Saturday, November 24, 2007

Sugar Tips

  1. You can halve the amount of sugar recommended in most recipes without affecting the end result.
  2. In baking you can substitute sugar with dates, sultanas, raisins or honey.
  3. Add spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and vanilla essence to help sweeten foods.
  4. Dilute processed fruit juices with water - at least half and half.
  5. Diet StartNatural sugar is better than artificial sweeteners.
  6. Fruits will give you that sweet hit you are looking for with added health benefits.
  7. Brush your teeth within half an hour of eating sweet food if possible, to avoid decay.
  8. Diet beverages are sweetened artificially - usually with aspartame. It has never been proven that artificial sweeteners help dieters reduce their weight or keep it off. And let's not forget the added chemicals being consumed!

... andjoyohoxing