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Stevia, Monk Fruit Extract, or Aspartame - Healthy or Not?

The Popularity of Artificial Sweeteners

We are all becoming more educated about reducing the total quantity of sugar in our diet for our better health, but are the sweetener-alternatives any better?  523 more words


Skinny on Sweeteners in 13 Minutes

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.   167 more words

Ketogenic Lifestyle

Sugar Substitutes - Worst to Best

If any of you have a subscription to Oprah’s O Magazine, you may have seen this article already. I found it to be a great comparison between all the most commonly used sweeteners and sugar itself. 513 more words


Tips & Tricks: How to Prevent and Banish Bloat

After a long holiday weekend filled with outings at restaurants and plenty of barbeques with family and friends, my tummy is definitely not feeling too good. 574 more words

Health & Wellness

Starting my Great Health Journey

When I first heard about High Fructose Corn Syrup, and how harmful it was I knew I had to get it out of my family’s food!

Getting Started

Here's What You Should Know About Philadelphia's New Tax On Soda

Philadelphia is just the second municipality in the United States (after Berkleley, CA) to pass a tax on sugary beverages, though dozens of places have tried it. 764 more words