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
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
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
As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have... Read more
I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."
Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!
Permanent weight... Read more
Hi I am a 56 year old Paramedic Manager. I weighed 120-125 my whole life, that is until I turned 50. Very depressing, now I need to loose about 35 -40 lbs, and I have no discipline. A chat buddy would be great, maybe we could support each other.... Read more
i am having problem in losing weight. iam 160lbs and 5 5". i workout at least 3 days a week and eating healthy. i can see little bit changes in my body but no weight loss. any suggestions??... Read more
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iam excited to see what 21 days will feel and look like. it's only 3 weeks and i can do this to learn how to live better and staying within my calorie intake should no problem. TY to all sparks members and creator... Read more
I like the Leslie Sansone DVDs. I am 50 lbs overweight, and have big chest and tummy, but anyone can do the walking. I also like using a weighted hula hoop for my waist. You can buy them in different sizes for your weight.... Read more
I SAW THE BLOG YESTURDAY ABOUT THE TRUVIA AND THAT ONE IS GOOD BUT THERE ARE OTHER PRODUCTS OF PURE STEVIA THAT ARE MUCH MORE REASONABLE. I BUY STEVIA CALLED "STEVITA" (SPOONABLE STEVIA, AND "ONLY SWEET" STEVIA. I'D BEEN BUYING STEVIA FOR YEARS, WAS... Read more
Why no Sugar? Because it increases our insulin levels, is like poison to our bodies, and causes premature aging. I use Stevia instead of sugar, as it's the most natural item on the market. It's also known to regulate insulin levels for diabetics, and... Read more
In the last few days before the administration changes hands, the FDA has been hard at work making changes. Here are two of the most interesting rulings: FDA Says Diet Coke Plus Mislabeled In 2007, Coke started selling Diet Coke Plus, also called Co... Read more
We spent plenty of time this week surfing the web for the most interesting, entertaining and educational stories. From oatmeal to stevia, avocados to packaged foods, this week's links are heavy on the food. Find out which links caught our attention t... Read more
I've tried this once before with no luck. I've always debated that Splenda is made from sugar and I've never had any problem with it. But a lady mentioned that all artificial sweeteners mess your memory. I'd be having issues with this but thought it... Read more
i re-did a recipe i've used often of Proper Scottish Oat Scones, originally from :
this tweaked version is on SparkRecipes.com under
LizziQ's UnSweetened Fruit n Oat Sc... Read more
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