Sugar Substitutes– Are They All Alike?

Sugar Substitutes– Are They All Alike?

Monk Fruit or Stevia— and their derivatives— are promoted as natural alternatives to sugar because they’re healthier. But is one just as healthy as the next? It’s true that sugar encourages inflammation in the body and can cause everything from cavities to yeast infections, but is the alternative any better? The trick Continue reading

Are Sugar and Salt Dominating Your Diet?

Are Sugar and Salt Dominating Your Diet?

While whole, natural foods contain complex carbohydrates, natural salt, or fructose that break down into glucose— the sugar that our body uses for fuel— many people think that getting sugar or salt in processed foods is the same thing. Even seemingly straight-forward foods like bread, fruit juice, yogurt, cereal and Continue reading