Low Carb Natural Sugars for Diabetics

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The following natural sugars  maybe use by diabetics.  They have low glycemic index .

Coconut Sugar
is a natural sugar made from coconut sap.It is healthier compared to other sugar substitute. It has low glycemic index (GI) of 35. Having low GI value, it is safe for diabetics. Coconut sugar can be use for coffee, tea, baking and cooking.

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The Kaong Sugar This sweetener comes from sugar palm, a close relative of coconut.

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The Stevia Herb is claimed to be 200-300 times sweeter than table sugar and it has no “CALORIES”. Has been used by many countries for years.

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According to research it is used to treat hypercglycemia, an abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes.

It is an anti-inflammatory, use to heal wounds and helps lower blood pressure.

This an question and answer if found on FDA website. (Page Last Updated: 12/30/2009)
Question: Has Stevia been approved by FDA to be used as a sweetener?
Answer: Based on its review of information and data submitted by industry, FDA has concluded there is no basis to object to the use of certain refined Stevia preparations in food. These refined Stevia preparations may be lawfully marketed and added to food products sold in the United States.

I recommend it if you can stand some sort of bitterness or have any means to remove it)


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