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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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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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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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Who will win the sweetener wars? At stake are billions of dollars shelled out by weight conscious and health conscious consumers world wide.  Key players in this bitter battle for mega profits are:  stevia [natural, sweet tasting herb] and the chemical sweeteners, aspartame [aka NutraSweet and Equal] and neotame. Is stevia really the forbidden natural…

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