Myths and Facts about Sugar Alternatives

file5911251144322Written By Michal Yaron, Nutritionist & Health Educator

Research shows that humans have an inborn desire for sweetness. While historically essential for survival, being naturally drawn to sweetness isn’t helpful when people are trying to lose weight in this modern age. This is why more and more consumers and manufacturers seek no or low-calorie alternatives to white table sugar, without sacrificing sweetness. Yet this welcomed trend raises misconceptions and confusion over which sugar alternatives are the best. Continue reading

3 Body Contouring Procedures to Consider After Weight Loss

plastic surgeryBy Jennifer Weintraub MD of Duet Plastic Surgery

So you’ve finally lost the weight?

Congratulations! It’s a huge accomplishment, indeed. However, many people are surprised to discover that as they lose weight, their skin may start to appear saggy and loose. While weight loss is a huge achievement, you may be disheartened by the way your body appears afterward. It’s hard to fully enjoy that thinner figure when you have excess, hanging skin, isn’t it?  Continue reading