Allulose: A Sweet New Tool for Diabetes Management

There’s no debating it: Diabetes is a serious and growing national health concern. Nearly 30 million people (9.3% of the U.S. population) have diabetes, and 86 million (more than 1 out of 3 adults) have prediabetes. I’ve been a certified diabetes educator for nearly 20 years and a registered dietitian...

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Four Simple Ways to a Healthier Lifestyle

Living healthy feels like a constant topic of conversation. People are always interested in the latest trend to lead to a healthier way of living, but sometimes all you need to start is the basics. Behavioral changes in diet and physical activity can often be hard but with these four...

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Understanding Food Nutrition Labels

No matter your health status, understanding what that Nutrition Facts label is really telling you is critical to knowing if the product in your hand is right for you.. When looking at this label many people will only look at one piece of information. For example, some people only look...

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Allulose

In 2015, food and beverage manufacturing companies gained another sweetener choice for lower calorie formulations: allulose. Because it is a low-calorie sugar, allulose offers the taste and texture of sugar but with 90 percent fewer calories than full caloric sugar. As a substance that exists in nature, allulose is found...

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