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How much do these vitamin tablets raise sugar?

Discussion in 'Food, Nutrition and Recipes' started by Dixon1995, Oct 1, 2018.

  1. Dixon1995

    Dixon1995 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all, recently been using these vitamin soluble tablets from Tesco. Stupid me didn't check the ingredients but noticed they contain.

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    Maltodextrin
    Glucose
    Fructose

    Why?

    But anyway, how much do you reckon 1 tablet dilluted in water, raises the sugars? Or who has used them and noticed spikes?
     
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  2. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    How much does each tablet weigh?
    Even if it was pure sugar, it could only raise your bg by thesame as an equivalent amount of sugar/carb.

    Unless, of course, you have some kind of reaction to it, or one of the other ingredients (some food intolerances can raise blood glucose, but that is a very individual thing).
     
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    Dixon1995 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello, thankyou for replying, 1 tablet weighs 30 grams, I checked the nutrition online and there was no carb information, but each tablet provides 0 calories, does that mean the amount of sugar in these tablets is pretty much negligable? I also only drink it while eating my dinner or tea.
     
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    No worries! :)

    Are you sure each tablet weighs 30g? That would make them each around the size of a medium strawberry.

    I havent used that b-active brand, but i regularly used to drink Sambucol effervescent black elderflower tabs, and they came in a v similar tube. Each tablet was probably only 2-3g, and they had a negligible effect on my bg (i am T2, not T1)
     
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    Dixon1995 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I didn't mean to put the 0 on the end, yes its 3g each tablet. Well that is good to know I was just wondering what effects they have had on others, I will test it when fasting to see if there is a rise :p
     
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