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Sugar free sweets?

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by ClaireLou94, Oct 15, 2015.

  1. Catlady19

    Catlady19 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I tried some Lindt dark 85% chocolate yesterday.... same as above! :sour::sour:
     
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    Skydog76 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Werthers and Icebreakers sours
     
  3. poohtiggy

    poohtiggy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Only sugar free Werthers though not the original what are Icebreakers?
     
  4. Skydog76

    Skydog76 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    they are little sweet from America, tablet sized, come in a round tub containing around 20/25, come in all sorts of flavours as well as mint

    http://www.tesco.com/groceries/product/details/?id=279835253
     
  5. Pipey

    Pipey Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My local sweet shop provides me with lots of lovely sugar free sweets. I can get Everton mints, chocolate limes, the black and white mints, toffees, boiled fruit sweets, soft fruit sweets, sherbet lemons, winter mixture, etc. The price usually works out at about 96p for 100g. They are in jars so they're loose, he doesn't keep packets of sugar free sweets.
     
  6. Dixiechick

    Dixiechick Type 2 · Member

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    My friend had Gestational Diabetes when she was pregnant. She sent me a text telling me that I should check out Thorntons Sugar Free Chocolate, because it was "delicious and tasted just like normal chocolate".
    I texted her back and asked her how long ago she ate it, to which she replied that she'd devoured the whole block not ten minutes previous.
    I don't think she left the house for 2 days after that!
     
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  7. ClaireLou94

    ClaireLou94 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Ive been very lucky then with all the polo's that I have had as I haven't had any laxative effects :)
    I recently had some dairy milk whole nut chocolate and my sugars was only 8.5! but I am only having it as a treat like once a month !
     
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  8. Mackempaul

    Mackempaul Type 2 · Active Member

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    Hahahaha yeah they cost £6 and I used £10 worth of toilet roll hahaha
     
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  9. joanAA

    joanAA Type 2 · Newbie

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    Marks and Spencer sell Butter Scotch drops in small packs by the till, sweetener is Isomalt, Sucralose, 0.3% the packs are 42g, very useful to keep in the car so that you don't stop at the next service station and buy a doughnut
     
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  10. Frances_ann

    Frances_ann Type 2 · Active Member

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    Marks and Spencer do lovely rhubarb and custard, strawberries and cream and humbugs - all sugar free and lovely
     
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  11. Pipey

    Pipey Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    And mints and butterscotch all about .75p a box. My favourites are butterscotch
     
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  12. Pipey

    Pipey Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  13. ClaireLou94

    ClaireLou94 Type 2 · Active Member

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    I found some lovely sugar free sweets on my local market!
     
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    goose64 · Well-Known Member

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    Ricola are half price in Waitrose atm .Tesco do butter mints, mint humbugs & sherbert lemons fo 66p a bag,
     
  15. Gemma2

    Gemma2 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    From experience Sugar Free Polos can act as a Laxative as they contain Sorbitol
     
  16. Cl1ve

    Cl1ve Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi . I got some sugar free sweets from eBay . Eat a few in the first week of getting them and the threw The rest away . I found that they did not help with my sugar cravings and just made things worst . It's been about 2 months now with no sugar cravings

    Clive
     
  17. ClaireLou94

    ClaireLou94 Type 2 · Active Member

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    I didn't buy mine because I was craving sugar I bought them / wanted them because its nice to have a sweet when my throat is dry from talking all day and water wont fix it :) plus they don't effect my bloods so win win situation
     
  18. tuatara

    tuatara Type 2 · Active Member

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    Sugar-free marshmallows are divine (get them from the chemist). But don't eat a whole packet as I did...very looosening
     
  19. chancellors

    chancellors Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sainsburys do sugar-free marshmallows, 3 carbs each.
     
  20. Chook

    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    My favourite is Ricola, the elderflower one. Light and fruity taste and not too sweet.
     
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