Study Shows Low-Calorie Sweeteners Helpful with Lowering Calorie...

In a review study titled “Artificial Sweeteners: a place in the field of functional foods?  Focus on obesity and related metabolic disorders” authors Raben and Richelsen concluded that evidence from short-term intervention studies show that low-calorie sweeteners (LCS) do not stimulate hunger or appetite, increase energy intake, body weight, body...

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Processed Foods are safe, nutritious, convenient and cost...

Safety. Processed foods are safe. During food processing, products are treated to destroy harmful bacteria and extend self-life. Processed foods can also be life-saving in emergency situations like natural disasters. Natural disasters are often coupled with loss of power and closure of stores and restaurants. In these situations, processed foods...

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Stressed Out? Try Adopting a Healthy Diet

So you’re overwhelmed and in need of a snack. What do you typically reach for in times of duress – a chocolate bar or celery sticks? If you picked the sweet treat, you’re not alone. Studies show people crave rich, high-calorie foods when stress is unrelenting, hence the term “comfort...

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Americans are Losing Weight; Sadly, Many Gain the...

"National Survey: Rollercoaster Dieting in Full Swing; Two-thirds of Americans on diet do-over within the year" ATLANTA (May 11, 2011) — During the past 12 months, 103 million Americans (45% of adults) were successful in losing weight. Yet, two-thirds of these dieters were not able to keep the weight off past...

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Many Young Women May Misjudge their Weight

A recent study shows that many young women may not realize whether their weight is healthy or not, which could have consequences for their diet and lifestyle habits. Researchers found that among more than 2,200 women ages 18 to 25, "weight misperception" was common among both normal-weight and overweight women. Of...

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Americans Need More Fruits and Veggies

Despite years of encouragement from parents and nutrition professionals, kids and adults still aren't eating nearly enough fruits and vegetables, a recent report says. Most people consume less than two cups of fruits and veggies a day, far below the four to six cups recommended by the government's dietary guidelines, according...

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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.