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What Makes a Good Diabetes Nutrition Shake?

Look at these 7 items when choosing a diabetes snack or meal replacement shake.

September 21, 2021

A key benefit to diabetes nutrition shakes is that they can serve as meal or snack replacements. A diabetes nutrition shake with the right blend of nutrients can help keep blood sugars stable and thereby help prevent hypoglycemia. So how do I choose a good diabetes nutrition shake?

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What’s the Real Deal with Sucralose?

Is Sucralose Bad for You? Get the facts.

September 21, 2021

It’s a known fact that Americans are consuming more added sugars every day than recommended for health. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, no more than 10% of ones’ daily total calories should be added sugars; in other words, for a 2,000-calorie diet, that would equate to roughly four tablespoons per day. The American Heart Association takes this even further by suggesting no more than three tablespoons for men and two tablespoons per day for women. So, what can we do?

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10 Snack Ideas for People with Diabetes

Try these quick, healthy foods for a morning, afternoon, or evening snack.

July 26, 2021

Snacks can be an important part of a person’s day, especially for a person with diabetes. Skipping or delaying meals can lead to blood sugar crashes or even blood sugar spikes! Spikes can occur because a person with diabetes may overeat after having a low blood sugar or their body simply wants them to compensate… Read More

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Who Knew Sugar-Free Could Taste So Sweet?

A How-To Guide for Baking With Sugar Substitutes

May 10, 2021

Whether you’re wanting to make lower-calorie recipes to support weight loss, following a low-carb keto diet, or need to consume less sugar to help manage your blood sugar levels, you may be wondering which sugar substitutes are best for your baking needs. Traditional table sugar plays several important roles in baking. Besides adding flavor and… Read More

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Top 4 Keto Sweeteners To Use Instead of Sugar

Cut net carbs and calories with these great-tasting, sugar free sugar substitutes - allulose, monk fruit, erythritol, and stevia.

April 22, 2021

When you embark on a keto diet, you must bid farewell to sugar. Sugar isn’t a keto-friendly sweetener.

But giving up sugar can be tough, especially if you have a sweet tooth. How will you make Grandma’s famous chocolate chip cookies now?

Don’t worry, you have options. Allulose, monk fruit, stevia, and erythritol are all keto sweeteners that taste and bake like sugar, without the negative health impacts.

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Is Splenda (Sucralose) Bad for You?

No! Experts and food safety authorities agree Splenda is absolutely safe and can help people manage their health. Don’t believe the myths because the science tells us the facts.

February 11, 2021

It’s no secret that we have an added sugars problem in the U.S. In fact, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee – the group responsible for providing input and recommendations that helps to shape the Dietary Guidelines for Americans – recently reported that the average American gets about 13% of their total daily calories from added sugars.

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