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Could a Switch to Low Calorie Sweeteners Help Hispanics Lose Weight?

In the U.S., Hispanics are facing a growing problem with weight and obesity. This is a topic that hits home for me because I’m Hispanic. For many people, replacing added sugars in beverages and foods with low calorie sweeteners is the first step in the fight to lose weight. In her recent blog post, registered dietitian Sylvia Continue Reading

Food Fact Friday: Heart Health Linked to Eating Cheese

Photo courtesy of Flickr User Didriks   Ok, I’m going to confess that I love cheese*. I can live without sweets and I can pass on breads… but I can’t give up cheese. I love it on Tex-Mex and Italian dishes and don’t even get me started on how much I love a good cheese and Continue Reading

New Study: Low-Calorie Sweeteners Don’t Cause Sweet Cravings

Great news for anyone who uses low-calorie sweeteners like sucralose, aka Splenda, to cut down on daily sugar consumption! New research confirms sweeteners do not cause you to crave more sweet tasting foods in your diet! Conducted at the Sensory Evaluation Center at Penn State, the study found that low-calorie sweeteners didn’t have greater sweet sensations, Continue Reading

Study Shows Successful Weight Loss Maintainers Use Sweeteners

A new study recently published in the journal Obesity provides further evidence that low-calorie sweetened beverages can be useful for people who want to achieve and maintain a lower weight. A team of researchers recently collected new data from 434 participants in the landmark National Weight Control Registry. These are people who have successfully achieved and maintained Continue Reading

Learning to Live 100% Fad Free and Healthy

A new study is in the news today and it suggests that the type of weight loss diet doesn’t matter as much as your dedication. A Canadian team studies data from over 7,000 overweight dieters and had this to say: “Our findings should be reassuring to clinicians and the public that there is no need for Continue Reading