Nectresse Review: Just How Sweet Is This New Natural Sweetener?


You guys remember a few months ago when we tried Arctic Zero and pretty much flipped over the natural low-calorie-sweetness power of monk fruit? Well, as we suspected, monk fruit is getting more and more popular. So much so that it caught the eye of the maker of Splenda, who launched Nectresse, its …
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3 Steps to Break Sugar Addiction: Part Two

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Last week, Jonathan Bailor, the author of The Smarter Science of Slim, shared with us the signs of sugar addiction. And today he's giving us easy strategies to break sugar addiction without going without your favorite treat forever! In part one of this post, we showed how sugar addiction is …
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The 7 Signs of Sugar Addiction: Part 1

Can you really suffer from a sugar addiction? We have the facts! Credit: kaibara87

Ya'll remember Jonathan Bailor, the author of The Smarter Science of Slim, who did that amazing guest post for us on why a calorie is not a calorie? Well, he's baaack! And this time he's tackling a rather sticky—and sweet—issue: sugar addiction. Read on for the first in this two-part series on sugar …
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3 Tips to Keep That Halloween Sugar Consumption in Check

Know what you're really getting with that Halloween candy... Credit: Shauna Younge Dessert Tables

With Halloween coming up tomorrow, we wanted to share a few facts on the sweet stuff (or not-so sweet stuff): sugar. So read on as guest blogger Courtney Failla, a dietetic technician for and its calorie counter tool, fills us in on what we need to know before we trick or treat …
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