Wednesday May 26, 2004

Sugar Free Sensation

Hershey's has announced (and begun distributing) Sugar Free York Peppermint Patties. They're not calorie free, of course, but the sugar has been replaced with maltitol and lactitol, two polyols or "sugar alcohols". Sugar alcohols have a minimal effect on blood sugar. People watching their carbohydrate intake can subtract the effects of fiber or sugar alcohols from the total carbohydrate numbers in the nutritional information on the package. ...
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Sugar Free Sensation ( in category Gemisch/Gallimaufry ) - posted at Wed, 26 May, 18:20 Pacific