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Eat Less Sugar Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eat Less Sugar.

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

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

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

My weekly losses have slowed significantly (less t
Updated 9/23/2016 2:52:03 PM

My weekly losses have slowed significantly (less than1lb per wk). Emotionally I'm doing OK, but since I'm only a third of the way through my journey, I know that eventually I will get frustrated. So at what point do you call a plateau a plateau?...  Read more

Ive seen conflicting advice here about eating all
Updated 9/23/2016 1:48:40 PM

Ive seen conflicting advice here about eating all your exercise calories back. My daily calorie allotment is already supposed 2 create a deficit so in theory I should still lose if eating them all. Ive asked a coach & am awaiting an answer....  Read more

Has a road bump with binge eating yesterday. But s
Updated 9/23/2016 10:31:13 AM

Has a road bump with binge eating yesterday. But since I know I need to go to the gym now I think I'm doing all right....  Read more

I either over eat or under eat there is no In betw
Updated 9/23/2016 10:15:41 AM

I either over eat or under eat there is no In between. Feeling very frustrated and disappointed in myself. I have been working out nearly every day but continue to eat badly..sigh......  Read more

Im excited the scale is down, but feeling a little
Updated 9/23/2016 10:02:05 AM

Im excited the scale is down, but feeling a little yucky/bloated/cramping/tired & asthma is acting up so no going outside today. Trying to do a little at a time. Hope this fatigue wears off & I can accomplish something today...  Read more


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 - You're Sweet Enough

One of biggest personal challenges has been cutting sugar out of my life! I've been doing pretty good I have to say. I did have one big slip up. I felt like a drug addict as that's about what it is. It felt so good, followed by a crash and feelin...  Read more

April 12 Accountability - Eat less sugar

Here's how I did for Tuesday, April 12 - 248 Scripture reading before checking cell phone. 248 Eat 100 calories fewer than I burn daily. I ate 2,029, burned 2,232. 248 Take at least 10,000 steps daily. Took 10,534. 102 Get at...  Read more