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Sweet Sugar Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sweet Sugar.

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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

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

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

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

Danger Drinks and Healthy Alternatives

You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you...  Read more

Milk: is our's sweeter?
Updated 8/24/2015 9:38:31 AM

Here's an interesting topic that came up this week. We had guests who are from Belgium and traveling the world for two years. They claimed our milk was sweeter than what they drink at home...(and this contributed to American diabetes....) S...  Read more

How do I add sugar to nutrients?
Updated 8/22/2015 2:13:39 PM

I was wondering if there was a way to add sugar to my nutrients so I could keep track of how much I'm taking in. I see there's a sucrose option but I want to know how much I'm taking in of all types of sugar. Thanks :)...  Read more

Checked my blood sugar level as soon as i woke up.
Updated 8/22/2015 4:09:29 AM

Checked my blood sugar level as soon as i woke up. Without eating or drinking anything. Says 91... *smh*...  Read more

Tracking. I have diabetes and need to track sugar
Updated 8/21/2015 2:36:56 PM

Tracking. I have diabetes and need to track sugar and I want to lower how many carbs I can have in the goal. Can I do this?...  Read more

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but low in sugar and fat.Eat slowly.Drink water. Six to eight cups a day will aid digestion.Reduce or eliminate alcohol and caffeine. Avoid caffeine at least six hours before the time you want to fall asleep. Instead, drink water, herbal tea, juice o...  Read more

Sugar leads to increases in Triglyceride Levels

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry has officially stated that diets high in carbohydrates, especially sugar, lead to increases in triglyceride levels. To lower triglyceride levels remove the following foods from your diet: sweets, sugar...  Read more

If You Crave Sweets.....Know This

If you crave sweets, it could be a sign that you consume too much salt. Other possiblilities are lack of sleep or poor nutrition. Sometimes we also mistake thirst for hunger. Water is a powerful appetite suppressant and that why drinking water is s...  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

When Your Sweet Tooth Strikes, What Do You Reach For?

Most days, right around 3 or 4 o'clock, they spring up out of nowhere. Others are surprised by them at night, usually in the few hours before bed. They come without warning and you can't really explain why they're there. Sugar cravings&md...  Read more

High Fructose Corn Syrup Won't Become Corn Sugar

The Corn Refiners Association petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) several years ago requesting a name change for high fructose corn syrup. According to the Association, the change was to alleviate confusion about the ingredient. Ho...  Read more