I’ve been making an effort to eat healthier this year. I’ve found by having a daily point goal (Weight Watchers) and holding myself accountable (for the most part) to that number makes me feel better. I’ve even started slowly losing weight. Sweets is a big issue for me, so it doesn’t surprise me at all that the average American eats 22.2 teaspoons of added sugar a day. That’s more than 3 times the daily recommendation of 6 teaspoons for women. I’ve been working on creative ways to satisfy my sweet tooth without abusing sugar.
I am good at brainstorming “sweet” alternatives for the obvious cravings. One area I could work on though is non obvious places like dressings and sauces. I totally forget that there can be quite a bit of added sugar in those things. I definitely need to read the nutritional labels more often or simply make my own substitutes.
#SweetSwaps Twitter Party
Join us on Tuesday, March 4th at noon ET for the 365 SWEET SWAPS™ twitter party. We will be chatting about recipes, tips and other simple lifestyle changes that can lead to big results over time.
- When: Tuesday, March 4 at noon ET/11 a.m. CT/9 a.m. PT
- Twtvite: http://twtvite.com/sweetswaps
- Hashtag: #SweetSwaps
- Prizes: Prizes will be randomly awarded to five participants who answer the trivia questions correctly. Each
- prize includes a $50 Visa Gift Card and an assortment of SPLENDA® Sweetener Products! Prizes limited to U.S.
- participants only.
- Hosts: @TheMotherhood, @TheMotherhood25, @CooperMunroe and @EmilyMcKhann