Easy Sugar Free Treats to Make with Few Ingredients

Easy Sugar Free Treats to Make with Few Ingredients

Sometimes it can be difficult to get all the ingredients that you need to bake the perfect cake or make an elaborate tart. But that doesn’t necessarily have to mean missing out on treats. Here we’ve put together some incredibly easy dessert recipes for you to try. What’s more, they can all be made with just a few easily available ingredients.

Replacing Hidden Sugar in Your Diet

Replacing Hidden Sugar in Your Diet

In a bid to cut down on sugar, we dutifully avoid sweets, candies, cakes and biscuits. However, we overlook the fact that most packaged and processed foods are chock-full of various added sugars -that includes savoury items like sauces, crackers and bread. This is because sugar is used both as a preservative and as a feel-good factor to keep us coming back for more.
How to avoid sugar consciously

How to avoid sugar consciously

‘I eat only whole wheat bread’, said one client as part of her health plan. ‘I eat healthy digestive biscuits as a snack’, said confidently another client.  I am going to start this article with some facts that I share with my clients and in my workshops and corporate talks. A small packet of digestive biscuits of 250gms has 13 teaspoons of sugar. A slice of bread (whole-wheat or gluten free) has half teaspoon of sugar. A cup of flavoured yogurt of 100gms has 3 teaspoons of sugar. Mixed fruit juice of 200 ml has 4 teaspoons of sugar. One box of muesli of 400gms has 9 teaspoons of sugar. Isn’t this an eye opener? Some of this we eat regularly and do not even know that we are consuming so much added sugar right? It tricks the brain to want more food because of the blood sugar spiking and dropping and then we land up having many more cravings.

Reducing Sugar From Your Diet

Reducing Sugar From Your Diet

Excessive amounts of sugar in your diet can be lead to all sorts of health issues.  Top sources of sugar-packed foods are – cookies, biscuits, soft drinks, packaged fruit juices, ketchup, soups, flavoured yogurt, refined cereals, and candy. As we consume these foods every day, we end up consuming exceedingly large quantities of added sugar without actually noticing it.

Why Do We Crave Sugar In Winter

Why Do We Crave Sugar In Winter

The cold weather triggers a strong craving for rich, warm, gooey foods which are often high in calories! Why do winters make us long for decadent, sugary foods? Here’s how winter affects our appetite.
Picking The Right Alternative To Sugar

Picking The Right Alternative To Sugar

If you are diabetic or striving hard to reduce the sugar and calories in your diet, sugar substitutes or artificial sweeteners are a good alternative. Artificial sweeteners are added to many foods and beverages which are marketed as – ‘sugar-free’ or ‘diet’
Christmas Goodies, Made Sugarless

Christmas Goodies, Made Sugarless

Dr. Shweta U. Shah 24 December 2019 This article is authored by Dr. Shweta U. Shah. A practicing homeopath, she follows a patient-centred...
Giving Up The Sugar Addiction

Giving Up The Sugar Addiction

Dr. Shweta U. Shah 18 December 2019 This article is authored by Dr. Shweta U. Shah. A practicing homeopath, she follows a patient-centred...
Learning to be sweet without sugar

Learning to be sweet without sugar

Dr. Shweta U. Shah 18 October 2019 This article is authored by Dr. Shweta U. Shah. A practicing homeopath, she follows a patient-centred ...
Adding a dash of health to desserts

Adding a dash of health to desserts

Every small effort towards better health counts. Over a period of time these small changes in your diet and habits can help you create a healthier lifestyle for yourself and your family members.
A Guilt-Free Sugar Alternative: Stevia

A Guilt-Free Sugar Alternative: Stevia

As we move towards adopting healthier lifestyles, we are in constant search of alternatives that can empower us in this pursuit. One of the biggest factors contributing to the lack of health is our food choices. Hectic lifestyles, time crunch, there are many reasons why we have to turn to eating out or opt for packaged food options. While there is no escaping convenience food when we are on-the-go or short on time, making it part of our everyday lives can be detrimental to our health, owing to their high sugar and sodium content.