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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

Took a little longer today, really busy work day s
Updated 2/11/2016 11:52:48 PM

Took a little longer today, really busy work day so I was sitting at the computer a lot, but I achieved my 7k step goal. In fact exceeded it and nearly hit 9k. Fitbit. Best investment for me...ever....  Read more

I am trying to get back into the habit of eating h
Updated 2/11/2016 10:59:36 PM

I am trying to get back into the habit of eating healthy and exercising. I have had a hard time this past month keeping on track. I hope that joining the spark community will make it easier for me to accomplish my goals....  Read more

Haven't exercised all week due to my little boy be
Updated 2/11/2016 10:17:33 PM

Haven't exercised all week due to my little boy being sick and unable to attend daycare he got to spend time with gpa while I worked but couldn't make it to the gym Kind of bummed but have to care for my boy Slacked a little on my healthy eating too...  Read more

New to the Spark world. Started eating better abou
Updated 2/11/2016 11:00:16 PM

New to the Spark world. Started eating better about a month ago...but I have about 80 pounds to lose. The last couple of years I have been a Rollercoaster and need consistency. Looking for accountability in my search for a new fit self....  Read more

I really struggle with eating at night. I always w
Updated 2/11/2016 10:48:06 PM

I really struggle with eating at night. I always want sweets. I used to eat a lil Debbie brownie with a huge glass of milk. Any tips? I know a lot of ppl have a cut off time for eating/drinking..but it seems almost impossible for me....  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