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Myth vs. Reality: Aspartame is bad


The controversy surrounding aspartame toxicity is devastating and wide spread by the media. Aspartame, consumed in recommended amounts, has been deemed safe since decades. It is currently approved in US, Canada and Europe as an artificial sweetener (and many other countries). 194 more words


Sugar, Sugar, Wherefore Art Thou Sugar

“The consumption of sugar-sweetened soft drinks has been associated with excess weight and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes (1, 2) and these conditions are related to an increased risk of mortality, cardiovascular disease, some cancers, and other chronic diseases.” Wow, I know, let’s just take the sugar out, that will solve the problem. 426 more words


Sweet Sunday: "No Sugar Added" Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Yogurt

Scientists disagree about whether we can detect six different tastes on our tongue or not. But, they do agree that we can detect at least five: sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami. 658 more words

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Sugar : How Sweet!!!

Sugar is certainly one of the most interesting, diverse, responsible, contributing & varied ingredient we work with. The source, role & function of which has evolved over the years. 428 more words


Public Service Announcement: Pie

PSA: Sugar-free Crowd-Pleasers

It’s easier than you think to make fruit pies sugar-free (at least, in the “no added sugar” sense).

I’ve long adapted my favorite apple pie recipe for relatives with diabetes. 154 more words

Other Desserts

My Go-To Sweetener: Date Paste

What is the hardest thing about cutting out refined sugar in your diet? Finding desserts that contain no added sugar. Really, when you think about it, why would we expect a dessert without some sugar added to it? 597 more words

No Sugar Added