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Eat Less Sugar Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eat Less Sugar.

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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

Sweet Swaps: Baking with Sugar Substitutes

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

Breaking Your Sugar Addiction

That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li...  Read more

How to Treat Diabetes-Related Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c...  Read more

The Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup

Is there something unique about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) that could lead to weight gain or health problems? Does your body really know the difference between corn syrup, sugar and other sweeteners? That may depend on who you ask. Some people t...  Read more

Should I really be eating this many calories!?
Updated 10/30/2014 7:55:19 AM

For the past months I've been eating healthier and exercising. I've lost a total of 40 pounds so far. I need to lose 70 more pounds in total to be a healthy right. When I was losing the 40 pounds, I lost 30 pounds without any problem really and I was...  Read more

Eating raw soy chunks and granules
Updated 10/30/2014 8:22:56 AM

Having been looking for vegetarian sources of raw protein, I recently discovered soy chunks, which are dehydrated and defatted versions of soybeans. I have been having soybeans for a while, so I thought i would try soy chunks since they are higher in...  Read more

Struggling with the eating, some days I don't eat
Updated 10/29/2014 10:44:22 PM

Struggling with the eating, some days I don't eat enough calories and others too much. I try to make sure I eat healthy even pack a snack. Ugh how frustrating!!!!...  Read more

After not eating real meals for 10 days (major bre
Updated 10/29/2014 12:16:23 AM

After not eating real meals for 10 days (major break up, moved across country, always nauseous) - tonight I forced myself to eat food & went to the gym.. Its a new chapter. Anyone ready to do this with me?...  Read more

Is it healthy to mostly eat salad?
Updated 10/29/2014 3:05:43 PM

I've only started researching this stuff two weeks ago and I'm not entirely sure what I can or can't cross out of my diet. So far, I've been eating fresh vegetables for every meal, but also 3% cheese with crispbread instead of actual bread, buckwheat...  Read more

THE LUCKY SEVEN

Think-eat more fruitThink-eat more veggiesThink-Eat more soluble fiberThink-Eat less sugarThink-Eat less SaltThink-Eat less trans fatThink-drink more water...  Read more

Expanding Frosting

When you buy a container of cake frosting from the store, whip it with your mixer for a few minutes. You can double it in size. You get to frost more cake/cupcakes with the same amount. You also eat less sugar and calories per serving....  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Heart Health Tips from Dr. Oz

Perhaps you already know that heart disease kills more women than breast cancer -- more than all cancers combined, in fact. What you may not have heard is that the number of middle-aged women having heart attacks is on the rise. The good news: Heart...  Read more

Sugar, Oh How Sweet It Is

When you read the ingredient listing on a nutrition label, do the sugar terms jump out at you? Perhaps listings like sugar, brown sugar, or honey cause you to pause. What about listings such as evaporated cane juice, malt or turbinado sugar? Do they...  Read more

eat less sugar = feel much better!

This is the week for Christmas parties - I blew it at the first on Sunay and felt lousy yesterday. At party #2 last night, I had a great dinner followed by one-half of a slice of pumpkin/apple pie. I also made a conscious thing to drink my water earl...  Read more

New goals - move more, eat less sugar!

Spring is coming - yes, sure, there's snow outside, but it's coming, right? :) And it's time for new goals for me! I want to move away from focusing on the scale - back to thinking about health! I'm doing just fine on getting in the Self Challenge st...  Read more