alternative sweeteners

Natural Sugars 101: Your Guide to Natural Sweeteners and Sugar Substitutes

Live in the Now's guide to healthy sugar substitutes.

Is Stevia Really Better than Other Sweeteners?

Imagine walking out into your garden and picking a sweetener to add to your coffee or tea. A quarter to a half of a leaf is all you would need to sweeten your entire drink if the leaf was from a stevia plant.

Toxic Chemical Being Marketed as a Health-Conscious Sweetener

Sucralose, the main ingredient in Splenda Essentials, is in chemical terms, really just chlorinated sugar.