Artificial sweeteners, sugar alcohols, and natural sweeteners: Are they ok and how much can you use?

Artificial sweeteners, sugar alcohols, and natural sweeteners: Are they ok and how much can you use?

Artificial sweeteners, sugar substitutes, non-nutritive sweeteners, natural sweeteners… regardless of what you call them, there always seems to be a debate happening about which ones are ok to use and how much you should consume them. I’ll give a brief overview of what they are, the different types, and how they’re used. Then we’ll take a look at what the research says about them, my opinion based on that research, and which ones I prefer to use.

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Why you should be eating walnuts at lunch everyday...

Why you should be eating walnuts at lunch everyday...

Did you know that only 49% of people actually take a true lunch break each day? In this post, I’ll cover some things to consider about your lunchtime routine, and why you should be eating walnuts at lunch everyday.

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Magnesium: what it does, how much you need, and what foods have it

Magnesium: what it does, how much do you need, and what foods have it

Magnesium has been in the news a lot recently and seems to be high on the list of “trendy” supplements these days. But before you spend your money on another supplement, let’s take a look at what magnesium does, how much magnesium you need, and what foods are high in magnesium.

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19 quick and easy ways to satisfy a sweet tooth

19 quick and easy ways to satisfy a sweet tooth

…I’m thinking of a real life “I want to eat something sweet” type of scenario. You just want something quick and easy that will bring a smile to your face. There’s many ways to do this that taste amazing, AND don’t involve diet products or convincing yourself that ignoring it will make it go away… o, and that you can have ready in under 10 minutes…

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How much protein do you actually need?

How much protein do you actually need?

So, how much protein do you actually need? What are the best types? Plant based or animal protein? And so on… It’s probably the most talked about nutrition topic or nutrient across all media platforms, yet the one that leaves the most questions in consumer minds.

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Eat intentionally: 11 food choices to make in 2019 that won't set you up for failure

Eat intentionally: 11 food choices to make in 2019 that won't set you up for failure

Rather than setting unrealistic weight loss goals, or proclaiming you’re going to never eat sugar again, let’s try setting ourselves up for success and vowing to eat intentionally in 2019. No crazy goals, diets, or fads, just realistic plans and perspectives on food.

Still not quite sure what I mean? Keep reading for 11 food choices to make in 2019 that won’t set you up for failure like a traditional New Years resolution would…

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3 Diabetes-Friendly Holiday Recipes

3 Diabetes-Friendly Holiday Recipes

The holiday season can be an uncertain time for people living with diabetes. As someone with type 1 diabetes, I know the struggles of navigating parties, family dinners, and other holiday events. And when it comes to cooking for others, it can feel next to impossible trying to balance what is diabetes-friendly with what is easy to cook and tastes delicious

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9 Easy High Protein On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas

9 Easy High Protein On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas

Now that Fall is in full swing, most people are back into a good routine and no more lazy summer mornings. It’s more important than any other time of year (hello, flu season!) to have easy high protein on-the-go breakfast ideas.

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6 Delicious Diabetes Recipes You'll Love This Summer

 
6 Delicious Diabetes Recipes You'll Love This Summer
 

6 Delicious Diabetes Recipes You'll Love This Summer

Finding recipes that make it easier, and not harder, to manage blood sugar levels when you're diabetic can be hard. And just when it seems like you've found some great recipes and foods, things go out of season, and you have to start the search all over again. 

Well, don't worry. Your favorite dietitians and diabetes experts have compiled 6 different recipes for you to try this summer. They're loaded with all the necessary blood sugar stabilizing things: complex carbs, protein, fat, fiber, etc. Check them out by clicking the button below...

This post was sponsored by Healthline Media. All thoughts and ideas are my own...