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Sugar Vs Artificial Sweetener Resources

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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

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

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

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

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

Wishing I could see how much sugar I am getting th
Updated 7/28/2016 12:42:53 AM

Wishing I could see how much sugar I am getting through out the day when I look at the daily nutrition #myspark...  Read more

Have any of you cut out sugar completely? Ive been
Updated 7/28/2016 12:39:03 AM

Have any of you cut out sugar completely? Ive been thinking alot today and ive decided to cut out sugar but how does that work? Does that mean only drinking water,milk,etc? What about fruits? Not sure how it works #food #help...  Read more

Driving vs mass transit for your commute?
Updated 7/28/2016 12:45:14 AM

Driving vs mass transit for your commute?...  Read more

Losing fat vs Gaining muscle. Looking for advice.
Updated 7/27/2016 11:23:50 PM

Losing fat vs Gaining muscle. Looking for advice. Trying to plan workouts. What's your schedule like? How many days per week do you spend on cardio? How many strength training? Any advice? #fitness #exercise #help...  Read more

Almond Milk vs Skim Milk
Updated 7/28/2016 3:12:17 AM

Does anyone have an opinion - which is better for you in a smoothie almond milk or skim milk, someone told me skim is all you should use as it has more vitamins. Or it it just preference....  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

Are You Getting Too Many Artificial Sweeteners?

Are You Getting Too Many Artificial Sweeteners?To be human is to enjoy sweet foods: Even newborns have been shown to exhibit a preference for sweet tastes. As a result, people have long sought sweet additions to their diet.Thousands of years ago, we...  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

Splenda Possibly Linked to Cancer, New Study Finds

Since its 1999 debut, Splenda has become the country's most popular artificial sweetener, not only for sweetening coffee and tea, but also for cooking and baking. Until now, the sucralose-based Splenda has been considered a safe sugar substitute,...  Read more

Smart Ways to Feed Your Body

Q: I've heard that artificial sweeteners can make you crave more sweets. So why do weight loss plans encourage eating foods—like yogurt—with artificial sweeteners? —HILARY SHEFFLER HOWARD, ATHOL, IDA: Diet sodas get more negativ...  Read more