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Below is a collection of articles from around the web and other places related to sugar-free, no sugar added (NSA), and low carb lifestyle.


What's REALLY in 'diet' food? How 'low-fat' and 'low sugar' often mean more calories and artificial ingredients

MailOnline  Article Published Date 10/14/2013



Many dieters gravitate towards foods that claim to be 'low fat' or 'low in sugar', but they may not be as healthy as they sound.

According to new research by Consumer Reports, food packaging can be misleading, with products labeled 'low-fat', 'low sugar' or 'natural' often no better for you than the original.

Foods that claim to be 'reduced fat', for example, often make up for it with an excess of sugar - like Jif Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, which contains four grams of sugar while the full fat version has just three grams.

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Ice Cream vs. Frozen Yogurt: What's the Healthy Difference

Colorado Sport Stop  Article Published Date 8/30/2013



Every sports team has heard the jingle “You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream!” But should we be screaming for frozen yogurt instead? Let’s take a closer look at both so you can make an informed, healthy choice.

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Artificial Sweeteners

Diabetes.org  Article Published Date 9/24/2013



Are you struggling to control your sweet tooth?

When you have diabetes, including sweets in your diet requires careful planning. However, it can be hard to just save sweets for special occasions.

Curb your cravings

Foods and drinks that use artificial sweeteners are another option that may help curb your cravings for something sweet.

Sometimes artificial sweeteners are also called low-calorie sweeteners, sugar substitutes or non-nutritive sweetners. They can be used to sweeten food and drinks for less calories and carbohydrate when they replace sugar.

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Frozen Yogurt vs. Ice Cream...what does it all mean for diabetics?

Diabetes  Article Published Date 8/13/2012



I don’t think one summer goes by without hearing someone say “well, you know frozen yogurt is better for you anyways.” Being the dietitian diabetic that I am, I know in the back of my mind there is an exception to that statement, but I am usually too busy stuffing my face with ice cream.

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Just what is frozen yogurt?

Food  Article Published Date 8/28/2013



You’ve just finished a 10-mile bike ride, you’re feeling virtuous but a little peckish.

Maybe your 8-year-old is clamoring for a treat.

Or perhaps you’ve just baked a fresh fruit cobbler and are looking to top it with something that won’t counteract its healthful properties.

There's probably some frozen yogurt in your immediate future. So, is frozen yogurt healthier than ice cream? It depends on your definition of healthy.

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