In this installment of the sweetener series, we're exploring sources of sugar alcohol and whether or not they're a good alternative to other sweeteners.
Past research on artificial sweeteners has always been lacking, until now. Are artificial sweeteners healthy? Read on for updated data.
When you're building a healthy lifestyle, it's hard to give up treats like sweets. Here are some healthy sweeteners to replace refined processed sugar.
Think our sweet tooth is a recent development in evolutionary history? Our draw to sweet things spans all the way back to our hunter-gatherer ancestors.
Guar gum and various other gums are added to a lot of processed foods. Keep reading to find out about these different gums and how they affect your health.
Xanthan gum is an additive often included in gluten-free baked goods. While opting for gluten-free is healthy, are there adverse effects to xanthan gum?
Carrageenan, an additive commonly found in non-dairy milks such as almond milk and coconut milk, may have an adverse affect on health. Read on for details.
Soy lecithin is a common emulsifier used in many many foods. With soy in the name, you might think you need to avoid it. But is it as bad as you think?
Even on a Paleo diet, it can be hard to avoid some fillers, thickeners, and additives—like magnesium stearate. Find out what magnesium stearate is and learn whether it’s harmful.