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For those who want a list from best to worst in one place — here it is: 1. Stevia. Zero calories. Glycemic Index: 0 2. Coconut sugar.  16 calories per teaspoon. Glycemic Index: 35 3. Trehalose. 11 calories per teaspoon. […]

 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 […]

Want a faster metabolism?  The answer could be in your glass.  It may not be what you are eating that is your problem, but what you are drinking. Alcoholic beverages pack on the calories and will drag down your metabolism.  […]

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 […]

A sweetener that has no calories, a glycemic number of zero, and no side effects. Besides that, it is relatively inexpensive. So why doesn’t everyone just use Stevia?  The comments I’ve received on yesterday’s blog tell why.  The taste. I […]

All sugars are not created equal.  There is growing evidence that the sugar we eat most is the most deadly. That form of sweetener is called high fructose corn syrup. There is a lot of confusion about this stuff. What […]

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