From Johannesburg, South Africa:
Would you please tell me if diabetics of any type can take brown sugar? Is only white sugar the one to avoid?
Brown sugar is carbohydrate just as white sugar is carbohydrate. There are almost 8 grams of carbohydrate in each Tablespoon of brown sugar while there are 12 grams of carbohydrate in a Tablespoon of white sugar. With carbohydrate counting as a meal planning option, some sugar may be figured into the total carbohydrate allowed by the meal plan.
Original posting 22 Mar 1998
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet
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