But how will most people take on this new challenge? Diet and exercise are the obvious choice, but for many cutting excessive calories from 'sugar' is key.
Although simple in theory, cutting out 'sweets' from one's diet is far from easy and has sustained an entire industry of artificial sweeteners. Walk through any supermarket aisles and you'll see dozens of artificial sweeteners each claiming to be better than the other.
So in this edition of 'What's In Your Cup' we focus on artificial sweeteners and share some interesting facts about these fascinating molecules. Enjoy!