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    what brands of sugar substitutes to use?






    I read that too much sugar substitutes can spike ur insulin because most of them have dextrose and maltodextrin. Being aware of this I looked through many brands of sugar subs and I see that they do have these ingredients. Are there sugar subs without these ingredients. Also should I be wary of drinking too many diet drinks since they use sugar subs.

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    I use liquid stevia extract, it doesn't have maltodextrin or anything, you should give that a try. I wouldn't be overly concerned with the amount you sugar substitutes you are getting from diet sodas unless you are drinking large quantities every day.

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    Dude sugar substitutes have like, what, 0.5g of dextrose/maltodextrin per packet? That's hardly anywhere near enough to spike your insulin. I use Sugar Twin now because it's cheap, and don't experience any negative results

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    anyone knows if there are any side effects to taking succralose ( spell?)? I've read horror stories even about splenda on the net, which of course may or may not be true....but still ...?

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    If the studies you read have been written by Mercola, disregard them


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    cool thanx...can i get the liquid stevia at the supermarket??

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    Probably, it's not with the other sugar substitutes though b/c it hasn't been approved by the FDA as a sugar substitute. I buy it at Kroger and it is in there health food aisle with the organic foods and natural peanut butter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Premo55
    If the studies you read have been written by Mercola, disregard them


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    hey premo why Mercola? have they been spaming you with their newsletter or somethign?

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    Probably because the guy is an overzealous freak. He takes things beyond the extreme and represents the epitome of OCD.

    I read his stuff and take what he says with a grain of salt. Its not bad just obsessive.
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    right jodi, so you use splenda regularly and have no problems with it? splenda is succralose right? I can't get splenda here, but we have a local brand.. i figure any succralose is succralose...

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    Yes, I use Splenda without any issues



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