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Dr. Elise Zahn shares how Splenda Brand Sweeteners helped her patient lose over 40lbs – and keep it off! By using Splenda recipes to find new ways to decrease added sugars, meeting with a nutritionist, and adopting a healthier lifestyle this patient was able to crush her personal health goals.
A healthy body weight is one part of overall health. While managing weight can seem overwhelming, it’s important to know that even small decreases in body weight (5-10%6) can help decrease your risk for developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, or high blood pressure. People who lose weight gradually (1-2lbs per week) are more successful at keeping it off3,4 and smart swaps with Splenda Sweeteners helps! Work with your doctor, nurse, or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist to identify a healthy weight for your lifestyle.
Calories are found in all foods and provide our body with the energy it needs for our daily activities. Most adults need about 2000 calories per day, but this can vary based on your age, body size and type, and activity level. Many people consume more calories than they realize by choosing foods with added sugars, which provide empty calories. Empty calories are those that don’t provide any nutrient benefits and are not needed in your daily food intake. Making a sweet swap with Splenda Sweeteners can help you eliminate empty calories in some of your favorite foods and drinks, as shown below.
*Among healthcare professionals clinically treating patients 1 2019, June. Retrieved from: CalorieKing.com 2 AHA Editorial Staff. (2019, Feb 21). By Any Other Name It’s Still Sweetener. Retrieved from: https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/sugar/by-any-other-name-its-still-sweetener 3 When used in place of sugar; Rogers PJ, Hogenkamp PS, de Graaf C, et al. (2016). Does low-energy sweetener consumption affect energy intake and body weight? A systematic review, including meta-analyses, of the evidence from human and animal studies. Int J of Obes 40(3), 381-394. 4 Johnston CA, Stevens B, & Foreyt JP. (2013). The Role of Low-calorie Sweeteners in Diabetes. Eur Endocrinology 9(2); 96-98. 5 These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 6 CDC. (2020, Aug 17). Losing Weight. Retrieved from: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/losing_weight/index.html 7 CDC. (2020, Oct 7). How much physical activity do adults need? Retrieved from: https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/basics/adults/index.htm