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Safe 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

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

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

Artificial sweeteners - I can't use artificial swe
Updated 3/3/2015 11:24:02 PM

Artificial sweeteners - I can't use artificial sweeteners, what do you recommend?...  Read more

Is it safe to excersize after oral surgery? I have
Updated 2/27/2015 1:54:50 PM

Is it safe to excersize after oral surgery? I have to get all my wisdom teeth removed and am doing 1hr of cardio 6x a week and 30m of strength training 3x a week. Is that going to be doable after surgery since its only my mouth?...  Read more

do you use sweetener in your coffee/tea? If so whi
Updated 2/20/2015 12:29:43 PM

do you use sweetener in your coffee/tea? If so which brand?...  Read more

artificial sweetners vs sugar
Updated 2/19/2015 9:46:59 PM

I like artificial sweetners, but I being hearing a lot of bad stuff about aspartame? What do you think about sweetners?...  Read more

Coffee...How do you lose the sugar/sweeteners?
Updated 3/6/2015 2:08:34 PM

I love coffee. I used to drink just one cup every morning with cream and sugar or cream and fake sugar. Here's the thing, the diet I'm doing allows for the cream but not a sweetener. I absolutely loathe it without the sweetener. I can't wrap my h...  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

Seltzer

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

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  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

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