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Re: [IP] Yogurt



I find it to be just about right.  I have yogurt for breakfast and lunch
everyday, and use the cabs listed on the label and don't have any problems.
This is with both regular (full sugar ~45g), low-fat (usually ~35g), and
light (~20g).
Mario
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rabbi Hirsch Meisels" <email @ redacted>
To: "Insulin Pumpers" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, July 16, 2002 2:03 PM
Subject: [IP] Yogurt


> Hi,
>
> I have come across several interesting claims made by low carb diet
> enthusiasts that yogurt is actually lower in carbs than stated on its
label.
> The authors of these articles claim that healthy bacteria eat up the
lactose
> (milk sugar) in yogurt and turn it into lactic acid. This lactic acid is
not a
> sugar, and is therefore not counted as part of the carbs in yogurt.  I
have
> seen claims that one cup of plain yogurt would really contain only 4 grams
of
> carbohydrates!
>
>
>
> I would like to know if any type ones out there have found this to be
true.
> What have been your personal experiences with blood sugars after eating
> yogurt? Is it really so low in carbs?
>
>
> Rabbi Hirsch Meisels
> Jewish Friends With Diabetes
> www.FriendsWithDiabetes.org
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