Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and... Read more
The sweetener stevia has plenty of dedicated followers. Who can blame them? For years, food and supplement manufacturers have advertised stevia as all natural, calorie free and safe for people with diabetes. To many people, stevia seems like a win-wi... Read more
If you’re seeking to reduce your caloric intake, then sugar substitutes are worth a look. Sweeteners like sucralose and stevia are 200 to 600 times sweeter than granulated cane sugar, and they contain 0 to 5 calories per 1 g serving. When used... Read more
If you’re watching your calorie intake, the most problematic part of your anatomy may be your sweet tooth. Our bodies are hard-wired for an attraction to sweet foods since sweetness signals that we’re taking in the calories (energy) neede... Read more
If you spend any time looking at nutrition labels, you’ve probably noticed some intriguing ingredients in sweet foods that are touted as diet-friendly, sugar-free, low-carb, or even formulated for people with diabetes. One ingredient, known as... Read more
Hi I am brand new and looking for help in trying to track my fiber intake too. It doesn't seem like it is available here but it is on the laptop version. Can Anyone please help me with this to set up on the mobile app?... Read more
So... I have this bottle of Red Machine, and on the side of these bottles it says what's in them.
For the purposes of counting my servings of fruits and vegetables, since they use puree (which from my understanding is the whole food minus seeds... Read more
Hello all!! Brand new at this. Had an extremely stressful year and pretty much ate my way through it. I am the heaviest I have ever been (not pregnant). I am desperate for a change but so fearful of failing yet again at losing this weight. Help!!... Read more
I'm using the diabetes management nutrition tracker. I've been trying to follow the meal plans closely to jump start my weight loss and glucose control. After 4 weeks it's working in spite of my learning curve!
Apparently whoever makes those da... Read more
Dr Mark Hyman Says "Stop confusing your body. If you have a desire for something sweet, have a little sugar, but stay away from “fake” foods. Researchers found that the total food eaten over 14 days dramatically increased in the artificial sweetener... Read more
Here at the dailySpark, we're big fans of breakfast. Not just any breakfast will do. We want a healthy breakfast to start the day. So when I met the kind folks at Attune Foods in San Francisco last fall, I was excited to learn more about their brands... Read more
Q: I've heard that artificial sweeteners can make you crave more sweets. So why do weight loss plans encourage eating foods—like yogurt—with artificial sweeteners? —HILARY SHEFFLER HOWARD, ATHOL, IDA: Diet sodas get more negativ... Read more
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