Beware of Maltitol in low carb products

April 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Beware of Maltitol in low carb products

Beware of low carb products that contain a sugar alcohol “sweetener” called maltitol.   Sugar alcohols are a type of carbohydrate that is neither sugar nor alcohol.  Sugar alcohols are found naturally in some fruits

Evidence for low carb diets, weight loss and diabetes

April 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Evidence for low carb diets, weight loss and diabetes

A new systematic review of 23 studies and over 1000 overweight people with diabetes found that low carb diets (70 to 120g carbs per day) resulted in more weight loss and better blood sugar control