Made with Splenda® Original Sweetener
Splenda is a proud supporter of Diabetes Canada in its ongoing delivery of programs and services for people with diabetes and healthcare providers. Splenda is glad to support Diabetes Canada as we partner to help people with diabetes manage their blood sugar levels and live healthy lives without compromising on taste.
As a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, and person with Diabetes, Toby Smithson understands the importance of sweetening foods and beverages without adding calories and excessive carbohydrates. Splenda Sweeteners are a staple in Toby’s home and in great-tasting recommendations to her clients.
How has Splenda Sweeteners made life sweeter for you?
Carbohydrates are found in many different foods. When managing diabetes or prediabetes, the amount and type of carbohydrates you consume is important to help control blood sugar levels. Added sugars – which can be found in sweet teas, flavoured yogurts, and some baked goods – are a form of carbohydrate that contribute empty calories (i.e. they have no nutritional value other than calories) and can cause blood sugar levels to rise. To help manage blood sugar levels and reduce added sugars, use Splenda Sweeteners to sweeten teas, yogurts, baked goods in place of sugar.
For people with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, weight loss may be recommended to be able to manage blood sugar levels without the use of additional medications. People who lose weight gradually (1-2lbs per week) are more successful at keeping it off2,3 and smart swaps with Splenda® Brand Sweeteners can help! Work with your doctor, nurse, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist to identify a healthy weight for your lifestyle.
Reduce Added Sugars with Splenda® Sweeteners
1 https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/losing_weight/index.html 2 https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/basics/adults/index.htm 3 2019, June. Retrieved from: CalorieKing.com *Among healthcare professionals clinically treating patients