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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

The Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup

Is there something unique about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) that could lead to weight gain or health problems? Does your body really know the difference between corn syrup, sugar and other sweeteners? That may depend on who you ask. Some people t...  Read more

I'm finding it hard to keep track of the calories
Updated 11/27/2015 12:47:29 AM

I'm finding it hard to keep track of the calories eaten at the Thanksgiving meals. Anyone else? There's just a lot of different things and I can't measure my food at relatives' houses eh....  Read more

My thanksgiving meal was 1056 calories.. I walked
Updated 11/26/2015 10:35:50 PM

My thanksgiving meal was 1056 calories.. I walked to the house were the meal was served and walked home, 7 miles round trip.. Almost broke even....  Read more

"According to research from the Calorie Control Co
Updated 11/26/2015 10:40:16 PM

"According to research from the Calorie Control Council, the average American may consume more than 4,500 calories and a whopping 229 grams of fat during a typical holiday gathering from snacking and eating a traditional Thanksgiving dinner"...  Read more

WhooHoo! Dinner finished, and 223 calories left in
Updated 11/26/2015 11:21:17 PM

WhooHoo! Dinner finished, and 223 calories left in my range. I broke down and had a egg salad sandwich with 1 egg. First time I've had bread in 2 wks....  Read more

i had a great day!!! i even stayed in my calorie r
Updated 11/26/2015 11:20:52 PM

i had a great day!!! i even stayed in my calorie range!!...  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 Enjoy Holiday Treats While Dieting

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
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