Artificial-Sweeteners

5 Weight Loss Myths, Debunked!

…been used as a natural sweetener in South America for hundreds of years. Weight Loss Myth #5: Diet sodas are a healthy weight loss aid. Most artificial sweeteners like you get in diet soda feed your sweet tooth, but they may end up causing you to crave even more sugar. Plus, many of these chemicals have…

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Diabetes and the Western Diet

…. According to US Department of Agriculture statistics, Americans consume an average of 149 pounds of sweeteners a year—not counting the artificial sweeteners that we consume in more than 7,000 products. Excess fat is also a culprit, particularly saturated fats from meat and altered trans fatty acids…

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Banning “Supersized” Sodas Is Not the Way to Solve Obesity

…). When AGEs build up in tissues, they impair cellular function and accelerate aging. Diet sodas are bad news, too. The reason is that the artificial sweeteners in diet sodas feed your sweet tooth, making you crave even more sugar. Plus, many of these chemicals have unwanted side effects. So, what can…

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A Diabetic Diet Plan Checklist

…other grain-based foods * Eat too many processed foods * Eat a lot of red meat (limit to one serving per week) * Eat desserts * Use sugar or artificial sweeteners to enhance the flavor of food, or consume products that contain these ingredients Exercise also plays a big role in blood sugar control. You’ll…

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