Food For Thought: Sweeteners

Picking between a natural or artificial sweetener can be a tough choice. Registered dietitian Dr. Tonya Hunt, of St. Barnabas Hospital, says regular sugar, sugar

Registered dietitian Dr. Tonya Hunt, of St. Barnabas

Registered dietitian Dr. Tonya Hunt, of St. Barnabas Hospital, says regular sugar, sugar in the raw and honey all metabolize the same way in the body. (October 12, 2015 9:54 AM)

Picking between a natural or artificial sweetener can be a tough choice.

Registered dietitian Dr. Tonya Hunt, of St. Barnabas Hospital, says regular sugar, sugar in the raw and honey all metabolize the same way in the body.

She says people want to avoid the calories and carbohydrates from natural sugars, so they turn to artificial sweeteners.

Hunt says people should try to avoid...

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