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    Waht is a safe suger substitute?
    eeyore0910 posted:
    I keep hearing conflicting information regarding sugar substitues. Can you give me some direction?
    LuvMySpencerPup responded:
    Hi there eeyore..

    I too am conflicted my the information out there.

    One thing I do know, and this is for me only, I cannot use any substitute for real sugar.

    I get terrific headaches when I do ... and I listen to my body.

    So with that, I limit my add on sugar intake and count calories.

    Hope you find your own answers.

    LuvMySpencerPup replied to LuvMySpencerPup's response:
    My new signature applies to this email LOL
    ~Stacy and all my typos :)
    jemimahhernandez responded:
    Few suggestions that might help you...

    The best natural sugar substitutes are honey,maple syrup,fruit juice,molasses,coconut sugar.

    PetuniaPea responded:
    A few more: stevia (zero calories; naturally from a leaf in South America; make sure the only ingredient is stevia, no fillers), agave nectar (lower in calories than sugar; low glycemic index making it suitable for diabetics; comes from a cactus flower), xylitol (zero calories; comes from nature as well; health benefits include improving teeth and fighting cavities, helping with ear and sinus infections).
    totallywiggedout replied to jemimahhernandez's response:
    Hi Jemimah, not just maple syrup, but maple sugar (different than brown sugar)

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