Posts Tagged ‘diabetes’

Natural Sweeteners

Types of Sweeteners NOTE FOR DIABETICS: It is important for diabetics to work closely with their healthcare practitioners and understand limitations with regard to sweeteners/sugars in their diet. Diabetics can safely use stevia and usually small amounts of licorice root and fructooligosaccharides. Some diabetics who are allowed to use small amounts of sugar can use…

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Vitamin B1

This nutrient is essential to normal growth and development. It participates in converting carbohydrates from foods into energy and promotes proper functioning of the heart and nervous systems. Thiamin may lessen numbness and tingling in individuals with diabetes and other disorders that can cause nerve damage.

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