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Tea Tips #2: Finding the Right Sweetener

Greetings tea friends! Today’s tea tip is all about sweeteners!

There are plenty of people out there that swear you are committing a sin against God if you sweeten your tea, but I say fooey on them because there is nothing wrong with sweetening tea– as long as you can find the right one for the flavor! 560 more words


Artificially Sweet

A couple weeks back, on the first day of my sociology class, my professor split the whole class into groups and gave us all a bag full of items found in the everyday home. 1,657 more words


On Sweeteners

I am not perfect when it comes to sugars in our home, but I’m pleased with where we’re at. We don’t buy pre-sweetened products (most of the time), and we sweeten ourselves with smarter options. 682 more words


Is Your Sweetener Making you FAT?

I am frequently asked about the sweeteners that can be used with a low carbohydrate diet.  There are a number of sweeteners available that are used in “LowCarb” pre-processed foods like shakes or bars, or in cooking as alternatives to sugar; however, many of them raise insulin levels without raising blood sugar and are not appropriate for use with a true low-carbohydrate/ketogenic diet.   40 more words

Ketogenic Diet

Yacón: the Miracle Sweetener | Goddess Gourmet

Yacón, known in South America, as “water root,” is a potent superfood and its syrup is my favorite all natural sweetener. Yacón has a unique metabolic ability to be both low- glycemic and a prebiotic; so it cultivates a healthier digestive environment and stabilizes blood sugar. 71 more words


How Sugar & Sweeteners Slowly Kills Your Body

Let’s talk some sugar. That nasty, addictive powder that’s being compared to coke. The only difference is that you can find it everywhere- hiding sneakily in your food; dropping lightly in your morning brew; even in the latest “sugar-free” “low-carb” “gluten-free” food trend. 709 more words


The Most Evil Sweetener of Them All!

America is the wealthiest and the fattest country in the world. We invented Google, we put a man on the moon, yet we can’t lose weight. 419 more words