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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

10 Fake Foods You're Probably Eating

As we race against the clock in our overscheduled, fast-paced world, convenience often trumps common sense. Although we know that processed foods probably aren't the best choice for our health, we assume they're a necessary evil—and if...  Read more

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appears to be safe in moderation, but could potentially cause problems if used excessively. Here's an article from our SP Dietitian, Becky, with more info: http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutr
ition_articles.asp?id=605 Coach Denise...  Read more

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Updated 4/26/2016 10:02:29 PM

Power went out 3 times. We are still safe had a long day but the day isn't over yet🙄😖Please say a prayer for OK....  Read more

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Updated 4/26/2016 10:05:41 PM

Power went out 3 times. We are still safe had a long day but the day isn't over yet🙄😖Please say a prayer for OK....  Read more

If u live in Oklahoma Be Safe!! If you don't live in Ok PRAY FOR OKC!!!!
Updated 4/26/2016 7:54:36 PM

If u live in Oklahoma Be Safe!! If you don't live in Ok PRAY FOR OKC!!!!...  Read more

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Updated 4/26/2016 5:51:20 PM

Stay safe in the storm areas this afternoon. We are on our way to my mom's big house/basement....  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

Artificial Sweetners

Diabetes is different for every diabetic so no one artificial sweetener is safe. A carb is a carb no matter what and carbs raise blood sugar. Be careful with artificial sweetners and count the carbs....  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

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

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