Everyone fancies a takeaway sometimes, we’re all human. But when you’re trying to follow a low carb diet, takeaways can play absolute havoc with your blood glucose levels. We have come up with a low carb list of takeaway swaps that are just as good as the real thing, but won’t send your blood sugar through the roof.
The makers of Lucozade Energy (Lucozade Ribena Suntory) announced in November 2016 that it would be lowering the sugar content in its drinks by more than 50 per cent. It is a decision that could have major implications for people with diabetes.
The move will be rolled out from April 2017 and the changes will apply to all Lucozade flavours.
With just weeks to go until the new products are released, people with diabetes who use Lucozade to treat low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) are facing changes.
We’ve put together some of our all-time favourite low carb lunches to keep your tummy and your blood sugar levels happy. Look forward to lunch but not to that mid afternoon spike! (We warn you – if you’re reading this while hungry, resist the temptation to lick the screen)
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