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Sweet Nothings? Sugar Substitutes and Weight Gain

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

When man tampered with nature and uncoupled the sweetness sensory signal from caloric load, a pairing that we adjusted to for thousands of generations, our capacity to know when we had enough was eradicated.

What the Heck Is ... Agave Nectar?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Most people recognize agave as the spiky aloe-like plant that is used to make tequila. But this plant has more uses than just the drink that gave rise...

Dangers Of Artificial Sweeteners

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
LIVESTRONG.COM

Claims that artificial sweeteners in diet drinks may be hazardous to your health are backed by scientific evidence that points to this conclusion, but a direct causation has not been drawn.

Artificial Sweeteners: 3 Reasons To Rethink That Diet Coke

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

You decided a long time ago to go with artificial sweeteners. After a while, you didn't even notice the slightly different taste compared to sugar-sweetened beverages.