Sugar and Sugar Substitutes

Sugar can be the bane of otherwise healthy diet. We can help you understand how sugar affects the body, what foods are high in sugar and sugar substitutes and what natural sweeteners exist. Abandoning the habit of consuming sugar can be difficult, but your waistline will thank you.

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  • Added Sugar: What You Need To Know

    Sugar provides energy to your body, but does not have other nutritional value. Learn why and how you should limit…

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  • Sugar Substitutes

    Sugar substitutes are chemical or plant-based substances used to sweeten or enhance the flavor of foods and drinks.

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