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Healthiest Artificial Sweetener Resources

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All About Artificial Sweeteners

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 Science Behind Stevia

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

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

Smarter Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

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

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

Its hard tu eat healthy wen all my mom cooks is un
Updated 8/28/2016 5:06:32 PM

Its hard tu eat healthy wen all my mom cooks is unhealthy food i try tu tell tu cook baked or steamed food but no its wht she wnts ugh....help me!!!!...  Read more

Uggh I was doing so good with healthy choices and
Updated 8/28/2016 2:53:58 PM

Uggh I was doing so good with healthy choices and exercise, but the last couple days with lots of stress and I started craving bad food :/ well that ends today! Back to healthy living!...  Read more

Homeschooling mommy trying to get healthy
Updated 8/28/2016 3:55:32 PM

Hey all, I was on spark from 2008 to 2012. Went from 200 to 127. After 2 babies I gained it all back!! I made half attempts to lose the weight again and then went thru a fat is fabulous stage...and had a bad dr appt...and here I am now! I...  Read more

I'm struggling with eating healthier and portion c
Updated 8/28/2016 7:59:49 AM

I'm struggling with eating healthier and portion control...I need help. Any suggestions on helping with portion control? #firstpost...  Read more

I have ate healthy all today and only have 938 cal
Updated 8/27/2016 8:15:43 PM

I have ate healthy all today and only have 938 calories. I felt a bit off balance all day but about 4:00 the dizzy head and drop in blood pressure hit me. Could this have anything to do with my diet ?...  Read more

Artificial Sweeteners

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

Are You Getting Too Many Artificial Sweeteners?

Are You Getting Too Many Artificial Sweeteners?To be human is to enjoy sweet foods: Even newborns have been shown to exhibit a preference for sweet tastes. As a result, people have long sought sweet additions to their diet.Thousands of years ago, we...  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

Splenda Possibly Linked to Cancer, New Study Finds

Since its 1999 debut, Splenda has become the country's most popular artificial sweetener, not only for sweetening coffee and tea, but also for cooking and baking. Until now, the sucralose-based Splenda has been considered a safe sugar substitute,...  Read more

Smart Ways to Feed Your Body

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