sugar swaps

Added Sugars: Not so Sweet

March 25, 2015

If you’ve picked up a health magazine in the past few years, chances are you have seen many articles about sugar. Health experts cannot seem to agree on how much sugar you should have each day, but many believe that sugar isn't very healthy. This is a big problem because, according to Kieran Clarke of the University of Oxford, the taste for sugar is an addiction for many people across the globe. [...]

Aspartame: Safe at Last?

March 12, 2015

Could the popular sweetener aspartame be safe to eat after all? Aspartame, also known as Equal or NutraSweet, is a non-nutritive ,zero calorie sweetener Used in many sugar-free processed food and drink products. Over the years, aspartame has gotten bad press for claims that it causes health issues such asbrain tumors, memory loss, migraines, seizures, and depression, among other things. A recent review has found that several government agencies agree that aspartame does not pose any serious health risk and is safe to consume for all. [...]

Diabetes Health Updates

January 19, 2015

  People with Type 1 Diabetes May Need Different Blood Glucose Goals Low blood glucose (called hypoglycemia) can be especially dangerous for people with type 1 diabetes. If they don’t keep their blood glucose high enough, they can face serious problems like losing consciousness or even [...]
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