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Healthy Artificial Sweetener Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Artificial Sweetener.

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

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Both are healthy options, just be sure that whatever you choose, it's white meat. Sometimes they add dark meat to ground chicken or turkey to keep it moist. Make sure you read the label....  Read more

Yesterday was my first day. I ate very healthy...a
Updated 2/4/2016 5:57:24 AM

Yesterday was my first day. I ate very healthy...all veggies, homemade juices and homemade pita/hummus. But I went over my calorie goal. Hopefully I do better today...  Read more

I've been eating healthy foe the past 3 days and a
Updated 2/4/2016 6:21:42 AM

I've been eating healthy foe the past 3 days and adding more greens and protein. I feel so proud of myself. I've been working 15 hours each day but that doesn't stop me from making healthy food choices. 12 more pounds to go ???...  Read more

Easy healthy breakfast ideas needed!
Updated 2/6/2016 3:12:11 AM

Hi guys, I am a busy working mother to a 2.5 year old. I need something quick to either make the night before or grab/put together in the morning. My go to has been overnight oats(greek yogurt, oats, and fruit(sometimes peanut butter). I also...  Read more

I am eating healthy, 3 meals, 2 snacks, low carbs.
Updated 2/4/2016 5:10:13 AM

I am eating healthy, 3 meals, 2 snacks, low carbs. And my calories are too low....  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


Flavored seltzers are great - no calories, no artificial sweeteners and lots of great taste....  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

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

What You Need to Know about Nectresse, the Zero-Calorie Sweetener

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