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Low Sugar Diet and Dried Fruits

If you're opting to go on a low sugar diet, dried fruits may not be the best suitable choice for you.

Dried fruit is a great snack as long as you're aware of how much of it you are eating. It's packed with nutrients but the drying process removes the water and concentrates a lot of the sugar in a small bite.

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Many brands of oats have added sugar in them so it's always best to check the label for zero grams of sugar.

  • Steel cut oats are the least processed. They have more fiber in them and are usually the best choice for oats.
  • Rolled oats are partially cook...

Drinking it in the morning is a poor choice because it will give you a morning sugar spike and will cause you to crash midday or in the early afternoon.

Although it is a natural food, the juicing process of it takes out much of the fiber and concentrates on the sugar content. Have it as a...

In 2020, most large food makers are asked to list their "added sugar" on the nutrition facts label and they have been required to do so.

Smaller companies are not exempted from the requirement but are given until 2021 to comply. This rule will help consumers to figure out the na...

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