind to no longer seek the substance or have a want or need for it.

People are blown away by the simplicity of the lesson but also by the fact that it is something they haven’t come across before. The subconscious mind and its role in our daily lives, habits, decisions, addictions and behaviours.

Everyone attending one of Chris’s sessions leaves more empowered to create change in their lives.

*Please see venue website for admission (age restrictions) or accessibility information. Our talks may be filmed for promotional purposes.

Funzing Talks are here to re-invent your evenings, creating an exciting alternative to having a drink in your local pub or bar. Funzing Talks pull together an impressive array of leading entrepreneurs, intellectuals, bright thinkers and incredible individuals to inspire your evenings and expand your mind.

Held in a carefully selected range of intimate spaces, Funzing Talks is the ultimate boredom-buster.

Delve into a totally new subject and challenge your perspectives with like-minded, equally curious people. It’s time to try something different – you never know where it may take you.


The Law of Addiction


The Haunt
182 Stoke Newington Road
London, N16 7UY United Kingdom
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