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Is Artificial Sweetener Bad For You 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 am sitting here pissed because I slipped and ate
Updated 11/29/2015 2:05:46 PM

I am sitting here pissed because I slipped and ate 5 wingettes. That set me back 1200 calories. And they were not goid at all....  Read more

Am down from size 14 to 12 from last 2 months
Updated 11/26/2015 3:47:16 AM

Am down from size 14 to 12 from last 2 months...  Read more

Am I crazy to start now?
Updated 11/29/2015 8:55:53 PM

Boy is this a bad time of year to lose some of this excess weight! Got a Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow and another on Friday. Then start baking for Xmas. I've got 30 lbs to lose, so I'll keep on tracking....  Read more

Am I eating enough?
Updated 11/28/2015 3:50:55 PM

Okay, here's the situation... I swim 2-3 miles 4x/week in a relatively short amount of time (a two mile swim usually takes me about 45 minutes if I do a straight set, though I usually work on drills and shorter sets, so it averages out to about...  Read more

Don't feel bad...just focus on getting better and

Don't feel bad...just focus on getting better and getting good nutrition today. Your body needs to recover...give it the time to do so. Feel better!...  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

Eliminating artificial sweeteners to contorl hunger and cravings for sweets.

Since I eliminated all Aspartame and Sucralose (splenda) from all my food and drink eight months ago, I have been able to control my cravings for sugar, the amount of daily sugar content in diet. My diet has transformed from being hungry all the...  Read more


Everyone is more than welcome. Let's make this a group where we all feel comfortable enough to vent what we feel, good or bad....  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