What 22,000 Adults Had to Say About Low-Calorie...

By: Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDN -- Consultant to the Calorie Control Council Research on regular users of low-calorie sweeteners has found they have better diets than nonusers. If that isn’t incentive to use them, I don’t know what is! Of course, adding a low-calorie sweetener to your coffee isn’t all...

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Is “Skinny Fat” real?

What is “skinny fat"? “Skinny Fat” is a term that seems to have been picking up in popularity in the last few years. So, what is it to be “skinny fat” anyway? It is when you are normal weight, or maybe even underweight, but lack muscle tone and are ultimately...

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The Spring Break Souvenir Nobody Wants

When college students return to campus after their winter break most of them can’t tell you exactly when they’ll be taking their final exams, but they all know the dates for spring break. Reservations are booked long before anyone cracks open a book at the start of the semester. Escaping...

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Add Some Flavor to Your Weight Loss Plan

By Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD -- Everyone knows that losing weight means making changes in the way we eat and our level of activity. Eating less + moving more = losing weight. But we also need to hydrate. Many times, calories from beverages seem to escape our attention. A glass...

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Leading Medical Journal Finds Low-Calorie Sweeteners Brought Weight...

Study also found no increase in appetite or energy intake ATLANTA (NOVEMBER 4, 2015) — After conducting a meta-analysis of more than 100 peer-reviewed and published studies to answer the question “Does low calorie sweetener consumption affect energy intake and body weight?”, researchers found that the answer to be “Yes”....

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Get Enough Sleep and Get Moving: Keys to...

By Carolyn O’Neil, MS RD, author of The Slim Down South Cookbook and nutrition advisor to Calorie Control Council Lose weight while you sleep! You may have heard health claims such as this connected to nutritional supplement or fad diet advertising. Well, it turns out that there may be some...

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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.