From Trinity, Texas, USA:
Can people with type 1 diabetes use Somersweet (a sugar substitute sold by Suzanne Somers)?
After reviewing the Suzanne Somers' website and a listing of ingredients in the SomerSweet sweetener, it appears to be safe to use for a person with diabetes although the acesulfame-K ingredient is not a naturally occurring substance. However, SomerSweet is quite costly. If you are interested in a good alternative sweetener that "won't break the bank", I would recommend Splenda. Splenda is as heat stable as SomerSweet claims to be.
Original posting 14 Apr 2003
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:46
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