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What do u guys think about diabetic chocolate?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by steveis36, May 17, 2018.

  1. luv2spin

    luv2spin Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    @Robbity

    Congratulations

    I sincerely applause you for being aware of this :)

    if one compares the diabetic and the regular one's, the normal one has significanly less carbs and of everything.

    but, I would not consume anything processed and which comes in a package!

    unless, it was one piece of chocolate, or two or three...:), but, not any so called diabetics.

    to be honest, I did not have any chocolate since ages, even centuries, as I have a very strict medical diet, it is not that I can not have it, I am scared of not stopping of eating it, them, all :):happy:
     
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  2. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    I adore chocolate. I have the Hotel Chocolat 100% buttons, and break one into half a dozen bits. Three buttons (around 10g and 1g carbs) moe than satisfies this chocoholic’s cravings! They’re a bit much for a lot of people, but I’ve always been a dark chocolate fiend.
     
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  3. Mal37

    Mal37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I eat Lindt 90% dark chocolate and I find that, if I take one square (okay sometimes two) and I break that square into pieces on a side plate to sit down with, then I feel as If I have eaten loads! It works! I also let each little piece melt in my mouth ... soooo good and chocolatey :D
     
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  4. Ambersilva

    Ambersilva Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Clearing up the explosion in the pan is something I would rather not repeat. Once is enough!
     
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  5. millenium

    millenium Carer · Well-Known Member

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    Only safe is diabetea.
     
  6. Rokaab

    Rokaab Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I remember way back when my gran used to buy me diabetic chocolate when I was a small child (so back in the early 80's ish), and omg that stuff was horrible, we had to pretend that I'd eaten it and enjoyed it so as not to upset said gran :)
     
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  7. Robbity

    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    Aware of what ??

    Robbity
     
  8. hankjam

    hankjam Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    39gs a shot.... that's going some for "DB product".... wicked...
     
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  9. luv2spin

    luv2spin Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    @Robbity

    "Diabetic Labeling" misleading pwd's as a marketing tool.
     
  10. Robbity

    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    It was just a passing comment regarding advice - it's certainly not something I would have ever considered buying anyway as I prefer to eal real/fresh food.

    Robbity
     
  11. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Nah they are too sugary.
     
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  12. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    That labelling system seems more comprehensive than ours in the UK.
     
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  13. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    I’m not :D
     
  14. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think it would be a good idea
     
  15. kev-w

    kev-w Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    For what it's worth I once managed to boot a diabetic Easter egg high enough to get stuck in my mums pear tree :) and anyone who sent me diabetic chocolates got them re wrapped for their birthday.

    I may have swapped the contents of a box of sorbitol for custard powder once over.
     
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  16. kev-w

    kev-w Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I can eat that whole Earth stuff straight from the jar :p
     
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  17. Simon84

    Simon84 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yep,I'm guilty as charged for doing the same with that one too! Usually with my finger which goes down like a lead balloon with the missus and kids who were planning on making sandwiches with it the next day!
     
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  18. Simon84

    Simon84 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Not sugary perhaps but you look 'Sweet' to me Mel and remember that God only made a few perfect people...The rest He/She gave a working Endocrine system. (That's what I tell myself anyway) ;):D
     
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  19. luv2spin

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    @Robbity

    real/fresh food; Excellent :)

    "The food you eat can either be the safest & most powerful form of medicine...

    ...or the slowest form of poison."


    as in addition to my reply statement for the thread;


    So when someone gives me diabetic chocolate…

    I know that they mean well. They’re trying to help.

    I thank them for their thoughtfulness and kind gesture.

    Then explain to them that diabetic is not necessary. That they can give the treats as a moderate piece of very dark and regular chocolate which gives me — the every-little-thing-gonna-be-alright kind of feeling.

    And if they don’t want to listen and they keep giving me diabetic chocolate, there’s always the trash can.

    ~ luv2spin :):happy:
     
  20. first14808

    first14808 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hmm.. New Soylent Green, now with no added sugar! Suitable for followers of the carnivore diet!

    I've offended a few 'go vegan to save the planet' types by pointing out that as far as the food pyramid goes, they ain't top. I can eat them, they can't eat me. Sometimes I need to work on my political correctness. Legalities aside though, main risk seems to be prion diseases, ie Kuru from eating brains. Which kinda begs the question why zombies don't die from that.. :p

    And moving quickly back to topic & possibly a hazelnut in every bite.. How can we make a low carb spread using lovely high cocoa chocolate? Guessing some form of emulsifier would be needed to make it spreadable.
     
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