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 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
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
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
I am on week 4 of Contrave. I have noticed I sweat excessively once I get even a little warm/hot. Sweat POURS off of me! Has anyone else experienced this? If I am outside even briefly and it is hot out I am soaked. Should I worry?... Read more
I am four weeks into Contrave. The only side effect I can identify, or I think is a side effect, is excessive sweating. Has anyone else experienced this? What happens is when I get even a little bit warm/hot sweat POURS off of me. Should I worry?... Read more
I am new to the plan and have 100 lbs to lose. At 63 with thyroid problems it is very difficult to drop weight. Is there anyone in the same boat who would like to take this journey together?... Read more
Hey everyone, new to spark and am hoping to find people who are on their own weight loss journey. I have twice lost 32lbs but have always gained it back. It's wonderful that I now have the support of so many people..... Read more
Hello pals. Am kinda new.
OK I was reading an article today and it was all about "hibernation diet" the diet is all about taking a tbsp of honey an hour or so b4 going to bed. That it makes one loose weight naturally even without exe, Hw true is it... Read more
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
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
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
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