Sugar

A set of articles on sugar is available here.

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Healthier coffee creamers

I’m a coffee lover, and enjoy it when it’s a bit creamy. While I often enjoy it with 2% milk, I have also tried various creamers. I’ve read the ingredients carefully on these, as they are often filled with artificial ingredients and lots of sugar. Here, I provide some considerations for your selection and share a few of my favorites.

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Benefits of reducing intake of added sugar

I don’t know about you, but I certainly enjoy my dessert (yes, dietitians eat dessert too!)!
One of the important
considerations in selecting your sweet treat (as well as selecting other foods) is to pay attention to the quantity of added sugar. Reducing intake of added sugar has a number of benefits.

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Is trail mix healthy?

Trail mix is an excellent snack, if you make a good choice. Here, I’ll give you some tips on general things to consider about trail mix, as well as possible healthy and not-so-healthy qualities of this food.

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Healthy nutrient-packed breakfast cereal

Breakfast is a great time to get in some nutrients, but if you’re not careful, this meal may be filled with empty calories and high in sugar, salt and fat. Choosing a cereal can be overwhelming with all the options–here, I share some I have enjoyed.

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Tips to cut out sugar

How’s your diet? Think you’re doing a pretty good job, but wondering how to cut back a little on sweets? In considering things to cut out of your diet, sugar is definitely an important one. While it’s OK to have some, this is part of the diet that doesn’t do us much good and can be harmful in excess. Here are a few useful tips

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Healthy non-perishable foods

As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, you may have asked yourself: “How can I minimize my trips to the grocery store?” During these times, knowing what the best non-perishable foods for health are is important to maintain diet quality.