10 Ways To Cut Sugar Out Of Your Diet
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
Madeline Vann, Everyday Health
Living well with diabetes means managing the amount of sugar you consume. But while too much sugar isn't good for anyone (whether you have diabetes or not), you don't have to give up the sweet stuff entirely. “Small portions are key,” says endocrinologist Tamara Hannon, MD, associate professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. To make the most of what you can enjoy, first root out all the unnecessary sugar in your diet. These simple changes can help you cut back.
Use Sugar-Free Substitutes:
One option, and perhaps the most popular, is to eat or drink the sugar-free versions of your favourite sugary foods and beverages, like soda. When it comes to dessert or a snack, sugar-free Jell-O is a “free” food in a type 2 diabetes diet that can give you a little sweetness. However, warns Dr. Hannon, some sugar substitutes might interfere with your ability to control blood sugars, so go easy on these p
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