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Re: [IP] Re: Artificial sweeteners affect on blood sugar



As the original post states, this assertion comes from:

www.diabetes-normalsugars.com/book/chapter10.shtml

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pam Brown" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, October 17, 2003 5:24 PM
Subject: [IP] Re: Artificial sweeteners affect on blood sugar


> Where did this assertion come from? I've been using 4-5 packets a day of
> powdered Nutrasweet (Equal) and Sweet n Low for years, and have never,
ever seen
> any increase in blood sugar as a result. That is contrary to everything
I've
> ever heard from any diabetes professional. If I couldn't sweeten my coffee
with
> these substances I'd be in big trouble! Pam
>
> <But when sold in powdered form, under such brand names as
> Sweet'n Low, Equal, The Sweet One, Sunette, Sugar Twin, Splenda, and
> others,
> these products usually contain a sugar to increase bulk, and will
> rapidly
> raise blood sugar. They are all orders of magnitude sweeter tasting
> than
> sugar. >
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