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Diabetes Artificial Sweetener Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diabetes Artificial Sweetener.

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All About Artificial Sweeteners

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 Science Behind Stevia

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

What Are Sugar Alcohols?

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

Eating with Diabetes: Desserts and Sweets

I’d be willing to bet that most everyone has been told—and therefore believes—that people with diabetes cannot have any sugar and are resigned to living without dessert for the rest of their lives. Well, as a Certified Diabetes Educ...  Read more

''Free'' Foods for Diabetes

In diabetes meal planning, blood sugar control is the main goal. Typically, people with diabetes are advised to follow carbohydrate-controlled diets in order to minimize blood sugar spikes and manage their disease. Since many foods contain carbohydra...  Read more

gestational diabetes
Updated 12/21/2014 12:24:59 PM

What are some good diabetic snacks? I have gestational diabetes, and i am eating a half peanut butter sandwich for every snack because its easy! Also, dinner ideas that are not boring!...  Read more

I just found out I have type 2 diabetes ... Shocke
Updated 12/18/2014 12:50:48 AM

I just found out I have type 2 diabetes ... Shocked !!!...  Read more

diabetes
Updated 12/15/2014 6:58:42 AM

good evening...i was just diognosed with diabetes and need to lose alot of wieght...im only 57 and wiegh 232 and im only 5 ft. im very scared that im not going to be able to do this and i know i cant do it alone...im on a limited income and cant aff...  Read more

pre-diabetes
Updated 12/12/2014 4:35:33 AM

Hello! Last week I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes. I always knew there was a chance because of preexsiting conditions. I bought the fit meter and soon will have that al activated! I am excited! 2 years ago I did lose 50lbs through modified car...  Read more

Sweet Potatoes & Diabetes -- Good or Bad?
Updated 11/30/2014 10:23:47 AM

Hi Everyone, 1) Are sweet potatoes "healthy" to have as a pre-diabetic/diabetic? Or should they be avoided due to their sugar contents? 2) What kinds of sweets & sugar substitutes am I allowed to have twice weekly? I'm a 220 lb. fema...  Read more

Choose Real Sweet Over Artificial

Artificial sweeteners may save you calories, but it's not really that great a bargain. Artificial sweeteners have been connected to weight GAIN, INCREASED food cravings, INCREASED hunger, INCREASED insulin resistance leading to Diabetes and DECREASED...  Read more

Artificial Sweeteners

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

Managing Diabetes Group!

We are Managing Our Diabetes! And we will get it under control with good healthy eating and exercising, and the support of our Spark Friends! Come Join Us in your Quest to Become Healthy!...  Read more

What You Need to Know about Nectresse, the Zero-Calorie Sweetener

I turned the corner and headed down aisle #6--the baking section of my local grocery store--eyes peeled for the "new kid" on the shelf. The new zero-calorie sweetener, Nectresse from the makers of Splenda.  There it was, in canister an...  Read more

5 Reasons Why It's Okay to Drink Diet Beverages

If you’re feeling confused by all of the headlines about diet beverages, you’re not alone. There’s a growing amount of misinformation about diet beverages. Here are some of the facts that we tell our patients who ask about drinking...  Read more





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