Understanding Artificial Sweeteners and Sugar Substitutes

By Carolyn Stone and Evelyn Trimborn Artificial sweeteners have been used for decades as a substitute for sugar in order to reduce calories and cut down on health issues such as tooth decay, obesity, Type II diabetes, and more. In this guide, the authors give an overview of the most common artificial sweeteners on the

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10 Strategies for Successful Weight Loss Part 8

Weight-Loss Strategy #8. Evaluate your personal relationship to food. Behavioral and emotional cues frequently trigger an inappropriate desire to eat. The most common cues are habit, stress, boredom, sadness, anxiety, loneliness, and the use of food as a reward. Many people also relate food to love or care and derive comfort from it. Although eating

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