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Sweetners

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Bob27, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. Bob27

    Bob27 · Member

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    Hi, which sweetners are best ,not long diagnosed type 2.
     
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    Daibell LADA · Master

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    Personally I use them all and can never detect the difference but others say they vary a lot. The flat Hermesetas pack fits in the pocket so I find it useful when out and about
     
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    Thanks very much for that, every little helps when still quite confused.bob


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    hanadr · Expert

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    I like Splenda to carry about, but also have Stevia powder at home.
    Hana
     
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    I use 1 Sweetex for tea. For coffee I use a quarter spoon of sugar and can almost count the grains. I dont know why I chose Sweetex, probably it was the cheapest but its perfectly ok. I use Sainsburys SlendaSweet in plain yoghurt. I dont buy those small fruit yoghurt pots such as Muller, Ski etc. Full of sugar and a lot lot cheaper to create your own.
     
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    WhatNotToEat · Active Member

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    I use canderel. Though I hear stories about how sweetener is not really good for you, something about the chemicals in them?


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    viviennem Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I use Splenda tabs in coffee, and Splenda granulated if I want to sweeten (eg) natural yoghurt.

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    ))Denise(( Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I try and avoid sweeteners wherever possible, you just get used to a less sweet taste.
     
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    I've started using Stevia, which is made from a natural leaf and should not have all of the toxic stuff that other sweetners have. But watch out, any sweetner in powder form is 95% maltodextrin and only 5% of the actual sweetner. This is the case for splenda, sweetex, stevia, the lot. So I use the tabs crushed up or have recently bought liquid stevia which is great and very sweet!!
     
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