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Sugar Vs Sugar Alcohol Resources

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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

9 Real-Food High-Protein Snacks

Protein is one of those “magic” nutrients—the kind that can help you stay full and satisfied, even when you’re watching calories and portion sizes. If you’re struggling to meet your daily protein goals, adding real-food,...  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

I'm so sick of sugar being in EVERYTHING! There's
Updated 5/19/2016 1:08:45 PM

I'm so sick of sugar being in EVERYTHING! There's a crap ton in yogurt, in juice, in "healthy" snacks. Hidden sugars in everything. Our bodies don't need that much. We should get our sugars from natural sources ie: fruit. It makes shopping healthy...  Read more

A small amount of sugar or honey. Artificial sweet
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A small amount of sugar or honey. Artificial sweeteners are full of nasty chemicals. You don't need to cut out sugar altogether, just don't have too much....  Read more

Day 1 # liquid diet with no added sugars... # gree
Updated 5/19/2016 2:23:33 AM

Day 1 # liquid diet with no added sugars... # green tea # fruit juices # lemon with honey # cinnomon tea# still energetic..... # on duty.......  Read more

Sugar is required on labels here, I had wondered w
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Sugar is required on labels here, I had wondered why it wasn't tracked, I guess I assumed it was on labels everywhere. Now I understand why it's not tracked on a US-based site. I feel a little silly for assuming lol...  Read more

I should specify I meant sugar is not there. Fat i
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I should specify I meant sugar is not there. Fat is one of the main trackers down the bottom of your nutrition tracker....  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