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How To Kick Sugar (Without Depriving Yourself)

Sugar. Sugar. Sugar. The truth has finally come out and articles are popping up all over the news about how addictive it is. They talk about how it …

13 Subscription Boxes That Bring Health Foods to You

From beauty products and single-girl swag to wine and household goodies, you can get pretty much anything delivered to you in the form of a …

How Bad Is Your Food From 1 to 10? Try This Food Calculator

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>By now, most health-conscious folks know that it’s a good idea to take a peek at their groceries’ nutrition facts before hitting the …

Sweetener Swap and Sugar Rules: Can We De-Sugar Our Holidays?

It is our sweetest season and most exciting time of the year. Halloween ushers in the parties, treats, desserts and of course sugar. We all enjoy the festivities of the season, but watching and counting the sugar grams prevents excess holiday pounds and helps fight off winter colds. Knowing our …

How Sugar Affects Your Body

View All Categories<p>by American Council on Exercise<br>on October 28, 2014<p>Read More Less<p>Stay Informed<p>Sign up to receive relevant, science-based health and …

How to Kill Your Sugar Addiction Before It Kills You

While excusing yourself from sugary celebrations is no fun, neither is dealing with a post-sugar-binge hangover. And on top of it, the more sugar you eat, the more you crave — it can take a few days to weeks to get over an addiction to refined sugar once you start. Not only that, but studies have …

Self-esteem

Take Control Over Holiday Temptation Right Now

"It's like a high-fructose corn syrup factory usurped about one-third of the store," my friend said, recounting a recent excursion to her Sacramento supermarket where row after row of Halloween candy had usurped the front aisles.<p>The candy season kicks off in early October and carries vigilantly …

Are Artificial Sweeteners Wrecking Your Diet?

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>Sugar is bad — we get it. But are artificial sweeteners any better? Found in tons of foods, these zero-calorie sugar substitutes have …

10 Things All Beginning Lifters Should Know

Every experienced lifter out there can remember the first time they moseyed into the weightroom, full of fear, confusion, and insecurity. Though most …

Everything You Need to Know About Sweeteners

Whether it’s cheat day or you’re looking for a quick way to replenish glycogen stores after a crazy-intense workout, finding a smart way to indulge …

Agave: Calories, Nutrition Facts, and More

Nutrition

Sugar Wise: How Fruits Stack Up

We all know that too much sugar can have some seriously negative effects on our health, but what's the deal with fruit? Strawberries, bananas, …

5 Tips to Help You Kick Sugar in a Week

Cutting refined sugar out of your diet can be one of toughest things to do. It's highly addictive so cravings can come on very strong and are often hard to ignore.<p>However, eliminating sugar from your diet can be done. If you do decide to go sugar-free, one of the best ways is to go cold turkey. Cut …

The Nutrition Survival Guide (Don't be a Diet Zombie)

Fad diets create zombies. There, I said it.<p>Diets tell you not to think for yourself or listen to your body — to simply “follow the rules” at all …

The First 2 Steps To Quitting Sugar

<i>By Corrie Pikul</i><p>You know that sugar affects your weight, as well as your health in general. We ask the pros for some advice on dealing with some of the hardest challenges with going sugar-free.<p><b>The Challenge: How to Enjoy Coffee</b><p><b>The Strategy That Works:</b> Caffeine and sugar together can be more …

WeightWatchers Rich Toffee Bars – Zoë Harcombe

In November 2012 Patsy Kensit was revealed as a new promoter of WeightWatchers®. In the January 8th issue of OK magazine we learned that Patsy used …

Pros and cons of artificial sweeteners

If you're trying to reduce the sugar and calories in your diet, you may be turning to artificial sweeteners or other sugar substitutes. You aren't …

Shocking Sugar Facts

If you get a chance to see the documentary <i>Fed Up,</i> you should. Although I didn't find it fun or easy to watch this exposé about the sugar in packaged food and what it does to us, the movie was eye-opening. Fed Up is not a perfect film -- far from it. Still, ever since I saw it a couple of weeks ago, …