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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

I don't see it as a problem if you eat healthy fre
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I don't see it as a problem if you eat healthy fresh foods which are low in calories but high in nutrition. Do you have plenty of energy? Do you feel good? A few days of low caloric intake isn't going to hurt you. See doc for long term....  Read more

Calcium Variation - Is this healthy?
Updated 9/24/2016 10:57:49 AM

Helllo - I just looked back at my calcium intake for the last month. I had not been paying attention to this previously. It looks like on some days I eat the amount recommended (e.g. 120% of the standard recommended amount,), some days I eat 3...  Read more

Has anyone gotten so far off their healthy diet an
Updated 9/23/2016 9:07:59 PM

Has anyone gotten so far off their healthy diet and exercise regimen that it feels impossible to get anywhere near "back on track"? I am in constant pain and my meds cause my body to feel out of sorts sending me towards binge eating to feel "better"...  Read more

Healthy food seems so expensive, I just can't aff
Updated 9/23/2016 3:14:28 PM

Healthy food seems so expensive, I just can't afford to buy it all the time. Any tips for a broke college student?...  Read more

Boston Market for lunch. Even with healthy choices
Updated 9/23/2016 1:53:32 PM

Boston Market for lunch. Even with healthy choices, I hit 610 calories. Ugh! Not very proud of myself today....  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