Tag Archives: calorie control

Research Shows Low-Calorie Sweetener Consumers Live Healthier Lives!

If you are one of the many people using low calorie sweeteners in your food and beverages, then you’re in good company! New research shows that consumers of no, low and reduced-calorie sweeteners eat better and are more physically active. The study indicated that low-calorie sweetener consumers not only had a better quality diet, but Continue Reading

Summer Picnic Smart Picks

Summer is in full swing in the south and that means picnics and outdoor grilling. Don’t let too many high-calorie favorites keep you from staying trim this summer. Keep these swaps in mind at your next picnic and you’ll stick to your healthy diet without any effort!

Four Tips to Snack Smart at the Movie Theater

Summer blockbusters are just around the corner and all those treats at the cinema can be tempting. Movie theaters are making it easier to snack smart by offering more options and healthier alternatives. Below are four tips to keep you from busting your diet while taking in a blockbuster. Photo courtesy Flickr user Kathleen Cavalaro Cut Out Continue Reading

Adults Are Not Overweight Because They Drink Diet Soda

We’ve all been told that if you want to lose weight, you need to make changes in your diet and exercise habits. A new study published by the American Journal of Public Health found that if you’re an overweight or obese adult, you need to reduce your overall caloric intake to successfully lose and maintain Continue Reading

Don’t Fear the Sweetener: CSPI’s ‘Chemical Cuisine’ is Ridiculous

Why is it that at a time when people are trying to make smarter choices for the new year, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) feels the need to bring up unfounded fears about sweeteners? We all know by now that one of the keys to a healthy diet is limiting carbs/sugars Continue Reading