Artificial Sweeteners

The Not So Sweet Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

…counterproductive to a diabetic diet. If you must sweeten your food, my recommendation is to use the nutritional supplement stevia which is available in health food stores, or a small amount of honey or maple syrup. Now it’s your turn: Have you found that artificial sweeteners increase your appetite? You May Also…

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…haddock, Atlantic halibut, or wild Alaskan salmon). Plus, I eat range-fed organic meats and poultry no more than once a week. 2. Avoid sugar and artificial sweeteners, since sugar will age you faster, and put you at a greater risk for developing heart disease than cholesterol. 3. Sleep 5–7 hours per night…

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Cooking Healthy: 6 Surprising Foods to Avoid

…support your local farmers who don't use chemicals (or use far less of them) whenever possible. 4. “Natural” Sugar Substitutes and Artificial Sweeteners: Many sweeteners are touted as healthier because they’re natural, but don’t buy into the hype. Whether it’s raw sugar, agave, or molasses, if…

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Protect Your Heart Health with a Sugar-Free Diet

…are literally liquid candy. While I’m on the subject, watch out for sweet teas, energy drinks, and sports drinks. 4. Use natural sweeteners. If you need to sweeten any foods, add a little juice from oranges, grapes, pears, peaches, or other fruits. You can also use some shredded raw or dried apples…

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