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
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
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
I’d be willing to bet that most everyone has been told—and therefore believes—that people with diabetes cannot have any sugar and are resigned to living without dessert for the rest of their lives. Well, as a Certified Diabetes Educ... Read more
A dessert. An antidepressant. A favorite indulgence. Since its discovery thousands of years ago, chocolate has become many things to many people. The Mayan people crushed the seeds of the chocolate (cacao) tree and mixed them with spices to make a fr... Read more
No bread for nearly 2 weeks. No chocolate or crisps either. This is good! Mind I'm still having some red wine on Saturday. Another social event! But I find its keeping me going being good as I have something to look forward to!!😊... Read more
Had to buy the chocolate slimfast this time. I'm very picky with shakes, and I never like chocolate shakes, so I was very leary! But today has started out great! I'm down 1lb, and this chocolate shake tastes amazing!!... 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
I have got to have something sweet in the evening after dinner... it's a must. So I plan ahead and set aside 100-300 calories during the day for later. A glass of wine, a bit of chocolate... 494 If I run out of calories for the day, I'll make mysel... 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
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