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
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
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
That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
Studies now correlate an increase in certain health risks with soda consumption. For four years researchers tracked the soda drinking habits of 50,000 women. When women went from drinking one regular soda drink a week to at least one a day, they gain... Read more
I sometimes drink diet pepsi. Diet soda has aspartame is that a better choice than regular soda, health wise? 91 With 0 calories , not sure about the artificial sweetner in diet soda.What do the members think?... Read more
Does anyone else have a loved one or friend who drinks A LOT of sugary soft drinks?!
My fiancÚ is super addicted to all kinds of sugary drinks. I worry about him every day since he guzzles down SO much sugar. Some people scoff at sugar addiction... Read more
Can anyone tell me what flavored waters or water flavor additives have Stevia instead of Sucralose.
Crystal Light PURE does, but I didn't see it in the grocery store this morning.
I'm trying Black Cherry Vitamin Squeeze, but its a little bi... Read more
I know that not drinking regular soda is cutting calories, but I was wondering if anyone knows if not drinking diet soda will do anything for your waist line? Diet Dew is my one real vice and I only allow myself 2 a day and only at breakfast and lunc... Read more
I really am trying to get away from all the artificial sweeteners. I was happy to try stevia, but have discovered that Stevia In the Raw tastes awful. It has some weird chemical awful flavor to me. Someone advised me to try less of it, but however... Read more
Replace your diet soda with a flavored liquid stevia in your water. It comes in many flavors and has no calories. Stevia is safe; plus it does not cause food carvings or feed your body toxins like the sweeteners in diet soda. Try stevia, I know yo... Read more
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
We spent plenty of time this week surfing the web for the most interesting, entertaining and educational stories. From oatmeal to stevia, avocados to packaged foods, this week's links are heavy on the food. Find out which links caught our attention t... Read more
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