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Re: Subject: [IP] RE: Stevia

Thanks you George. I think I might count 1 gram when I use it
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "George" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, October 18, 2003 9:27 PM
Subject: Re: Subject: [IP] RE: Stevia

> At 8:50 PM -0400 10/18/03, Wayne wrote:
> >Thanks Liz
> >I though there were no carbs in Spenda. My Diabetic Educator highly
> >recommeded it
> >Wayne
> There are "no calories" in Splenda, but there is also negligible
> carbs.  Their website says "Though you might have heard anything
> ending in "ose" means sugar and should be used in moderation,
> sucralose, the sweetening ingredient in SPLENDA. Brand Sweetener, is
> an OK "ose". It is not recognized by the body as sugar or as a
> carbohydrate and has no calories. Sucralose has also been shown not
> to cause a rise in hemoglobin A1c (a measure of your average blood
> glucose level over time)."
> So, YMMV, but their Nutritional statement also says that in 1
> teaspoon of Splenda there is less than 1 gram of carbohydrate.
> George      ;>)
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Elizabeth Ramsey" <email @ redacted>
> >
> >  >  From: Wayne [mailto: email @ redacted]To:
email @ redacted:
> >Does anyone have an opinion on what Splenda might do to sugar levels.
> >  >
> >>   Wayne, what little Splenda I use in my coffee doesn't affect me. WHEN
> >use it  in baking, I take it into account as the proper amount of
> >carbs, which I
> >can't remember right off the top of my head. Liz
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