Low-Fat Foods: Are You Trading One Evil for Another?

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When a food is fresh and made with high-quality ingredients, it will usually taste good. When it’s not made with fresh ingredients, it may need extra additives to make it appealing to the taste buds. Those additives are usually salt, sugar or fat. The human body is programmed to respond positively to those three flavors Read more …

Fooling Your Body with Sugar Substitutes Can Make You Gain Weight

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What exactly is a sugar substitute? Sugar substitutes are food additives that duplicate the sugar in taste, but have fewer calories. Artificial sweeteners are usually synthetic, meaning not natural, although some substitutes contain natural products. High Intensity Sweeteners These compounds are sweeter than common table sugar, also known as sucrose. Only six intensely sweet sugar Read more …

Stevia Recipes: Cooking With The Best

Cooking With The Best: Stevia is a herbal sweetener that comes from Paraguay. Because it has been used for thousands of years by Indians, this sweetener has a rich history and an even better reputation among most consumers and thousands of researchers. Being more than 300 times sweeter than regular sugar each recipe will vary. Read more …