Avoiding artificial sweeteners is tougher than it sounds. Chemical sugar substitutes go by many names, and they can hide in surprising places.
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Could forcing food companies to separately label added sugars lead to a reduction in sugary ingredients? The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) thinks so!
A new, small-scale study found a correlation between artificial sweetener consumption and weight gain in rats.
Have you ever read an ingredients list and seen “evaporated cane juice” on the label? A California lawsuit is calling this ingredient into question.
The folks at Be Food Smart shared this sweetener flowchart that I thought had some interesting information.
When I went vegan years ago, agave nectar was one of the first things on my shopping list. It’s commonly used as a vegan substitute for honey – you can substitute it in recipes that call for honey 1:1. It’s also been touted as a healthy natural sweetener that doesn’t affect blood sugar levels in […]
According to a UK documentary, “Sweet Misery,” the National Cancer Institute identified a significant and impressive increase in brain cancer starting in about 1984. Why did brain cancer shoot up? It looks like it is because of articial sweeteners such as those found in diet drinks and food!