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Safest Artificial Sweetener Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Safest Artificial Sweetener.

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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

Safe Places to Walk
Updated 7/31/2015 4:12:55 PM

Hi. I've been walking by myself and homeless people target me often. Is there a safe place to walk? Best time of day or night? I really just want to feel safe when I walk. Thanks....  Read more

The Latest on Artificail Sweeteners
Updated 7/29/2015 5:06:31 PM

I subscribe to a lot of different medical journals and newsfeeds. This came through today. I thought you might find it interesting. I edited to remove links that wouldn't work for you. Is sugar a healthier option than artificial sweeteners? Desp...  Read more

I hear bad things about artificial sweeteners, so
Updated 7/23/2015 12:00:50 PM

I hear bad things about artificial sweeteners, so what else is there that won't kill the calorie bank?...  Read more

Only tell safe people. Do not tell people that are
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Only tell safe people. Do not tell people that are mean spirited and will only tear you down. Do tell people who love you that will hold you accountable to reach the goals YOU care....  Read more

A nutritionis told me it is safe to use this obesi
Updated 7/6/2015 3:31:31 PM

A nutritionis told me it is safe to use this obesity treatment pills Orlistat, safety approved by U.S. FDA. But it's people whose BMI is over 30, not for slightly over weight people. Did anybody hear/use this thing?...  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