Artificial Sweeteners Archives

Artificial sweeteners appear to disturb the body’s ability to count calories and, as a result, diet foods and drinks may wind up encouraging weight gain rather than weight loss, an expert contends. These sweeteners may also increase the risk of health problems like heart diseaseand diabetes, some evidence suggests. In an opinion piece published July 10 in the journal Trends in…

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Here’s a short but informative article by Chris Haro found on the Kwik Med site where he talks about artificial  sweeteners and how that they are simply yellow, blue and pink packets of chemicals. There’s a link to the full article at the bottom of this page and I have left in just the natural…

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Some food manufacturers engineer products to contain (from their point of view) the optimal balance of sugar and high fructose corn syrup. Then when you eat them you feel maximum crave and keep eating, drinking and buying more of their products. Its what they call your bliss point!

I think we can lump Coke Zero and eating other artificial sweeteners into one. Rather than go into it at length here I would suggest you head over to aspartamesafety.com and find out why for instance airline pilots have been advised not to consume anything with aspartame in it. My next question is would you…

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Here is a copy a recent comment I made on a forum post about artificial sweeteners   This is something that might interest all you sweetener-using addicts. Most of us of course are far too young to remember rationing during and after the war but one housewife’s trick was to add a pinch of salt…

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This is a copy of a recent comment I made on a post about protein shakes   Hi Jez, There are of course a huge range of protein powders available on the market and all of them do have quite high protein content and there are some that only use whey as the source of…

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Another comment on a post at forum.lowcarber.org about sugar alcohol   bbmedic413 posted: What are your opinions towards sugar alcohols? Do you count them towards net carbs or not?   My opinion: Hi bbmedic413, My opinion of sugar alcohols is I wouldn’t touch them with a barge-pole. Anything that close to antifreeze is not something I’d…

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Here is a comment that I made on a post about low carb diet at fattoskinny.net   maidmarian asked: Do nuts or seeds play a role in a low carb diet?  Also, I chew a lot of Spry (xylitol) gum all day, is this ok?   My response: Hi maidmarian, Yes I have to admit nuts and…

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Another copy of my comment on a post Jimmy Moore’s about artificial sweeteners   From Jimmy Moore: Is Stevia Safe to Use as a Sweetener?: http://www.coachcalorie.com/is-stevia-safe ~ Not all stevia is created equal. REAL stevia comes from a leaf and is green ideally. Liquid is next best if you can get your hands on it. The key…

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Just another one of my comments on a post at forum.lowcarber.or regarding inulin   Beebuzz, Is it Good, Bad or ugly?? Just found some crystal light sweetened with inulin and acesulfame-K. 3g of fiber?? Can I safely have glass (as long as it doesnt give me cravings?)?   Me: Hi Beebuzz, I make no bones about…

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