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 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
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
If you’re watching your calorie intake, the most problematic part of your anatomy may be your sweet tooth. Our bodies are hard-wired for an attraction to sweet foods since sweetness signals that we’re taking in the calories (energy) neede... Read more
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
I just started a job where I have to be up so early I have no time for breakfast. I was wondering if anyone knew a good, healthy and low fat beverage I could drink on the got that would fuel my body until I can sit and eat a meal. Thanks!... Read more
My sister-in-law works at one of those sports nutrition supplement places. She just gave my husband dietary advice. No carbs or fruits five days a week, and heavy on the proteins and supplements every day. He has a sedentary, desk job and not very... Read more
I'm noticing many HCG questions on SparkPeople, and thought the latest Dr. Woliner article on HCG diets would help..
(BY DR. KENNETH WOLINER)
Like clockwork, I receive at least one phone call a week asking, “Do you do the HCG diet?”
“A... Read more
I am so sick of packing sandwiches for lunch, and ramen noodles are my diet kryptonite. I saw this online and it's life-changing!
I have those IKEA jars and the... Read more
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
Q: I've heard that artificial sweeteners can make you crave more sweets. So why do weight loss plans encourage eating foods—like yogurt—with artificial sweeteners? —HILARY SHEFFLER HOWARD, ATHOL, IDA: Diet sodas get more negativ... Read more
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
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