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Commentary on the Recent Review by Lea (2021)...

By Dr. Berna Magnuson Introduction  Low- and no-calorie sweeteners (LNCS) are widely approved for use in foods and beverages to provide sweetness with no or few calories and no increase in blood glucose levels. The safety of these ingredients has been intensively investigated and assessed by authoritative bodies globally. When...

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Healthy Big Game Sunday

By Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD -- Big Game Sunday is for many the first test in your resolution for a healthier year. It’s day spent not only cheering for your favorite team, but indulging in a buffet of high-calorie snack foods and alcohol. Your average American will take in more...

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This Valentine’s Day, Love Your Self

Around the world, every culture has put its own unique spin on Valentine’s Day, yet at the center is the act of celebrating the ones you love. Oftentimes this is demonstrated with food whether it be an elaborate dinner out, decadent dessert, a box of chocolates or all the above....

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Six Ways to Make Your Resolutions Stick

By Beth Hubrich, MS, RD, LD -- By this time, many people have made their resolutions and declared their intentions.  If you are like a lot of people out there (myself included), this could mean exercising more and losing weight.  The problem with this is that our resolutions can be...

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Banana Walnut Oatmeal

Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1/2 cup nonfat milk 2 packets SPLENDA® Naturals Stevia Sweetener 1/4 cup old fashioned oats 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup sliced bananas 1 teaspoon chopped walnuts Directions Place milk and SPLENDA® Naturals Stevia Sweetener in a small pot. Bring to a boil. Add...

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Healthy Eating Tips for the Holiday Travel Season

By: Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDN-- Consultant to the Calorie Control Council One of the best things about the holidays is the chance to spend time with the people we don’t get to see as often as we’d like throughout the year. But getting together with far-flung family and friends...

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