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Safest Artificial Sweetener Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Safest 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

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

Is ideal protein diet safe when have upcoming back
Updated 3/23/2014 6:10:29 PM

I will be having back surgery soon as was wondering if I will have any problems with being on the ideal protein diet. I know there were a lot of restrictions to follow the week before surgery so I'm wondering if I will run into a problem when I chec...  Read more

Quitting artificial sweeteners.
Updated 3/2/2014 11:31:24 AM

Has anyone found that there craving and being hungry all the time decreases when you quit the artificial sweeteners?...  Read more

Cut artificial sweeteners to crave vegetables
Updated 2/15/2014 10:24:48 PM

http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/artific
ial-sweeteners-sugar-free-but-at-what-
cost-201207165030 With many failed weight loss attempts of no sugar with artificial sweeteners in the diet it still left me with intense sugar cravings a...  Read more

Artifical Sweeteners or Colloidal Silver?
Updated 2/14/2014 1:25:35 AM

This is a little off topic, but the less you get sick, the better you feel, the easier it is to stay focused on your eating habits A little over a year ago I quit artificial sweeteners and started making my own Colloidal Silver and drinking i...  Read more

Is it safe? Biggest Loser& Extreme Makeover?
Updated 2/9/2014 12:55:12 PM

Ok, so I am a woman that is 330lbs. I have been watching these weight loss programs such as biggest loser and extreme weight loss to help my motivation. It is appealing because they lose a phenomenal amount of weight. My question is has anyone here 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