Sugar Free Foods, Cereals

With India having the highest incidence of diabetes the market for sugar free foods has greatly opened up. Such products are lower in calories and carbohydrates. One should to read and understand the amount of sugar and carbohydrate on the label. It is important to see the nutrition information per portion to make sure that we eat the right amount.

It is important to understand that sugar is not the only enemy in sweets. One needs to control calories in the meals to keep diabetes in check check or even to prevent it. One may end up consuming too much calories and fat even with sugar free biscuits, icecreams, chocolates, sweets, beverages if the portion sizes are not limited.

Also regular use of sweeteners is associated with health problems like acidity, memory loss.


Certain cereals can be high on sugar and thereby though marketed as healthy can prove to add a lot of extra calories. A cereal is a good option if it has sugar less than 3 to 4 grams, fat less than 1 or 2 grams and fibre more than 2 grams per serving. One must make sure that the whole grains contain more of oat flakes and wheat flakes over corn flakes.


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