Sucralose Features

  • Stay Active All Day, Even During Work Hours

    Stay Active All Day, Even During Work Hours

    For many people, work means sitting and being sedentary in front of a computer at a desk all day. Recent studies have shown that this can be worse for your health than you might think, even if you are active outside of work. It can even cancel out daily exercise routines. So what can you do to stay active and healthy all day? Take a Break Getting up more from your desk during the day can be good for your health and your sanity. Research has shown that frequent small breaks can make most people more productive and they can help keep your waistline ... > Read More

  • New Study: Sweeteners Used by Successful Weight Loss Maintainers

    New Study: Sweeteners Used by Successful Weight Loss Maintainers

    A recent study published in the journal Obesity supplies further evidence that low-calorie sweetened beverages, including those that use sucralose (Splenda) can be useful for people who want to achieve and maintain a lower weight. Recently collected by a team of researchers, the new data comes from 434 participants in the landmark National Weight Control Registry. These are people who have successfully achieved and maintained a weight loss of 30 pounds or more for more than a year — something that makes them successful outliers in the realm of obesity studies. The researchers wanted to see what, if any, role low ... > Read More

  • Stressed Out? Try Adopting a Healthy Diet

    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 food.” But emotional eating can generate additional anxiety, not to mention it sabotages any ongoing weight loss efforts. Fortunately, there are a number of healthy food alternatives that are chock-full of stress-relieving vitamins. Try modifying your diet to include some of these soothing foods: Go nuts with almonds - A good source ... > Read More

  • Substituting Calories While Preserving Taste

    Substituting Calories While Preserving Taste

    You’ve heard it before: Successful weight loss and weight control require a lifestyle change, not a fad diet. Making simple substitutions, such as using a no-calorie sweetener such as sucralose instead of sugar in foods and beverages is a key ingredient for cutting excess calories from the diet. Adding a teaspoon of sugar here or a tablespoon there can add more calories than you realize. For instance, if you typically add sugar, that would add up to an additional 360 calories each day just from sugar! If you really want to see how many calories are saved each day by substituting ... > Read More

  • How to Lose 10 Pounds in Two Months

    How to Lose 10 Pounds in Two Months

    Trying to squeeze into that perfect outfit before the wedding? Worried about looking good in a swimsuit? Or maybe you’re just hoping to slim down before an upcoming interview. Whatever the reason, many adults rely on weight loss pills and the drastic elimination of certain foods and beverages to quickly lose excess pounds before a big event. Instead of turning to the latest fad diet, consider a more balanced approach to weight loss. Through portion control, calorie reduction, sugar-free foods and beverages and regular exercise, a healthy weight loss is possible in a relatively short time-frame. Here are a few tips ... > Read More

  • Healthy barbeque ideas that will light your fire!

    Healthy barbeque ideas that will light your fire!

    With summer only a few calendar days away it’s inevitable you will soon be invited to or host the first of many summer barbeques or picnics. While these gatherings are great for relaxing and catching up with friends and family, they are also an easy way to add unwanted fat and calories to your daily intake. However; barbeques don’t have to burn you. Follow these tips to add some health and some flavor to your next summer gathering. Choose your sauces wisely. Using sauces with no calories served after cooking -- such as Worcestershire, Chile, Soy, or light Italian dressing -- in ... > Read More

  • Feeling Hungry? 5 Filling Fixes

    Feeling Hungry? 5 Filling Fixes

    The resolutions have been made – perhaps you’ve vowed to save more money, fix up your house, become more organized and, of course, eat less (or more healthy) and exercise more. It probably seems like just about every person you’ve seen since the beginning of the New Year has stated that this will be the year they finally lose those extra 5, 10, 20, or more pounds. And, maybe you’ve been saying the same thing. Of course, your intentions are good but now that it’s a couple of months into the New Year some people may be thinking about jumping ... > Read More

  • How to Be Healthy and Happy in the New Year

    How to Be Healthy and Happy in the New Year

    With the hectic holiday season now past and a new year underway, millions of people are vowing to shed those unwanted pounds. Indeed, with obesity increasing at an alarming rate across the globe, a growing number of consumers are adopting weight loss goals. According to the World Health Organization, more people in the world now die from being overweight and obese than being underweight. Statistics show there are about 1.6 billion overweight or obese people in the world and at least 2.5 million deaths are associated with these conditions annually. Once considered a problem only in high-income countries, obesity is now ... > Read More