You May Also Like

New Moon Reset March 2018

Ready for the new moon? Try this guided ritual outdoors for *extra* earth-mama magic

Being physically fit now might ward off dementia

Another reason to become a workout warrior? It could lower your risk of dementia, study finds

How nighttime light is connected to depression

Why buying blackout shades could be an investment in your mental health

Well+Good - Padma Lakshmi gets real about her battle with endometriosis

Padma Lakshmi gets real about her battle with endometriosis

how to be a good manager

How to become the type of manager people *actually* like working for

Rens Kroes

Why this bicontinental food blogger starts her day with a cold shower

10 crazy ways to sweeten without sugar

Trust us, you haven't tried most of these.

HoneyBy Joy Manning for




Let’s be real: Most of us have a sweet tooth, and if we had our way, sugary treats would be a food group unto themselves. At the same time, we know that while sweets are enticing (and addictive), sugar consumed in excess has been linked to weight gain, premature aging, and type 2 diabetes.

Since near birth, most of us have been eating and drink sweeter and sweeter food products every year. So even if you’ve weaned yourself off that heaping teaspoon in your morning cup of coffee, sugar and corn syrup have wormed their way into every corner of your refrigerator and pantry.

This is bad news for your heart and your waistline. The good news? We found 10 surprising—and naturally sweet—alternatives to the white stuff that come with added health benefits to boot.

Keep reading for a slideshow of 10 crazy ways to sweeten without sugar…

More Reading from

Pepsi’s new fat blocking soda
What’s healthier?: Steel cut oats vs. rolled oats