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Recent Survey Finds Consumers Want Healthier Beverage Options

Rising type 2 diabetes rates are prompting many Americans to look for healthier options. The perceptions of consumers have shifted and many are buying cleaner and healthier beverages. The pandemic has only heightened concerns as consumers are becoming more mindful of their dietary intake. Within beverages, the largest source of...

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Study on Non-Nutritive Sweeteners and Diabetes Inconclusive

Cochrane Systematic Review - Intervention published a review of the scientific evidence titled “Non-nutritive sweeteners for diabetes mellitus,” The review set out to determine the effect of long-term NNS consumption on average blood sugar levels as well as other patient-centered outcomes, including body weight, side effects, diabetes complications (such as...

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What Steps Can I Take to Prevent or...

Blood glucose is primarily impacted by the carbohydrates in the foods and beverages consumed. Here are some steps to help prevent and manage diabetes through the diet. As a first step, understand what carbohydrates are and where they are most commonly found.Next, learn how to count carbohydrates. This entails counting the number of...

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Dining Out with Diabetes

By: Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN -- Eating out now has a permanent place in our busy lives. The restaurant industry reports 20% of Americans eat out at least once a week, while 45% of us eat out multiple times each week. It’s convenient, offers more choices than what we might...

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Dietary Fiber and Diabetes: Bridge the Gap

By: Karima A. Kendall, PhD, LDN, RDN -- By now, you’ve likely heard all about the infamous “fiber gap”. Dietary fiber was first identified as a nutrient of concern by the 2015-2020 United States Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee1 and there is still a substantial disparity between the amount of fiber...

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Living Well with Diabetes: Celebrating, Enjoying a Treat,...

By: Rosanne Rust MS, RDN, LDN  —  A diagnosis with diabetes is life-changing, but it’s also a chance to prioritize your daily health choices more than you ever have. Hopefully you’ve had the opportunity to see a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator since your diagnosis, and were given a...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.