Tag: artificial sweeteners

Update: Health Experts Weigh in on Proposed Nutrition Label Redo

by in Food News, July 23, 2014

Earlier this year, the FDA released details of the proposed nutrition label makeover. Many experts have been weighing in on the new look trying to determine if the proposed changes will help consumers make more informed decisions or add to the confusion.

14 Foods the Experts Won’t Eat

by in Ask the Experts, Healthy Tips, June 22, 2010

Most of the time we tell you to eat everything in moderation, but there are just some foods even the experts stay away from. Ironically, deep-fried candy bars didn’t make the list — we polled both the HealthyEats staff and nationwide nutrition experts to see which foods they shy away from.

Taste Test: Nonfat Vanilla Yogurt

by in Grocery Shopping, Taste Test, May 12, 2010

Quick, easy, portable and healthy–yogurt is an all-around favorite snack. But with supermarket shelves stacked with the stuff, shopping for yogurt can get confusing. After some tasting and label reading check out what we found.

Baking With Sugar Alternatives

by in Healthy Tips, December 1, 2009

Sugar helps make baked goodies puffy, golden brown and moist, but plain granulated sugar isn’t your only option. Whether you’re looking to cut calories, use less processed ingredients or simply change up the flavor, here are some options.

Healthy Pregnancy: Judgment Calls

by in Healthy Pregnancy, September 24, 2009

There are a few schools of thought about avoiding caffeine, alcohol and artificial sweeteners while prego. Some experts say that small amounts of these things are fine, others say pass; here’s my take.

Sweeteners: Artificial Varieties

by in Food News, February 6, 2009

Everyone knows those little pastel packets at restaurants and coffee shops — the artificial or no-calorie sweeteners. We see descriptions like “substitute,” “natural” and “made from sugar” attached to these food additives, but what does it all mean? There is more to these “sweets” than meets the eye.