Restricting Calories: Fountain of Youth?

There is a consensus among health professionals that avoiding obesity can help us live a long and healthy life. Now, two new studies add to evidence that it’s possible to live longer and healthier by restricting calories. Previous studies have found that rats which were placed on a very low-calorie...

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Heavy Allegations: A link between low calorie sweeteners...

A recent article in the New York Times says NO. The February 17, 2009 edition of the New York Times featured an article entitled, “Sweeteners – Real Aid or Excuse to Indulge?” which address allegations of a relationship between the use of low-calorie sweeteners and weight gain.  The article poses...

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Winning By Losing | 10 Tips to Reshape...

Have you ever lost weight and then watched the pounds creep back on? Do you think of good-tasting food as something you must avoid when dieting? Are you still searching for that miracle weight-loss plan? 1. When Losing Means Winning More than 186 million American adults – or eight out...

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Is “Low-fat” a Cure-All?

Reduced-fat and fat-free foods and beverages continue to soar in popularity, but how helpful are they? That's the question a lot of people have been asking lately, as Americas' girth has been growing right along with the popularity of these products. The answer is: lower fat products can be very...

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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.