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Healthy Eating and Cooking: Artificial Sweeteners vs. Sugar

Healthy Eating and Cooking: Artificial Sweeteners vs. Sugar

Learning to cook, eat and drink with less sugar is one of the most fundamental challenges in the quest for weight loss and for being healthy. The United States is one of the largest consumers of sugar and artificial sweeteners, and it is taking a toll on our health. Most Americans, sadly, have no idea what the recommended maximum amount of added dietary sugar is considered to be healthy. In a recent class that I taught, “Healthy Cooking 101: The Basics”, I outlined some of the key points on adding sugar into the daily diet and the use of artificial sweeteners. Here is a sample of what I shared… Sugar...