Best sugar substitutes

November 3, 2009 5:48:47 PM PST
Create something sweet without using sugar. Discover alternative sweeteners that are also better for your body.

Examining sugar in your diet:

Refined white sugar is NOT the best choice because of processing, bleaching, anti-caking agents

White sugar is hidden in unsuspecting locations:

  • Mustards
  • Vinaigrettes
  • Peanut butter
  • Crackers
  • Evaporated cane juice
Sugar cravings:

Our bodies naturally crave what we eat which increases our sugar cravings, especially when eating hidden sugars

Sugar substitutes

-Just because we avoid white sugar doesn't mean we have to forgo sweetness

Sugar Alternatives:

  • Maple syrup
  • Honey
  • Brown rice syrup
  • Barley malt
  • Unrefined/unbleached cane sugar
All have a greater depth of flavor as well as vitamins and minerals because they have not been stripped of nutrients

About Jamie Dougherty:

Jamie's path to holistic nutrition began at the age of five when she declared broccoli her favorite food. Fifteen years later Jamie received the startling diagnosis of ulcerative colitis. With the prospect of a lifetime on prescription drugs in the forefront of her mind, Jamie shifted her diet and lifestyle to repair her body and regain control of her health. Her voyage of self and nutritional exploration has provided her a deeper understanding of the mind, body, and health connection.

Jamie's knowledge and inspirational counseling provides clients with the necessary tools to start on their new path to health and wellness. Her approach to nutrition is based on a step-by-step program that allows clients to realize the potential and power they possess to affect their own wellbeing. Each program is tailored specifically to the individual, taking into account a number of variables including health concerns, daily life, and metabolism. Jamie's passion for nutrition and lifestyle counseling allows her clients to experience life at its most vibrant and create the life they have always wanted.

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