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Yummy Sugar-Free Munchies

November 6, 2017 Category :Healthy News| Healthy Recipes 0

Three o’clock in the afternoon is almost sacred for us Filipinos. Merienda time is definitely something one cannot miss out on. Light snacks one can nibble on at the workstation are quite common. Biscuits, wafers and cookies are favorites – easy to stow away in drawers and easy to chew on. I scoured the food stalls in malls and groceries for sugar-free cookies to satisfy your cravings – goodies that will have you worrying less about raising your blood sugar levels. As with most things in life, moderation is the key. These products may be low in sugar but may still contain calories from fat and protein. » Continue Reading

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Chocolate Dreams

September 29, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Recipes 0

It’s hard to believe that a discovery by early Mesoamerican civilization still has so much impact on present day dining. Chocolate, which derives from the Aztec words “Xocol” – meaning bitter and “Atl” – meaning water, is very much a part of our meals, from chocolate bars to cocoa drinks. A variety of chocolate products abound from dark, milk, bittersweet and white chocolate versions. Fortunately, with the increasing awareness of sugarfree needs for diabetics, sugar-free chocolates* are now available in the market. Indulge in these sinfully sweet but guilt-free snacks and desserts. » Continue Reading

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Low-Calorie Sweeteners for Diabetics

November 29, 2015 Category :General Wellness 0

Although it is recommended for people with diabetes to minimize their sugar intake, they don’t really need to be outlawed from sugar. They can still enjoy sweet tasting food without having to worry about carbohydrates and possible increase of glucose in the blood, just by using low-calorie sweeteners. This is one way of reducing sugar intake without losing the taste of food. Keep in mind that diabetics don’t need to go a hundred percent sugar free. Balance is always the key.

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