Ever sit down at Denny’s or iHop and use those little sugar packets to sweeten your coffee? Nutrasweet and Splenda fill coffee shops, breakfast places, and homes as popular low-calorie sugar substitutes. The two brands use different sugar alternatives, contrary to popular belief.
By now, we’re sure you’ve heard that a glass of red wine every day is beneficial to not only your mood, but also your health. Due to high amounts of antioxidants in red wine, our favorite alcoholic substance reigns supreme through its ability to decrease symptoms of aging, both physically and mentally. Now have you heard of resveratrol? It's thanks to this particular antioxidant that red wine gets its good wrap.
If a cavemen went into a grocery store, what items would be in their shopping cart? That’s where the paleo diet comes in. The paleo diet aims to reflect what our ancient ancestors ate before farming. Thus, only natural sugars were consumed. No agave, no white sugar, and no stevia. That being said, some sugars are paleo friendly – so let’s explore what paleo sweeteners are out there!