artificial sweeteners sugar substitutes
Health and Wellness, Healthy Eating

The Scary Truth About Artificial Sweeteners (and the sneaky places they’re hiding!)

Artifical sweeteners were partially created in response to our demand for “sugar-free” foods and are touted as a good alternative for diabetics. From sugar-free drinks to desserts to chewing gum and even toothpaste, artificial sweeteners …

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Fitness, Foundations of Health, Health and Wellness

Finding Your Exercise Motivation – when you don’t want to or don’t have time

How do you exercise when you’re lacking motivation? Ah, exercise. Nothing brings me more joy and anxiety all at once. Personally, I have a little bit of an aversion to gyms. Sweaty people, germy equipment, …

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Foundations of Health, Health and Wellness, Healthy Eating

7 Damaging Effects of a High Sugar Diet – Plus 5 Tips to Crush Your Cravings

Sugar consumption is beginning to decrease in the US as Americans are opening their eyes to its dangers. Yet despite these shifts, the average American still consumes roughly 58 grams of refined white sugar and …