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Rethinking Low Carb Sweeteners

Lately I find myself in the kitchen baking. I use to bake a lot in my old life. It helped me cope with stress. I don’t feel stressed out but I’m baking nonetheless. 548 more words


Artificial sweeteners linked to weight gain, finds new research | The Independent

Artificial sweeteners are found in a plethora of products from cough syrups to salad dressings, but new research claims that the sugaralternative could actually lead to weight gain. 89 more words


Sugar Alcohols: Good or Bad?

This is a detailed article about sugar alcohols and their health effects. They have several health benefits, but can also cause digestive problems.

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Aspartame - As sweet as we think?

There is a lot of conflicting information about aspartame available to consumers.  Soft drink companies and government regulators will tell you that it is safe.  On the Food Standards Australia New Zealand website they state that “Scientific evidence to date supports the safety of aspartame for use as a sweetener in food.” but there is in fact a lot of scientific evidence to the contrary. 794 more words

General Health

The Emotions of Your Will Power

Alright so my research these last few days brought me to the effects of sugar. Now sugar has a lot of known health effects, and basically doesn’t have a good side. 517 more words

Are Sugar Substitutes Bad For You?

Sugar Substitutes

So we have to give up sugar but what about sugar substitutes?  A sugar substitute is a food additive that provides a sweet taste like that of sugar while containing significantly less calories.    817 more words

Weight Loss


Stevia is a natural, calorie-free sweetener that is more than 150 times sweeter than sugar. Also it kind of tastes like poison. So you have to take the bad with the good. 1.0/5