Do you have any tips for dealing with sugar cravings? I have PCOS and I feel like I always crave something sweet, but this leads to me eating a lot of unhealthy things.

Updated 29 April 2022 under Ask Us.

Keep in mind that there is a difference between craving something sweet and craving sugar. Sugar is a refined carbohydrate often added to foods and beverages to sweeten them and […]

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Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

Updated 20 September 2022 under Health Guides.

What is a sugar-sweetened beverage? A sugar-sweetened beverage is a drink that has sugar added to it. This includes: Soda (Cola, Mountain Dew, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Root Beer) Sports Drinks (Gatorade, Powerade) […]

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Sugar Substitutes and Artificial Sweeteners

Updated 3 October 2022 under Health Guides.

Sugar substitutes (sometimes called low-calorie or artificial sweeteners) are ingredients used to sweeten foods and beverages instead of sugar. There are a variety of foods on the market that contain […]

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Updated 17 August 2022 under Health Guides.

Diabetes is a chronic (long-term) condition that occurs when your body doesn’t make enough insulin, or when your body has trouble using the insulin that it does make. There are […]

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I’ve heard of glucose, but what is it?

Updated 21 November 2013 under Ask Us.

Glucose is a type of sugar and the main source of energy used by your body. Glucose comes from many kinds of foods called “carbohydrates”, such as cereal, bread, rice, […]

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energy drinks

Energy Drinks

Updated 9 June 2022 under Health Guides.

Many drinks at convenience stores and supermarkets claim to give you energy. Common brands of these drinks, known as energy drinks and energy supplements, include Red Bull®, Full Throttle®, Monster®, […]

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