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From Silver Spring, Maryland, USA:

Why do you have Cool Whip (fat free) in your lemon pie recipe when it is full of corn syrup and sugar? Why should diabetics eat this?


All things in moderation, even lemon pie with Cool Whip topping can be worked into a meal plan for a person with diabetes. Sugar is not is much of a problem as the total amount of carbohydrate consumed for a person with diabetes. If portions of sweets are controlled and the total amount of carbohydrates is controlled, then there is no reason that an occasional piece of pie can't be incorporated into a meal plan. Ask your heath care team or registered dietitian if you have questions about how to work an occasional sweet into your meal plan.


Original posting 19 Dec 2006
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet


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