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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

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

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

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

Do you usually eat your exercise calories?
Updated 7/29/2015 9:29:41 PM

Do you usually eat your exercise calories?...  Read more

Ate 247 over my range. My walk was rained out and
Updated 7/29/2015 6:42:31 PM

Ate 247 over my range. My walk was rained out and I needed my husband, who is on staff duty, more than anything. He hadn't eaten and I picked up a treat that was high in calories :/. Soaking in lavender oil now and drinking hot, plain, chai tea....  Read more

how many calories do most people try to eat a day?
Updated 7/29/2015 8:21:11 PM

how many calories do most people try to eat a day?...  Read more

I ate dinner at 7pm instead of my usual 9pm and lo
Updated 7/29/2015 3:55:02 PM

I ate dinner at 7pm instead of my usual 9pm and lost 2 pounds. Does eating dinner earlier promote weight loss? I cant attribute anything else to this wl, I didnt even work out yesterday......  Read more

?????? I love eating fresh veggies from the garden
Updated 7/30/2015 9:57:09 PM

?????? I love eating fresh veggies from the garden this time of year, but I'm getting bored with eating them plain or in salads. How do you eat your fresh veggies?...  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

Are You Consuming Too Much Sugar?

Sugar provides such sweet memories for me. As a child growing up, my mother would often sing the Mary Poppins song A Spoonful of Sugar as she was encouraging us to do tasks and chores we did not want to do. When we had hiccups, she would offer a spoo...  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