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Does Artificial Sweetener Cause Weight Gain Resources

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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

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

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

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

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

It's hard to shave off weight when your in an offi
Updated 6/26/2015 1:30:58 PM

It's hard to shave off weight when your in an office job!...  Read more

Restarting my weight loss journey. I have 18 pregn
Updated 6/26/2015 12:18:50 PM

Restarting my weight loss journey. I have 18 pregnancy pounds to lose! Hopefully this time around will go better. Plus I have told myself I'm only going to weigh in once a week :)...  Read more

I haven't done it myself, but I looked up some of
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I haven't done it myself, but I looked up some of their "sample meals" and cringed. If you're carb-sensitive or have blood sugar issues, and need protein to fuel you and make your meals "stick", you're better off just tracking on Spark....  Read more

Gained a pound this week. I'm almost done with we
Updated 6/26/2015 9:44:33 AM

Gained a pound this week. I'm almost done with week 2 of no junk food, and my cravings were bad so I ate other things to counter them. Lesson learned. Still struggling with my addiction, but I'll get there. One step at a time....  Read more

My weight has maintained the last 2 weeks, but I h
Updated 6/26/2015 8:46:13 AM

My weight has maintained the last 2 weeks, but I have lost .5" just one more reminder that the scale is not everything...  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

Choose Real Sweet Over Artificial

Artificial sweeteners may save you calories, but it's not really that great a bargain. Artificial sweeteners have been connected to weight GAIN, INCREASED food cravings, INCREASED hunger, INCREASED insulin resistance leading to Diabetes and DECREASED...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  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