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Ditch the idea that healthy dessert recipes have to be sugar-free and nasty. Let the Bodybuilding.com Healthy Recipe Database awaken your taste palette to some lip-smacking, yummy desserts and treats, while helping you stay lean and healthy.
Got a sweet tooth? Skip the nutritionally starved table sugar for these 5 natural sugars that may also help keep blood sugar in line.
Twenty-three percent of America's have type 2 diabetes or are on the verge of it. Trick-or-treating needs to be sent packing.
Just because it is calorie free doesn't mean it's a free-for-all. Learn the lingo and serving suggestions for four common sugar substitutes.
America's biggest public health crisis results from our addiction to the sweet stuff. Will we take action before it's too late?
In any given grocery store one can easily expect to find at least five different types of sugar substitutes. I have chosen the most popular? Learn more.
Debunking old myths is getting to be a full-time job for me. It is surprising how many people still are afraid of using artificial sweeteners. Learn more...
Here’s a list of 8 foods you need to have a close eye on if you are watching how much sugar you consume. Get the facts on how much sugar bagels and other popular foods have and healthy alternatives that are available!
Sugar has become possibly the most controversial substance for bodybuilders. Even though sugar can be a huge weight gainer and cause diabetes, could it also be useful for a bodybuilder?
In this article I will review the research on the new and old artificial sweeteners. As well I will look at who should avoid certain sweeteners and how we can all benefit by using sweeteners in everyday life. Learn more...
The world of sweeteners has been around as far back as 1879. But then around 1970 the problems started rolling in. Learn what these sweeteners are and the myths behind them! Check it out!
Clearly, too much sugar is not good for everybody, with all the unpleasant consequences from tooth decay to obesity and diabetes to heart disease. But how about alternatives? Does it matter where you get your sweet?
It is the position of The American Dietetic Association that consumers can safely enjoy a range of nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners when consumed in moderation and within the context of a diet consistent with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Learn more!
Those who are sugar dependant have the same dependency as those who are addicted to drugs, alcohol, smoking, and gambling. The sugar need provides immediate gratification.
Sugar improves the flavor of foods and also widens the range of foods we eat. Without sugar for example, many high fiber breakfast cereals providing important nutrients would taste like cardboard, and be quite inedible.
On a food label you might find xylitol classified as a carbohydrate but it is actually a natural sugar alcohol known more specifically as a polyalcohol. Learn what it does, where it comes from and how it can help you!
Sucralose is the only non-nutritive sweetener made from sugar. Is it safe? Should you use it? Find out here!
Glycerine has been considered a revolution in our industry, previously being seen as a non-nutrient additive. Find out why your bar needs glycerine!
Proper nutrition is a key component for good heath and physical fitness. For weight trainers, proper nutrition consumption is the most important aid for making gains.
Glycerol. What is it? Does anyone have a clue why that suddenly a protein bar has 20grams of carbohydrates instead of two? What about why there is a sudden "bite" feeling in the back of your throat after eating one.
There are mixed beliefs about aspartame's safety. Some think it is perfectly safe. Others think it is deadly.
I believe this article to be a potential threat to the growth and even health of several beginners that may come across this text. Of all the articles on this site, this is the only one I have found that could be truly harmful if interpreted literally.
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