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Doctor insights on: How To Substitute Carrots In Place Of Sugar In Baking

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In terms of sugar are apples, carrots, white peaches & tomatoes good for diabetics?

In terms of sugar are apples, carrots, white peaches & tomatoes good for diabetics?

Good up to a point: Fruits are natural foods and are good, up to a point. Beyond that point, the sugars and starches in fruits will cause undesirably high blood sugars. One can study the websites on diabetic diets and make a list of all the foods he likes. He has to rank them according to how much or how likely they are to raise his blood sugar. It's ok to eat more of the foods that have less effect on blood sugar. ...Read more

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My dietician said carrot juice isn't good for you because it has a lot of naturally occurring sugar in it as opposed to a normal carrot? Is it bad???

My dietician said carrot juice isn't good for you because it has a lot of naturally occurring sugar in it as opposed to a normal carrot? Is it bad???

Stop giving carrots: A bad rap! Yes carrots have a high glycemic index compared to some vegetables. Choosing a handful of baby carrots for a snack is healthier than a eating a twinkie. Go read the about the amount of nutrition in one carrot. Out of the ground is better than juiced! Go ask Bugs Bunny! ...Read more

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Can fruits like banana, apples, and carrot increase the blood sugar when eating everyday??

Can fruits like banana, apples, and carrot increase the blood sugar when eating everyday??

Some but fruits and: Vegetables are good for you. All of the foods you mentioned have some sugar in them and would raise the blood sugar some. That is not a reason for not eating fruits.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I have sugar so can I drink carrot +pomegranate juice twice in a week?

I have sugar so can I drink carrot +pomegranate juice twice in a week?

Keep it natural...: Truth be told, that would probably be fine but I'd be happier if you were just eating the carrot and pomegranate. Probably more nutritious that way. ...Read more

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Does the high sugar in 100% grape and carrot juice really neutralize or cancel out the nutritional value?

Does the high sugar in 100% grape and carrot juice really neutralize or cancel out the nutritional value?

It doesn't: Technically cancel the nutritional benefits but the amount of sugars might make you think twice about drinking it. ...Read more

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Hiv+20 yrs. Combivir/sustiva taken. I read red grapefruit juice helps "blood sugar." I know I am wrong. Is carrot juice ok as I love it. Tcell/vl undet.

Hiv+20 yrs. Combivir/sustiva taken. I read red grapefruit juice helps "blood sugar." I know I am wrong. Is carrot juice ok as I love it. Tcell/vl undet.

Neither: Grapefruit juice or carrot juice "helps" blood sugar. Both can raise blood sugar, but both can also be part of a good healthy nutritional intake. Consult w/your physician and a good registered dietitian regarding your specific nutritional needs. ...Read more

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What are good sugar substitutes?

What are good sugar substitutes?

Sucralose?: I think sucralose products are a good option.
It's a real sugar that isn't absorbed. ...Read more

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How you would feel if your blood sugar went to 27 or 1.5 (non u.S reading)?

How you would feel if your blood sugar went to 27 or 1.5 (non u.S reading)?

Depends upon: How quickly it changed. If very slow, there would be no symptoms; if very rapid there would be. Your body senses change over time, not how low the sugar is at any one time. Besides, if that's a finger stick glucose, it's probably not accurate. ...Read more

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Can you substitute sugar by using splenda all the time? Is that dangerous?

Can you substitute sugar by using splenda all the time? Is that dangerous?

Real vs artificial: Splenda is an artficial sweetener, no calories, won't cause cavities, probably more expensive. It's not that ld, so there's no 20-30 year follow up, which would be the timeframe for cancer in humans. But in mice it's probably very safe or the fda wou;dn't have allowed it. ...Read more

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If I substitute baby carrots for my usual snacks, will it help me lose fat?

If I substitute baby carrots for my usual snacks, will it help me lose fat?

Probably: Carrots are a very healthy snack and do not have the calories most snacks like potato chips have. Anything can be overdone, however, so if you're eating so many you are turning orange, then cut back! ...Read more

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Is agave nectar a safe sugar substitute?

Is agave nectar a safe sugar substitute?

Yes: Just remember if you are diabetic, this may raise your blood glucose since it is a fruit. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sugar substitute?

Artificial sweetner: Sugar subsitites are chemicals that taste like sugar but have no calories and do not change blood sugar when consumed,
they include: saccharine, aspartame (equal) sucralose (splenda), and stevia
only the stevia is "natural", . ...Read more

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I am wondering if I can use Truvia a sugar substitute?

I am wondering if I can use Truvia a sugar substitute?

You can, however...: Most sugar substitutes like NutraSweet and Splenda are toxic and should be avoided. Truvia is relatively safe, though its marketing claim of being "all natural" is dubious. See https://authoritynutrition. Com/truvia-good-or-bad/
Its main ingredient is erythritol from GMO corn. I prefer to use pure erythritol in bulk from non-GMO sources (cheaper too). See
https://authoritynutrition. Com/erythritol/ ...Read more

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Which substitute sugar is better?

Which substitute sugar is better?

Natural sugar: Splenda is a natural sugar that your body doesn't absorb, thus, no calories. ...Read more

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Why sugar is harmful for our bodies? And how can we substitute by a natural sugar?

Why sugar is harmful for our bodies? And how can we substitute by a natural sugar?

We need sugar: Sugar is the "currency" of energy in our bodies. We need it. But we do not need to eat it. Our bodies can make it from other substances. Sugar is dangerous when we eat too much of it or if our body cannot use it properly because of a disease called diabetes. Diabetes is more common among people who eat too much sugar and who are overweight. Best advice: Eat food, but not too much, mainly plants. ...Read more

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What is the best and safest sugar substitute?

What is the best and safest sugar substitute?

Not enough research: Just yesterday, american heart association & american diabetes association published a joint scientific statement on use of non-nutritive sweeteners, including stevia, aspartame, sucralose, etc. Bottomline, not enough human studies to determine good from bad. Check it out at http://circ. Ahajournals. Org/content/early/2012/07/09/cir.0b013e31825c42ee. Full. Pdf. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are all sugar substitutes sugar free?

Can you tell me, are all sugar substitutes sugar free?

Sugar free: Yes, there are sugar free substitutes. Many nearby stores should be able to help you, or you may have family and friends who point you in a different direction.
Either way you wlll do well and stay that way! ...Read more

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Is my blood sugar staying in the low 80's making me feel bad?

No: Normal sugars do not make you feel bad. That's where your sugar should be. There's nothing better than normal as far as you body is concerned. ...Read more

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How can I still eat some sugar substitutes if I have diabetes?

How can I still eat some sugar substitutes if I have diabetes?

SUGAR SUBSTITUTES: Are an alternative group of sweeteners, non absorbable sugars being their main component. If sugars are not absorbable, they will not raise your blood sugar because they do not reach the bloodstream. ...Read more

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Are all sugar substitutes sugar free? Can you share some sources?

Are all sugar substitutes sugar free? Can you share some sources?

See below: Stevia is usually sugar-free... You have to learn to read the labels. Be careful because multi-dextran is a sugar, products, ending with the letters OSE are usually sugars. If you have any further questions don't hesitate to contact me. You can get a lot more information@wwwweighstation. Net by reading our newsletters. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is there a safe, natural substitute for granular white sugar that more healthy and not carcinogenic? Excluding honey.

Is there a safe, natural substitute for granular white sugar that more healthy and not carcinogenic? Excluding honey.

Sugar: In moderation, sugar in not unhealthy and not carcinogenic. It is not clear if the sugar substitutes are any healthier. Moderation is the key.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Hi, my sugar level on average is 7, without any medication, is this normal, I’m 55, and there’s family history. I thank you.?

Hi, my sugar level on average is 7, without any medication, is this normal, I’m 55, and there’s family history. I thank you.?

Probably normal: Please get your blood sugar done in fasting state, i.e., after a minimum of 8 hours after eating.
Consult this site for information on diagnostic criteria for diabetes:
https://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/2172154-overview? Pa=maCCS%2FQK3zRcah%2FHx6usi%2BCNxNjVaHqxVElg0AmEqUU8d5gsADgcjpremRcLBvHr3geImKlwZ8IFkpETWWoMQCchrzF%2F7vlnSF6AEX%2F09M8%3D
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is stevia a recommended sugar substitute?

Is stevia a recommended sugar substitute?

Yes: Is a sweetener and sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana. It may be used as a recommended sugar substitute ...Read more

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Is fructose considered as sugar substitute?

Is fructose considered as sugar substitute?

Unfortunately yes: B"sd
no it is a sugar, just like sucrose or table sugar. In fact some evidence suggest that it might lead to fatty liver and metabolic abnormalities - especially in the usual dietary form as high fructose corn syrup - which is used in many products as a cheap substitute for regular sugar - which in excess is not good for you either ...Read more

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What is the glycemic index of sugar substitutes?

What is the glycemic index of sugar substitutes?

Glycemic index is…: …used to measure to what extent carbohydrate-containing foods can raise your blood sugar levels. It's not possible to measure the glycemic index of foods that don't contain carbohydrates, such as meat, fish, eggs & cheese. Sugar substitutes (sucralose, aka splenda; acesulfame-potassium, aspartame and stevia) add very few carbs to your diet; thus their glycemic index is close to zero. ...Read more