Sugar substitutes

| June 19, 2009

Sweet & Healthy Alternatives ~Stevia~ Known as the sweet herb in South Africa, has been used for over 400 years with no known side effects! It is 20 times sweeter than sugar, has no calories or carbohydrates, has a Glycemic Index (GI) of 0 and it can be used in baking and cooking. ~Sugar Alcohols~ […]

Sugar facts

| February 15, 2009

Everyone likes a bit of sweetness in their lives, but when does over-indulgence start affecting your health? It’s been known that an excess of refined sugars and simple carbohydrates in the diet over an extended period of time can lead to insulin resistance, also known as “Syndrome X”. The cells in your body, especially your […]