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  • Gretchen Becker
    Health Guide
    May 19, 2008
    Gretchen Becker
    Health Guide
    May 19, 2008

    Splenda should be OK in moderate amounts. Unfortunately, the Splenda you buy in yellow packages is cut with maltodextrin, which raises blood sugar levels.

     

    I use stevia that comes without a "bulking agent."

     

    You should also know that flour has more glucose than table sugar. So continuing to bake breads and pies and cookies but using Splenda instead of sugar is accomplishing relatively little

     


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  • Dee June 08, 2008
    Dee
    June 08, 2008

    Splenda is also available on the Internet in liquid form.  I get mine from sweetzfree.com and it has no carbs or bulking agent.  It's a relatively expensive purchase, but one bottle lasts a really long time, since 25 drops equals 1 cup of sugar sweetness.

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  • pink June 15, 2009
    pink
    June 15, 2009

    is it better for diabetics to use splensa sugar

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