Fructose v. Sucrose: Is the Sugar in Fruit Bad for you?

July 17, 2014 1 Comment

This graphic from Greatist illustrates how many grams of sugar are in fruit. However, this information is misleading.Have you ever seen those charts that compare certain fruits to sugar packets? They explain that eating an orange is basically the same as eating  9 sugar packets. If you’re watching your sugar and carbohydrate intake, that information […]

4 Must Try Drinks & Sweets made with Stevia

February 17, 2014 No Comments

Gone are the days of artificial sweeteners and high fructose corn syrup. There’s a new kid in town. Stevia is making waves in the health community as a natural, low-calorie, low-carb sweetener.  Stevia comes from the stevia leaf and  is commonly extracted and used in liquid or powered form. Stevia is known for being 300 […]

Can a very low calorie diet cure type 2 diabetes?

January 8, 2014 No Comments

Type 2 diabetes, which afflicts 8.3% of the US population, has long been considered a permanent condition.  Once you have it, you’ll spend the rest of your life managing it, or so the thinking goes.  But can type 2 diabetes be cured? There is increasing evidence that type 2 diabetes, in many patients, can actually […]

Steview Review: What’s the Best Stevia Sweetener

January 10, 2013 No Comments

Cutting down on sugar is becoming the reality of most health conscious people. This can be a tough task, but luckly stevia is a natural, low calorie, low carb sweetener option that’s gaining popularity with dieters everywhere.There are a ton of stevia products on the market. So, how do you know which is the best […]