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GREENELIGHT SparkPoints: (6,355)
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1/27/13 5:05 P

I have quit soda cold turkey. Have only had a craving for it twice since I quit a week. I am drinking water with lemon juice or hot tea with sugar and cinnamon instead. I add 3 tsps. of sugar to every 1.5 cup of tea (a mug). Tried replacing the sugar with honey and it's just not doing it for me. I don't want to use anything that contains any Aspartame. Any suggestions?

SNOOPY1960 Posts: 1,686
1/26/13 8:06 P

Your body does need good fats and good sugars !!
Obviously, everthing in moderation.


olive oil
peanut butter
low fat cheese
low fat yogurt


whole grain breads/cereal

JACQUM01 SparkPoints: (0)
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1/25/13 1:00 A

I do not add butter/oil/salt/or sugar to anything i eat, unless it has already been added. For example I will eat peanuts or lean cuisine meals that have have relatively high sodium percentages. I do know that your body needs some of these sugars and oils as a necessity, so i was just wondering if anyone can answer this question...

-Am I getting enough of the necessary sugars/oils/salts that i need in order to be healthy and lose weight?

-Is it really that bad to add a little bit of salt to something?

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