sugar

  1. Dieting & Nutrition

    The 5 steps of sugar rehab

    Did you know the average American consumes up to 31 pounds of sugar a year? Ironically, I found this stat after eating 10 cupcakes....
  2. Dieting & Nutrition

    The science behind your salt and sugar cravings

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    We can thank Mother Nature for more than 10,000 taste buds, most of which find the greatest pleasure in the sweetest and saltiest of...
  3. Dieting & Nutrition

    Your body on sugar cravings: What it's telling you

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    Why do we crave sugar so intensely? Find out how to get some satisfaction from eating other types of foods, with strategies for...
  4. Dieting & Nutrition

    5 Natural sweeteners explained

    If your New Year’s resolution is to cut back on your refined sugar intake, it can be an uphill battle to tame your (refined) sweet...
  5. Dieting & Nutrition

    How to control your sugar cravings

    Do you find yourself reaching for chocolate when you are tired or stressed? Lose track of how many sweets you've eaten? We've pulled...
  6. Baking

    Baking 101: Sugar and other sweeteners

    Today we're tackling the wide variety of sweeteners in the market as well as sharing some recipes to inspire you in the kitchen....
  7. Health & Fitness How-tos

    How to tackle a sweet tooth

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    It happens to us all: that sudden, overwhelming urge to eat a dozen cookies or finish off that bag of M&Ms. Not knowing how to...
  8. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Mom vs. Dad: The sweets debate

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    Do you struggle to make nutritious, balanced meals and all the while your spouse is giving the kids sweets and soda without a second...
  9. Child Development & Health

    How to cut your child's sugar intake

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    A recent report by the CDC shows that sugar makes up 16 percent of the total daily caloric intake for children and adolescents,...
  10. Dieting & Nutrition

    5 Ways sugar hurts your health

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    Though sugar is one of the most maligned foods, it continues to pervade -- in excess -- the American diet. Sugar is one of the major...
  11. Dieting & Nutrition

    How is sugar hurting your kids?

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    Babies are born preferring sweet tastes, and often their introduction to solid food begins with the sweetness of fruits or grains....
  12. Dieting & Nutrition

    5 Sweet ways to reduce your sugar intake

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    Though you may know that sugar increases your risks for weight gain and chronic illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes, you...
  13. Food & Recipes

    Is sugar toxic?

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    A healthy lifestyle can keep you feeling great. You eat fruits and vegetables, cut back on fatty foods, drink plenty of water and...
  14. Dieting & Nutrition

    How to spot hidden sugars in your everyday foods

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    You expect ice cream and cookies to be packed with sugar, but what about bread? Peanut butter? A frozen chicken entrée? It’s true --...
  15. Exercise & Fitness

    3 Common fitness mistakes women make

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    With bikini season just around the corner, women across the nation are jumping on the fad-diet exercise-crazed bandwagon, hoping for...
  16. Dieting & Nutrition

    10 Sources of good sugar

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    With 25.8 million US children and adults with diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), watching...
  17. Dieting & Nutrition

    Newest healthy treats for women on the go

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    If you think burgers and high-fat meals are the only fast food hunger fixes, you're in for a yummy surprise. Some of the tastiest...
  18. Dieting & Nutrition

    Why you shouldn't be eating sugar or soy

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    You know sugar is bad for you, but did you know certain types of soy foods can also wreak havoc on your health? Even worse, sugar...