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From Georgia, USA:

I was reading the apple dumpling recipes, and I noticed that the recipes suggested fructose as a sugar substitute. However, my sister's doctor told us that fructose is worse than sugar, and someone with diabetes should never use it. Was he wrong?


Fructose is a type of sweetener that comes from fruit, but certainly can be incorporated into a meal plan for anyone with diabetes. There's no reason that you should restrict fructose in your sister's meal plan, just count it as carbohydrate.


Original posting 25 Nov 2002
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet


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