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Is Artificial Sweetener Bad For You 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

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

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

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

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

This is what I am going to goal for next w
Updated 4/26/2015 1:25:21 AM

This is what I am going to goal for next week is to lose 2 lbs. I need to stock up on my veggies and not buy chips or chocolate. I usually eat chips (sometimes half a bag) after a workout. Yes, I know...that is counter productive....  Read more

Hello...I am new to Sparkpeople. I started 4/1/15
Updated 4/26/2015 3:01:21 AM

Hello...I am new to Sparkpeople. I started 4/1/15 working on controlling portions and healthy choice. I am working now on exercise and positive thinking. 😊 I have gained positivity and lost a negative 20 pounds so far. Doctor supervised! 🙌...  Read more

I am having trouble setting my goal. Help?
Updated 4/25/2015 11:14:54 PM

Hello! I know the importance of a good goal to keep you focused and help make better decisions... but I am just struggling finding the right.... words.... goal.... In August this year I will be going on my first cruise with a friend to celebra...  Read more

Ok everyone I admit I did bad today actually usual
Updated 4/25/2015 9:20:43 PM

Ok everyone I admit I did bad today actually usually the weekends are hard for me ..some days I can resist but others not so much.tomorrow March of dimes for babies walk hopefully I will walk off a lot of the calories.feeling not so good :-(...  Read more

Sorry, I misunderstood-my bad! Still, good job! :-

Sorry, I misunderstood-my bad! Still, good job! :-)...  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

Eliminating artificial sweeteners to contorl hunger and cravings for sweets.

Since I eliminated all Aspartame and Sucralose (splenda) from all my food and drink eight months ago, I have been able to control my cravings for sugar, the amount of daily sugar content in diet. My diet has transformed from being hungry all the...  Read more


Everyone is more than welcome. Let's make this a group where we all feel comfortable enough to vent what we feel, good or bad....  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