Sugar Alcohols: What are they, and how do they affect us?

Health snacks and alternative ingredients are increasingly abundant in our world, as people become more concerned with what goes into their bodies. But food labels are trickier to read than ever before, as food manufacturers find new sugar substitutes and sweeteners to make their products taste better. Sugar alcohols are a great example. Many products…

Mindful Versus Autopilot Eating

Sometimes, the mind just goes into autopilot. Some people drive to work and can’t remember a single thing about their commute. Others will write dates with the wrong year time and time again, because their mind is so used to writing the previous year. The same kind of behavior happens with food. Sometimes we don’t…