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Best Birthday Cake Alternatives for People with Diabetes

Best Birthday Cake Alternatives for People Living With Diabetes

September 29, 2022

Over 37 millions people are living with diabetes in the U.S. and birthdays and celebrations can be difficult. Review these tips for choosing a delicious sugar free birthday cake. Discover our best birthday cake alternatives for people living with diabetes. Try sugar alternatives when making a diabetes-friendly birthday cake.

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Hot tea with honey, lemon, and ginger.

Is Honey Keto Friendly? Try These Zero Carb Sweeteners Instead

September 26, 2022

Honey is marketed as healthy, but it’s similar to table sugar. Learn about honey, agave, and maple syrup—then learn keto friendly sweeteners to use instead.

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Food (Diet) and Stress

The Effects of Foods and Drinks on Your Stress Levels — And What to Do About It

September 20, 2022

Stress and anxiety can be triggered or made worse by the foods you choose to eat daily. Learn which foods and drinks promote stress and which ones tame it.

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Do Caffeine and Sugar Cause Anxiety?

Do Caffeine and Sugar Cause Anxiety?

September 13, 2022

Can caffeine and sugar cause anxiety? The short answer is no, but there’s much more to it. Read on to learn about the relationship between caffeine, sugar, and anxiety.

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Best and Healthiest Ways to Use Liquid Sweeteners

The Best and Healthiest Ways to Use Liquid Sweeteners

Updated on September 9, 2022

Liquid sweeteners like honey, molasses, maple syrup, stevia, and monk fruit each have different viscosity, flavor, nutritional value, and glycemic index. Learn about the liquid sweetener types and the best and healthiest ways to use them.

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Food Deserts in America

The Effects of Food Deserts on Healthy Eating and Mental Health

July 6, 2022

Not having easy access to a food store, also known as living in a food desert, can make eating healthy more challenging and stressful for people in urban neighborhoods and low-income rural areas.

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Best Sweeteners for Diabetes To Use Instead of Sugar

June 29, 2022

Added sugar is a primary cause of the diabetes crisis. Learn why type 2 diabetes occurs, and how swapping out sugar in your diet may help, and the 5 best sweeteners for people with diabetes.

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Sugary candy and blood sugar monitor

Why Is Sugar Bad for You?

June 22, 2022

High-sugar diets are linked to diabetes, obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and other health problems. Learn why, along with sugar alternatives to try instead.

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Top 4 Keto Sweeteners To Use Instead of Sugar

Cut net carbs and calories with these great-tasting, sugar free sugar substitutes - allulose, monk fruit, erythritol, and stevia.

Updated on June 21, 2022

When you embark on a keto diet, you must bid farewell to sugar. Sugar isn’t a keto-friendly sweetener.

But giving up sugar can be tough, especially if you have a sweet tooth. How will you make Grandma’s famous chocolate chip cookies now?

Don’t worry, you have options. Allulose, monk fruit, stevia, and erythritol are all keto sweeteners that taste and bake like sugar, without the negative health impacts.

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