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Stevia Artificial Sweetener Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stevia Artificial Sweetener.

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

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

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

Eating with Diabetes: Desserts and Sweets

I’d be willing to bet that most everyone has been told—and therefore believes—that people with diabetes cannot have any sugar and are resigned to living without dessert for the rest of their lives. Well, as a Certified Diabetes Educ...  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

Question if you've given up sweeteners/sugars/et a
Updated 7/2/2014 11:02:22 PM

If you've given up sugar and artificial sweeteners, when did you notice a change in your palate, if at all? I'm just over 3 weeks in to my sugar/artificial sweetener/wheat detox and I'm starting to notice a change. I now enjoy my coffee with no sweet...  Read more

Stevia and sparkpeople recommendations question
Updated 6/19/2014 1:52:37 PM

I just read the spark article on this and not recommending using more than 4 artificially sweetened things/day. What are some other options without adding the calories of sugar? I use Stevia in my tea which I usually drink 3-4 cups/day (herbal) mor...  Read more

Giving up Artificial Sweeteners and other chemical
Updated 6/5/2014 6:44:21 PM

I thought this would be a relatively simple task, just give up the sweet n low in my morning coffee and ditch the Crystal Light. I figured, I know how to eat well, just stick to the other health stuff I know and I'll be fine. WRONG!!!! This is exactl...  Read more

diabetes/stevia
Updated 4/19/2014 6:19:22 PM

Does stevia cause blood sugar spikes? I do not like the idea of artificial sweetener....  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

Want sugar but no chemicals???- try this instead!

My dietitian is REALLY against artificial sweeteners like Splenda and such but she isn't against Stevia!...  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

No Artificial Sweeteners!

Let's support each other as we get off the artificial sweeteners. We'll learn about alternative healthy sweeteners, aspartame poisoning, the FDA's list of 92 symptoms, and more....  Read more

In the News: FDA Rules on Stevia, Diet Coke Plus

In the last few days before the administration changes hands, the FDA has been hard at work making changes. Here are two of the most interesting rulings: FDA Says Diet Coke Plus Mislabeled In 2007, Coke started selling Diet Coke Plus, also called Co...  Read more

3 New Supermarket Products!

Who's hungry? Me, too! It's a great time to share some of the NEW foods and drinks we've tried--and want you to try! Here are some quick reviews of these new products. NEW flavors from Gnu The folks at Gnu sent us their high-fiber bars to try a few...  Read more