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Aspartame Does Not Affect Kidney Function

According to the CDC, there are 30 million children and adults in the United States that have diabetes and another 86 million are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is when the body does not utilize insulin properly and this can cause glucose levels to rise...

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Managing Your Child’s Sweet Tooth

“Olivia loves sugar so much that if she had her way, she would live off of gummy bears and popsicles,” her frustrated mother said. “You’re a dietitian – tell me – is that normal?” Normal? Yes.  Challenging?  Absolutely! Concerned parents may believe their children are the only ones who seem...

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The Power of a Morning Ritual

Though clients come to me for diet advice, they typically need much more than just guidance on what to eat. Because it’s so hard to develop good eating and lifestyle habits, we talk a lot about forming and breaking habits and nurturing the proper mindset. I’ve discovered that setting a...

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French Toast with Berry Salsa

Watch how to make it below! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Berry Salsa 10 strawberries, hulled 1/2 cup fresh blueberries 1/2 cup fresh blackberries 2 packets Stevia In The Raw® 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon French Toast 3 large eggs 1 ½ cups lowfat (1%) milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 packet Stevia...

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Chocolate Truffles

Watch how to make it below! Makes 36 Truffles Ingredients 6 ounces bittersweet (70% cocoa) premium chocolate, finely chopped 1 cup heavy cream 3 packets Stevia In The Raw® 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract, or 2 teaspoons orange liqueur, brandy, or rum 3 tablespoons unsweetened ground chocolate, such as Dagoba, or...

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Teriyaki Sauce

Watch how to make it below! Makes 8 Servings Ingredients 3 packets SPLENDA® Naturals Stevia Sweetener 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 cup beef, chicken, or vegetable broth 1/3 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon pineapple juice 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh garlic 2 teaspoons...

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Editorial Team


The Calorie Control Council editorial team includes staff certified in public health, food and nutrition. In addition, the team includes paid outside contributors:

Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD
Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE
Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN
Jen Haugen RD, LD
Jessica Fishman Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN
Amber Pankonin MS, RD, CSP, LMNT
Keri Peterson, MD
Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD
Rosanne Rust MS, RDN, LDN
Ellen Stokes, MS, RD, LD
Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND