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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

Honey or sugar? As a sweetener? Or other options
Updated 8/27/2015 5:25:46 PM

Honey or sugar? As a sweetener? Or other options please :)...  Read more

Almased - is it safe? Is it effective?
Updated 8/26/2015 11:08:11 PM

Seeing ads for smoothies made with Almased. In recipes, it seems to replace yogurt. Is it safe? Is it effective? Are there contra-indications to taking it? Would especially appreciate a reply from one of the Spark Experts; i.e., Chef Meg?...  Read more

but I read so many bad stuff about sweeteners....
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but I read so many bad stuff about sweeteners.......  Read more

I guess I will go back to the sweeteners... With 0
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I guess I will go back to the sweeteners... With 0 calorie. I know it is said it makes your metabolism go slow and all, but I do other things to get my metabolism go better, like lemon juice, detox water, exercise, lots of veggies and fruits I eat....  Read more

is it safe loosing ten pounds in one month being i
Updated 8/22/2015 10:37:14 AM

is it safe loosing ten pounds in one month being in my third trimester? the dr changed my diet a month ago due to gestational diabetes....  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