From Mississippi, USA:
When you have a low blood sugar, will chocolate bring it up or block the sugar?
Chocolate does have sugar in it, but it is not the best choice for treating low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Chocolate contains butter fat which slows digestion and slows the speed of sugar getting into the blood stream. I’d call chocolate a treat and not a treatment.
Original posting 9 Sep 2004
Posted to Hypoglycemia
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:58
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