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Why diabetic patients are advised not to intake sweets or tea containing sugar?

Diabetic patients are advised not to intake sweets or tea containing sugar; but are asked to have ripe fruits, which also contain sugar.

Jul 30, 2015 11:59 IST
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Q. Why diabetic patients are advised not to intake sweets or tea containing sugar?

Ans. Diabetic patients are advised not to intake sweets or tea containing sugar; but are asked to have ripe fruits, which also contain sugar. What might be the reason? In ripe fruits the sugar is present in the form of fructose and glucose, which are termed as Natural Sugars; but sugar used in sweets are made of sucrose who are termed Artificial Sugar, and are harmful than those of Natural Sugars.

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