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
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
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
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
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
Is anyone doing no sugar and no carbs? I'm thinking about starting this on Monday. A friend of mine has lost 55 pounds doing this with no exercise this year. And, begging walking and riding my bike again. #nosugar #nocarbs #motivation #newbeginnings... Read more
Lovely change! From a sugar addict to today! Yes that was me.. Now I can't stand icecream taste, it only tastes to me like corn startch and sugar... And i can't continue having it, yuck. Thank you water lemon cinnamon mix!... Read more
I'M GOING NUTS!!! I'm a TRUE sugar addict who is at my heaviest - 295 lbs. So tired of the weight. Starting again for the millionth time but the first few days is like a drug addict going through withdrawals.... Read more
Today I am seriously craving sugar and today at work. Pharmaceutical reps were constantly bringing in goodies. I was exposed to cookies, cupcakes, ice cream and pizza. I am proud that I did not give into temptation. It was a real test today!... Read more
Sugar can increase fasting levels of glucose. Sugar can cause hypoglycemia. Sugar interferes with absorption of calcium and magnesium. Sugar can weaken eyesight. Sugar can produce an acidic digestive tract. Sugar contributes to obesity. Sugar can inc... Read more
Xylitol is a sugar alcohol. It is approved as a dental supplement, helping to prevent cavities. It has about 1/3 of the calories of sugar and it’s sweetness is almost identical - spoon for spoon – to sugar. It may have a laxative effect – start slo... Read more
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
At SparkPeople, we're all about helping people overcome their health and wellness obstacles. Our members face many different hurdles, from eating disorders to mobility issues to simple lack of willpower. That's why we launched SparkPeopl... Read more
When you read the ingredient listing on a nutrition label, do the sugar terms jump out at you? Perhaps listings like sugar, brown sugar, or honey cause you to pause. What about listings such as evaporated cane juice, malt or turbinado sugar? Do they... Read more
PIMP MY (P)RIDE PRIVATE CHALLENGE TEAM
1. Find your official starting line.
Crunches completed in 1 minute ˇV 21 standard crunches 26 on Abroller
Modified pushup completed in 1 minute - 17 (but really crap at them)
How long (up... Read more
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