From Lexington, Kentucky, USA:
Our recently diagnosed 8 year old loves apple juice. We have searched for an apple drink sweetened with Nutrasweet and can't find one. Any suggestions? We called Kool-Aid and they said that they had stopped manufacturing such an item.
I talked to our nutritionists and looked in one of the reference manuals; but could not find an artificially sweetened apple drink, sorry! A half cup of apple juice contains about 15 grams of carbohydrate, about the same as a slice of bread; but you still have to limit the amount of exchanges because, apart from vitamin C, apple juice contains little in the way of other nutrients. (There have in fact been instances of significant malnutrition from overconsumption of apple juice.)
Not very helpful I'm afraid!
Original posting 9 May 97
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:54
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2016. Comments and Feedback.