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Does Diet Soda Really Help with Weight Loss and Diabetes?

It feels like every month, some new study is out about diet soda and low calorie sweeteners. The question is, does diet soda really help with weight loss and diabetes? There are plenty of quality studies out there showing how people have used diet soda and low calorie sweeteners as a tool for controlling weight and diabetes. Continue Reading

The Importance of World Diabetes Day

Today we celebrate World Diabetes Day to raise global awareness of a disease that affects an estimated 382 million people worldwide. The theme for 2014 is Healthy Living and Diabetes, so I asked Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND, a nutrition counselor and diabetes expert, to join me today so we could learn more about Continue Reading

New Study Finds Sucralose has Same Effect as Water on Blood Glucose

Good news for diabetics! New research supports something we’ve known for a while now- the artificial sweeteners acesulfame potassium and sucralose have no effect on blood glucose and insulin levels. Additionally, the study found that neither of the no-calorie sweeteners have an effect on how quickly the stomach empties. The study, which was led by Tongzhi Wu, Continue Reading