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Healthy 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

Day three of eating healthy and trying to be more
Updated 5/25/2016 2:37:16 PM

Day three of eating healthy and trying to be more active. My biggest issue is drinking enough water! Soda addict here! Any suggestions on how to decrease soda and increase water intake? Or to quit pop altogether lol thanks :)...  Read more

Make a healthier version of what you want, at home
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Make a healthier version of what you want, at home. If you want a burger and fries, grill a burger using lean meat and watch the toppings. Make some oven fries. If you keep avoiding fast food, pretty soon you will wonder how you ever ate it b/c it...  Read more

None of my friends are driven to get healthy and u
Updated 5/25/2016 8:43:20 PM

None of my friends are driven to get healthy and usually flake.My husband seems to think losing weight after a baby is the same as before the baby.. I need a positive support system! #Firstpost #friendfinder...  Read more

Kind of upsetting that all I can really do right now is try to eat healthier. I can't do the exciser
Updated 5/25/2016 3:40:01 PM

Kind of upsetting that all I can really do right now is try to eat healthier. I can't do the exciserses I want to do because my arm is broken. But I want be discouraged I will search for things I can do. Does anyone have ideas of what I can do?...  Read more

Healthy/ cheap meal and snack ideas??
Updated 5/25/2016 1:44:59 PM

Healthy/ cheap meal and snack ideas??...  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