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.

This Warming Spice Could Help You Lose Weight

In recent studies, ginger was found to have a positive influence metabolism as well as on hormones that control hunger.

How to Make Sure Your Family Eats Healthier Summer Treats

Summertime can tempt you into unhealthy dietary indulgences. But there are ways to prepare yourself so that your can stay on track and avoid excess sugar.

Recipe: Low-Glycemic Blueberry Lemonade

When made with stevia or another calorie-free sweetener, this blueberry lemonade is a delightful low-glycemic treat.

Recipe: Low-Glycemic Minty Sweet Tea

Traditional recipes for refreshing, Southern style sweet tea usually rely on a pretty hefty amount of sugar for sweetness. This recipe uses stevia instead.