The traditional cheesecake may sound like a diabetes-friendly option, but the traditional recipe can pack as much as 34g of carbohydrates per slice. Instead, try Wonder Monday's low carb cheesecake snacks which uses almond flour in place of all-purpose flour and allulose in place of traditional cane sugar.
What makes a cheesecake not diabetes-friendly?
The added sugar in the cheesecake filling, along with the added sugar and all purpose flour in the graham cracker crust are the culprits. These ingredients will spike your blood glucose levels.
Can I eat cream cheese?
Cheese has a low glycemic index (GI), meaning that it releases glucose slowly and will not trigger significant blood glucose spikes. People often consume cheese alongside other foods, however, and some of these may spike blood glucose.
How much cheesecake can I eat in one sitting?
Most diabetics monitor their blood glucose or watching their sugar and carb intake. Read the nutrition label for this and determine your intake at your own discretion. Wonder Monday cheesecake snacks are just 1g net carbs with no added sugar, making them a great fit for any diet.
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