8 Sugar Substitutes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Find out how you can sweeten your food without using table sugar.

8 Sugar Substitutes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

We know that sugar in large quantities isn’t good for us. It can be hard to find ways to replace that sweet taste in the things you make and the foods you eat. Find out eight alternatives you can use to replace table sugar.

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Date Sugar and Paste

Date sugar is made from dehydrated dates that have been ground up. It’s similar in consistency to brown sugar and can be used in many of the same settings. If you’re using date sugar, you may need less of it than the usual amount of table sugar because it’s slightly sweeter. The sugar may also contain trace amounts of some minerals. Date paste is naturally high in fiber and has a caramel sweetness and is full of potassium, iron, and B vitamins.

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66 Clever Ways to Keep Your Road Trip Healthy

From road trip food to on-the-go health hacks, here's all you need to have a safe vacation from city to city.

Summer is the perfect time for a road trip! But do you wonder how you can stay healthy with all the fast food and potential health issues along the way? Things can go downhill for everyone pretty quickly. Here are 66 clever and easy tips for keeping the trip on track for health and fun.

1. Pack Compact Snacks to Avoid Overeating

Reuse a cleaned creamer bottle or fill up a new tackle box with healthy bites like nuts, seeds, berries, dried fruit, and granola. This way, you'll cut down on multiple snack bags and boxes and won't over-indulge because you can only have a small handful at a time.

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