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Sugar Calories Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sugar Calories.

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

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

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

Breaking Your Sugar Addiction

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

How to Treat Diabetes-Related Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c...  Read more

Net Calories vs Caloric Intake
Updated 7/18/2014 9:17:24 PM

I just started tracking my caloric intake so I was wondering if someone could help me out with this confusion. I don't want to ruin my body to lose weight and I know that women are supposed to consume a minimum of 1200 calories to avoid starvation mo...  Read more

No way to track sugar??
Updated 7/17/2014 1:22:22 PM

On all "nutrition facts" for things I log, there is a place for "sugars", yet there doesn't seem to be a way to track it in reports. Can this not be added?...  Read more

NOT losing weight on suggested calorie meal plans
Updated 7/19/2014 3:06:05 AM

I have totally changed my way of eating and I have slowly begun to change my thinking about food ... learning to love food that also loves my body. I have added moderate exercise (as opposed to NONE - which is what I WAS doing!) Every "diet plan"...  Read more

Sugar Addicts Detox with me.
Updated 7/18/2014 7:07:39 AM

I had a conversation with a woman nearly my age in the chemist the other day. We were twins with our constant sugar and chocolate craving. She has never met anyone similar to her. We both had curves when we were younger but now look like we are pregn...  Read more

Remaining Calories
Updated 7/19/2014 11:14:36 PM

why are there two calorie amounts in the Remaining Calories column?...  Read more

Healthy Salad Dressing

Most salad dressings are empty calories. Instead of regular salad dressing, try salsa, hummus thinned out with water or lemon juice, or any kind of yogurt sauce (greek tzatziki, indian raita, etc.) Any of these have lower calories and more nutrition...  Read more

Almost Pumpkin Pie

Miss dessert, but want to reign in the fat and sugar? One of my favorite things is greek yogurt with pumpkin pie spice. It tastes pretty similar, plus there's no added fat/sugar/calories and guilt of pumpkin pie!...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

In the News: Are Baby Carrots Soaked in Chlorine?

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Are Baby Carrots Soaked in Chlorine?Have you seen the stories that say baby carrots are doused in chlorine? Turns out that's not exactly true. Watch/read this before yo...  Read more

4 Ways to Eat What You Want during the Holidays (without Gaining Weight)

It's the most wonderful time of the year, unless you are trying to adhere to a weight-loss plan.  Then the holidays can feel like a day-after-day deprivation. The 41 days between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day can be packed with festivi...  Read more

Contractions with Minerals & Proteins or Energy with Sugar & Calories

While I have been working out with the Zumba and especially with Hip Hop Abs, I am finding that the information I obtained from http://www.ehow.com/uk/way_5279941_diet-nu
trition-dancers.html By James Rada Jr. ehow contributor, stating that "water...  Read more