Menu Planning for Diabetics

Rubin, Karen Wilk
November 2006
FoodService Director;11/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p32
Trade Publication
The article offers advice on menu planning for diabetics. The food pyramid for diabetics is also presented along with their number of servings. High-fiber foods with low glycemic index help control the blood sugar while food high in soluble fiber slows glucose absorption. Non-nutritive sugars saccharin, aspartame, sucralose, neotame and sugar alcohols were approved by the Food and Drug Administration as safe for diabetics.


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