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Busting 4 Myths About Low- or No-Calorie Beverages

With so much hype surrounding low- and no-calorie sweetened beverages, how do you know what to believe? We break it down for you--and dispel the myths!
Posted 5/18/2017  12:00:00 PM By: Melissa Rudy : 11,535 views
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How 4 Natural Sugar Substitutes Stack Up Against the Real Deal

Want to cut calories without cutting out your favorite foods and drinks? Find out if our nutritionist recommends today's trendy sugar substitutes.
Posted 1/13/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 39 comments   36,457 views
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Fighting Diabetes with Fitness: 5 Members' Stories

Diabetes doesn't have to be a life sentence. With a nutritious diet, regular exercise and motivational tools here at SparkPeople, these five members have reclaimed their health.
Posted 11/10/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 0 comments   20,639 views
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Smoothies: Skip Them or Sip Them?

Smoothies are a somewhat polarizing topic among those in the health world. When done right, though, the blended drink can provide big nutritional value. Discover the secret formula
Posted 5/24/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 15 comments   38,526 views
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Sugar Showdown: Hard Cider vs. Junk Food

Although cider beer is gaining in popularity, it may not be as healthy as you think. Learn how the sugar content of hard cider and your favorite junk foods compares.
Posted 11/5/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 19 comments   33,431 views
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Find Out How Megen Lost Half Her Body Weight*

SparkPeople member Megen lost 150 pounds--and beat her sugar addiction. Find out how, in this month's Health magazine.
Posted 2/19/2013  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 48 comments   37,270 views
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What You Need to Know about Nectresse, the Zero-Calorie Sweetener

Dietitian Becky shares the scoop on the zero-calorie sweetener, Nectresse. Is it natural? And what's a monkfruit?
Posted 1/18/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 61 comments   38,436 views
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Sweet Deception: Why You Can't Trust 'Sugar' Labels

If you're trying to cut back on added sugars, don't look at the nutrition label! Here's why it may be fooling you.
Posted 8/17/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 52 comments   33,211 views
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High Fructose Corn Syrup Won't Become Corn Sugar

Learn more about refined corn sweeteners and why the petition to change the name to corn sugar was denied.
Posted 6/18/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 17 comments   16,704 views
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Don't Tax My Sugar

Dietitian Becky shares her thoughts on the possibility of a "sugar tax".
Posted 2/23/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 113 comments   16,783 views
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Do We Want Kids Starting the Day with a Bowl of Sugar?

You'd think that cereal would be a good breakfast choice for kids. Well, not necessarily, especially if you’re not paying close attention to the label on the cereal box.
Posted 12/9/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 28 comments   13,256 views
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Confession: My Sugar Addiction has Returned

Earlier this year, I thought I had finally changed my eating habits, only eating treats now and then. But since that time, things haven't exactly gone as planned...
Posted 12/17/2010  11:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 287 comments   25,787 views
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High Fructose Corn Syrup Soon May Be 'Corn Sugar'

The makers of high fructose corn syrup want to change its name, to corn sugar. Do you think it will boost the ingredient's popularity? Do you avoid the sweetener?
Posted 9/20/2010  1:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 179 comments   32,269 views
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Confession: I'm Breaking My Sugar Addiction

My love affair with sweets goes back many years. Recently I had the opportunity to make a serious commitment to cut back on sweets, and so far it's going better than I expected.
Posted 5/4/2010  1:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 166 comments   25,329 views
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Are You Consuming Too Much Sugar?

Sugar can be naturally occurring or added. Do you know which type is most prevalent in your diet?
Posted 4/29/2010  5:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 172 comments   98,833 views
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