Diabetic Smoothies - How To Make Smoothies Diabetic Safe?
I am just learning about smoothies but the few that I have tried always make my sugar levels go sky high. I especially like the fruit smoothies and wonder if there is such a thing as a sugar free smoothie.
Any tips you can give me are apprecciated. I think you are doing a great job especially after reading about your family's health and up bringing. You've all done well so keep it up.
Here are some ways to create a smoothie safer for a diabetic:1
- Use water instead of juice as the liquid of the smoothie.2
- Sweeten the smoothie with stevia rather than other natural sugar sweeteners. If you are trying to get a fruit flavor, try using the the berry flavored stevia
. It will add a lot of flavor with no sugar spikes. That will get you closer to a sugar-free smoothie.
Try using berries as well. They are lower in sugar content than other types of fruit.3
- Some find that adding some kind of fiber and protein like hemp seed powder helps slow down the absorption of the sugars.
I hope this helps!
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