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Every delicious way that you manage your diabetes today. Splenda is the #1 recommended sweetener brand by doctors and dietitians.* Enjoy the sweet taste of sugar without excessive calories or carbs. Start with Splenda. The sweetener that people with diabetes love and trust!
Living with Diabetes can be hard. Having to watch what you eat. Having to make lifestyle changes. And having to manage your blood sugar. Hear real stories from real people about how they are managing their Diabetes.
As a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, and person with Diabetes, Toby Smithson understands the importance of sweetening foods and beverages without adding calories and excessive carbohydrates. Splenda Sweeteners are a staple in Toby’s home and in great-tasting recommendations to her clients.
How has Splenda Sweeteners made life sweeter for you?
The plate method is a simple way to build a balanced meal that can help you manage your blood sugar.
Carb counting is simply adding up the total grams of carbs in your meals and snacks.
Carbohydrates are found in many different foods. When managing diabetes or prediabetes, the amount and type of carbohydrates you consume is important to help control blood sugar levels. Added sugars – which can be found in sweet teas, flavored yogurts, and some baked goods – are a form of carbohydrate that contribute empty calories (i.e. they have no nutritional value other than calories) and can cause blood sugar levels to rise. To help manage blood sugar levels and reduce added sugars, use Splenda Sweeteners to sweeten teas, yogurts, baked goods in place of sugar.
For people with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, weight loss may be recommended to be able to manage blood sugar levels without the use of additional medications. People who lose weight gradually (1-2lbs per week) are more successful at keeping it off5 and smart swaps with Splenda® Brand Sweeteners can help! Work with your doctor, nurse, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist to identify a healthy weight for your lifestyle.
Reduce Added Sugars with Splenda® Sweeteners
Substitute Splenda sweeteners for sugar in your favorite foods like our Triple Berry Jam recipe.
Understand the number of carbohydrates and calories in foods and beverages, then identify any sweet swaps you can make to decrease sources of added sugars.
Make homemade Splenda snack or dessert recipes, like these 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies.
To achieve the recommended 150 minutes6 of activity each week try walking, gardening, dancing, or something else you find enjoyable.
*Among healthcare professionals clinically treating patients 1 2019, June. Retrieved from: CalorieKing.com 2 When used in place of sugar; Rogers PJ, Hogenkamp PS, de Graaf C, et al. (2016). Does low-energy sweetener consumption affect energy intake and body weight? A systematic review, including meta-analyses, of the evidence from human and animal studies. Int J of Obes 40(3), 381-394. 3 Johnston CA, Stevens B, & Foreyt JP. (2013). The Role of Low-calorie Sweeteners in Diabetes. Eur Endocrinology 9(2); 96-98. 4 These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 5 CDC. (2020, Aug 17). Losing Weight. Retrieved from: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/losing_weight/index.html 6 CDC. (2020, Oct 7). How much physical activity do adults need? Retrieved from: https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/basics/adults/index.htm