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The verdict on artificial sweeteners

“While they make food taste sweet without adding calories, there is no real nutritional value to them,” says Janeah Steel, a registered dietitian with Agnesian HealthCare. “Artificial sweeteners are OK in moderation; you can also consider other sources to satisfy your sweet tooth. A small splash of balsamic vinegar or natural fruit juice can provide [...]

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Nutrition - Examples of Typical High-Sugar Beverages (spot)

How do sugars and carbs affect your health?

The American Heart Association recently posted an article that talked about the importance of reducing your sugar intake.  Dr. Gauthier, of the Fond du Lac Regional Clinic in Ripon, agrees with their assessment. Sugars in your diet can be naturally occurring or added. Naturally occurring sugars are found naturally in foods such as fruit (fructose) [...]

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