Diet and Nutrition

Alternative Drinks for People With Type 2 Diabetes

Here's Some More Ideas about Type 2 Diabetes

Here's Some More Ideas

Dana Leigh Smith from Eat This, Not That! has compiled a considerable list of soda substitutes and she lists the sweeteners involved. The list can be found on Eat This, Not That and includes 15 items.

While high sugars, artificial sweeteners, and natural and artificial flavors continue to fill most of the bottles at the grocery store, the good news is they do not have to be included at the dinner table. Dozens of healthier- and still tasty- options for patients with type-2 diabetes and all people make it easier to fill the cup with something else.  


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