With nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population suffering from diabetes, one third of Americans overweight, and another third at obese levels, consumers are looking to their diet to manage their conditions in place of or in addition to medication. As part of a healthy lifestyle that includes diet and exercise, allulose can help those maintain a lower calorie diet while not affecting blood sugar. The American Diabetes Association has some tips for reducing sugar in these tips for sweets.
Today’s Nutrition Facts labeling gives great insight into food. From serving sizes to calorie count, and from fiber to sugar, the label can help those suffering with diabetes to make smart choices at the grocery store. For more about how allulose and the label, click here.