Tag Archives: sugar

Raw Honey: Is it Really Healthy?

Raw Honey: Is it Really Healthy?

How can I sweeten my green tea? What do I put in my coffee if I’m not adding milk or one of the popular low-calorie sugar substitutes? Perhaps questions similar to these have crossed your mind as you started following a Paleo, or any healthy living, ...
5 Reasons to Kick Your Sugar Habit

5 Reasons to Kick Your Sugar Habit

Are you getting too much sugar in your diet? The American Heart Association recommends no more than six teaspoons of added sugar per day for women and nine teaspoons for men. Yet Americans are consuming an average of 66 pounds of it per person per ye ...
The Surprising Uses & Benefits of Xylitol

The Surprising Uses & Benefits of Xylitol

You’ve probably heard about xylitol. After all, it seems the low-cal sugar substitute is popping up everywhere these days. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol, or polyalcohol, that’s made from the bark of birch trees or from a plant fiber called xylan. It’s s ...
Is Drinking Soda Really Bad for You?

Is Drinking Soda Really Bad for You?

Millions of Americans quench their thirst with a sugary soda at least once a day. But the quick, temporary satisfaction of too many sweet drinks may mask health threats that will come back to haunt the drinker in years to come. ...
Latte Lovers: This Sugar-Free Syrup is for You

Latte Lovers: This Sugar-Free Syrup is for You

This time of year, hot beverages win for comfort. There’s the delicious, essential first cup of coffee or tea in the morning, doctored up with sweetener and cream. Then at the office, there’s the cuppa-to-keep-you-going, with more sugar a ...
5 Ingredients to Avoid in Protein Bars

5 Ingredients to Avoid in Protein Bars

If I said that I checked every ingredient list to make sure what I was eating was “clean” all of the time, I’d be lying. When I’m hungry or in a hurry, sometimes I’ll grab a protein bar and tear into it without even glancing at the label. But I may p ...