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Sugar Vs Artificial Sweetener Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sugar Vs Artificial Sweetener.

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

No gluten for two weeks. No sugar since... I think
Updated 10/6/2015 11:28:11 PM

No gluten for two weeks. No sugar since... I think a week. I know dropping gluten makes me feel better. But no sugar is making me kind of crabby....  Read more

Started a 30 day sugar free challenge (no addition
Updated 10/6/2015 1:42:42 AM

Started a 30 day sugar free challenge (no additional sugar -fruit and dairy are acceptable). Hoping to get rid of the addictive hold of sugar in my life....  Read more

I am a sugar addict!! I need help! How do you quit
Updated 10/5/2015 3:34:38 PM

I am a sugar addict!! I need help! How do you quit eating 4lbs. Of sugar every 3-4 days?(and that's just in my coffee) I want to use a sugar replacement that is not so harmful to my health,or high in calories. Any suggestions?...  Read more

I am going to start grain/sugar/dairy free diet to
Updated 10/4/2015 10:10:12 PM

I am going to start grain/sugar/dairy free diet tomorrow wish me luck. Tomorrow I am going to walk for 30 min....  Read more

I just posted a blog about fat shaming vs thin sha
Updated 10/4/2015 9:22:05 PM

I just posted a blog about fat shaming vs thin shaming. it's a link to am article but it's an interesting read and kind of put things in a sort of perspective of my feelings and differences on it....  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

Sugar addick cheat trick on chocolate

I am a sugar addict & eliminated all artificial sweeteners and sugar all together & not longer crave sugar. I still find myself occasionally wanting a taste of chocolate. Problem is just a little sugar will start a chain reaction of wanting mo...  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

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

What You Need to Know about Nectresse, the Zero-Calorie Sweetener

I turned the corner and headed down aisle #6--the baking section of my local grocery store--eyes peeled for the "new kid" on the shelf. The new zero-calorie sweetener, Nectresse from the makers of Splenda.  There it was, in canister an...  Read more