Tag: sugar

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Transformations

Cleaning Up My Plate

Hi, my name is Michael W. Smith.  I’ve had a problem with my weight, literally, for as long as I can remember.  I have a memory of a phone call with my very first girlfriend, you know, the one you “go steady with” when you’re in 4th grade?  It was […]

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Quest Nutrition
Featured

Erythritol Improves Blood Vessel Health

Erythritol, a sugar alcohol that is 60-70% as sweet as suger, has been shown to improve blood vessel condition. A study presented this year at the Institute of Food Technologists in Las Vegas shows evidence that Erythritol helped prevent cell death in tests, and lowered the creation of adhesion molecules […]

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Nutrition

10 Tricks to Beat Sugar Cravings

Why do we all keep going back for more sugar? We make excuses for ourselves as to why we had a slice of cake, ate a bowl of ice cream or another piece of chocolate, or drank another beer/cocktail (yes alcohol is sugar!). Our mind is very powerful. We WILL […]

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Nutrition

The Be-Kind Guide to Getting Over an Off-Track Weekend

Editors Note: Rachel Mac is a commercial litigator in Chicago, Illinois, who lives a healthy lifestyle despite 12+ hours per day in the office. She has come up with a low-maintenance healthy lifestyle that allows her to eat well and hit the gym regularly, with a schedule that’s anything but. […]

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Nutrition

Fructose vs. Glucose – Another Piece in the HFCS Puzzle

Take equal parts of fructose and glucose and you have table sugar. Take 55% fructose and 45% glucose (actually it’s 55% fructose, 42% glucose and 3% higher saccharides) and you get high fructose corn syrup. There has long been a suspicion that humans process these sugars in different ways. The […]

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