The other day I went shopping to buy some stuff to make friendly desserts. I learned a few things.
Some of the food out there for diabetics and or “diet” are a scam. For instance, Splenda Brown Sugar is a mix of Splenda and brown sugar. You would think that you could use more of it in something because it is a blend correct?
Carbs in Splenda brown sugar blend=2 carbs per ½ tsp.
Carbs in regular store brand brown sugar?=4 carbs per tsp.
Hey…. That’s the SAME! Why would I need the Splenda version? Next, whipped topping. Now from a sugar view this is silly. I do realize the fat content is lower.
Non Dairy Whip Topping regular -2tbs=2 carbs
Non Dairy Whip Topping lite=2tbs=3 carbs (???)
All in all you have to be diligent at actually reading the labels because some of the artificial and or “diet” items are not only not good for you but also completely unhelpful from a diabetic standpoint.
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