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The Real Truth About Non-Nutritive Sweeteners
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Sugar, or sucrose, is one of the most widely used ingredients in the foods we buy. All other sweeteners, basically, are compared to how they stack up against sugar. Learn the difference between nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners and the upside and downside of using them. (PDF Format Only)

Secrets of a Food Diary
Many of us have probably not thought of having a diary since we were in fourth grade and writing secretively about our boyfriends. But keeping a food diary or journal can be an important step in understanding your eating habits and what triggers excessive eating.

Ways to Avoid Weight Gain During Mardi Gras Season
If you gained weight in past Mardi Gras seasons, and weren’t happy about it, there are some preventive measures you can take this year. LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Heli Roy offers a number of tips.

Don't Let A Day Of Shopping Ruin Your Diet
The holidays mark the season of shopping and eating. Busy shoppers may eat many meals at the mall. LSU AgCenter nutritionist, Dr. Beth Reames says to be sure and put something in your stomach before hitting the shops.