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Sugar Vs Sugar Alcohol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sugar Vs Sugar Alcohol.

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

Eating with Diabetes: Alcoholic Beverages

Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals...  Read more

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

Understanding Hypoglycemia

Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the...  Read more

Home Blood Glucose Monitoring for People with Diabetes

Checking your blood sugar at home, sometimes called self blood glucose monitoring (SBGM), is an important step in diabetes management. Because individualized diabetes care is associated with better diabetes management, it is important to get your doc...  Read more

Knee Brace vs Knee Strap
Updated 4/24/2014 3:13:39 PM

I am about halfway through a temp job that is very physically demanding. It has helped me get through a plateau in my weight loss. I am checking 288 small mammal traps and hiking over difficult terrain (going up and down steep hills in wooded areas,...  Read more

calorie consumption vs burned?
Updated 4/23/2014 10:49:43 AM

Let's say today I ate 1500 calories and I burnt 300, would that count as eating 1200?...  Read more

counting calories vs low carb
Updated 4/22/2014 8:13:35 PM

trying to balance number of calories and number of carbs...  Read more

Buying readymade vs. making it yourself
Updated 4/19/2014 7:50:44 PM

I just started making myself a triangular shawl with inexpensive yarn from the discount store. Costed me RM5 per ball. According to the pattern book, I will need 12 balls to complete it, which means, it will cost RM60 to make. This got me think...  Read more

Weight Watchers VS Sparkpeople
Updated 4/23/2014 7:53:38 PM

Which one do you think is better and why? I cannot decide which one I want to do. I like WW because fruits and veggies are free. And if I exercise, I get to eat more. Plus, there are extra points I can eat during the week if I want to. I hate feeling...  Read more

Blood Sugar Rises to Fight An Illiness

Diuretics used for high blood pressure, water pills, can also raise blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Some anti-depressants may raise or lower blood sugar.Your blood sugar rises as your body works to fight off an illness. Drink water and other...  Read more

Sugar Substitute - taste bud approved!

Xylitol is a sugar alcohol. It is approved as a dental supplement, helping to prevent cavities. It has about 1/3 of the calories of sugar and its sweetness is almost identical - spoon for spoon to sugar. It may have a laxative effect start slo...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Healthy Headlines from Around the Web

11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters from Fit SugarHigh Fiber Foods: 7 Surprising Sources from Huffington Post4 Ways Alcohol Hurts Your Fitness Goals from Fit Bottomed GirlsHow to Change Fat Bias from Diet BlogCool Off With 4 DIY Desserts For Hot...  Read more

Food Showdown: Battle of the Blended Beverages

As the weather warms up, you might take refuge in smoothie shops and coffee houses to cool down. Starbucks has long been a go-to destination for sippable summertime treats, and the chain has come out with some healthier options in recent ye...  Read more