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 This is only my opinion, but here is a summary of what I consider the best of the alternative sweeteners.  These are the ones I will be using: 5. Xylitol.  This sugar alcohol has about 10 calories per teaspoon, and […]

There are a lot of sugars out there!  This series has brought lots of questions, comments, and not a little discussion and disagreement.  Several people asked me to do a summing up of what I found.  Let me stress that […]

Does it matter what you feed your brain?  Yes! Studies show that sugar will slow your brain down and hinder its functions.  In other words, sugar can make you stupid.  Scary, huh? So, if you eat a low glycemic diet […]

We’ve learned that eating foods high in vitamins A, C, and E, as well as getting plenty of  Omega 3 fats, can help with glaucoma. There are other lifestyle changes you can make that will also help. One of the […]

We’ve looked at lots of sugars and alternative sweeteners — and now I’m going to tell you something that may surprise you. When it comes right down to it, the best choice is — none of the above. There is […]

I’ve listed the top five sweetener picks and also the five worst.  What about the rest? They fall somewhere in the middle.  Here is a summary of the others. Truvia/ Pure Via. This form of Stevia is more processed and […]

I thought I had this series about wrapped up until I took that final trip down the alternative sweetener aisle at the health food store.  “Sugar Made Healthy” a package proclaimed.  I picked it up and looked over an alternative […]

For every Web site that proclaims something is deadly, there will be another that says, “Nah, that’s just a hoax.”   We’ve seen that to be true about sugar, as well as about the alternative sweeteners we’ve been examining in […]

A spoonful of sugar makes the panic attacks go away?  Well, maybe it will help. One of the newest sugars on the alternative sweetener aisle has been around for hundreds of years in southeast Asia.  Now it is quickly becoming […]

A stroll down the sugar and sugar alternative aisle in the health food store will….confuse you.  What are all these products and how are they different from sugar?  We’ve looked at some — honey, stevia, agave Nectar, and xylitol.  Today […]