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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

Enjoying being in my body today. The weight loss i
Updated 5/17/2016 4:29:13 AM

Enjoying being in my body today. The weight loss is making me feel happier in my clothes, and happier in myself. It's good to feel good!...  Read more

I'm doing the up and down like a balloon thing. I
Updated 5/17/2016 6:16:48 AM

I'm doing the up and down like a balloon thing. I do well while at work which is 24/4, then when I go home for 24/3 with my husband, we go out and eat, not great and go up and down on scale. Plus don't work out. But by saying this out loud will help....  Read more

Weight loss buddy wanted
Updated 5/16/2016 11:51:50 PM

mostly looking for someone who i could reach out to when ever i feel like cheating or discouraged and vise versa. Let me know if you are interested. Email:  Read more

I'm starting this weight loss journey and determin
Updated 5/16/2016 11:30:52 PM

I'm starting this weight loss journey and determined not to give up this time. Any tips and suggestions you guys have would be greatly appreciated!...  Read more

At what weight do you feel comfortable running? My
Updated 5/16/2016 10:53:59 PM

At what weight do you feel comfortable running? My highest running weight was 245 and I started getting knee pain. Hopefully I can run after I lose more weight....  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

Are You Getting Too Many Artificial Sweeteners?

Are You Getting Too Many Artificial Sweeteners?To be human is to enjoy sweet foods: Even newborns have been shown to exhibit a preference for sweet tastes. As a result, people have long sought sweet additions to their diet.Thousands of years ago, we...  Read more

TOPS Friends

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

Splenda Possibly Linked to Cancer, New Study Finds

Since its 1999 debut, Splenda has become the country's most popular artificial sweetener, not only for sweetening coffee and tea, but also for cooking and baking. Until now, the sucralose-based Splenda has been considered a safe sugar substitute,...  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