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
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
That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
Studies now correlate an increase in certain health risks with soda consumption. For four years researchers tracked the soda drinking habits of 50,000 women. When women went from drinking one regular soda drink a week to at least one a day, they gain... Read more
I'm just searching for advice. I've had a habit of eating in the middle of the night for almost 5 years. Every night I vow I'm not going to----and well, that vow has been broken more than it has been kept. I know my serious diet soda addiction (2 to... Read more
I've never had a huge soda habit, so I'm not a lot of help, but you know it's way better for you to not have soda. I'd say fight through the best you can until your body gets all of those chemicals out of your system. You'll be glad in the end!... Read more
I am getting off of diet soda, its been almost a week now since I've had my normal 4 liter habit. (No I'm not cutting caffeine just soda). Last few days I feel sick and no motivation. Anyone else have this? Ideas to help?... Read more
Plain water gets boring to me, so I got some of those flavored carbonated waters to drink instead of soda/diet soda. I'm assuming that they're healthier, right? Just plain water, but carbonated? I mean, they have some flavoring in them, but...
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Replace your diet soda with a flavored liquid stevia in your water. It comes in many flavors and has no calories. Stevia is safe; plus it does not cause food carvings or feed your body toxins like the sweeteners in diet soda. Try stevia, I know yo... 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
Eating a balanced diet every day is the best way to make sure you are getting the vitamins and minerals your body needs. A multivitamin can be helpful in providing some "insurance" for those days when your food choices aren't the best. Water regulat... Read more
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