By: Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD Memorial Day signals the kick-off to the summer season; a time for backyard barbecues, picnics, bonfires and pool parties. Unfortunately, for the waistline this can mean an array of heavy pasta salads, decadent meats, sugary cocktails and indulgent desserts.
Research on regular users of low-calorie sweeteners has found they have better diets than nonusers. If that isn’t incentive to use them, I don’t know what is! Of course, adding a low-calorie sweetener to your coffee isn’t all it takes to become healthy and thin, but studies show it can be part of a healthy lifestyle… Continue reading
By: Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD This year the World Health Organization (WHO) chose diabetes as the focus of their annual World Health Day (which was observed on April 7.) According to the WHO, currently 422 million people in the world have diabetes. What’s more staggering is that the WHO projects that number is likely… Continue reading