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Lakanto – a more natural sugar substitute (safe for diabetics and Candida sufferers)

I found lakanto when I started on The Body Ecology Diet (B.E.D.) to heal my chronic yeast overgrowth. I was happy to find something that I could use as a sugar substitute when making cookies and cake. I’d gotten so used to not eating anything sweet, so tasting Lakanto was a real treat! This sugar alternative does not feed harmful pathogens (i.e. GBS+, Candida, viruses) or make the blood acidic like normal sweeteners do. Lakanto is safe for diabetics.

Benefits 

  • Zero calories
  • Zero glycemic index
  • Zero additives
  • Safe for diabetics
  • No influence on blood sugar and insulin release
  • Perfect for those on a Candida Diet (i.e. B.E.D.)
  • 1-to-1 ratio with sugar — easy to measure and use

Lakanto is made from 2 ingredients…non-GMO erythritol and luo han guo fruit extract.

#1) Erythritol

Lakanto Nutrition FactsThis sugar alcohol is naturally found in many foods (i.e. grapes, pears, mushrooms, soy sauce, cheese, wine, beer) and has been part of the human diet for thousands of years. What makes this brand of erythritol different than other sugar alcohols – and more harmonious for the digestive system – is that it’s made with a natural ferments the sugar in corn. Many people experience symptoms of diarrhea, bloating, and gas after they eat foods sweetened with sugar alcohol – this is primarily because those alcohols are hydrogenated and hard for the body to recognize and digest.

#2) Luo han guo

This sweet fruit has many health benefits as it’s anti-carcinogenic, regulates blood sugar, decreases oxidative stress, prevents tooth decay, is an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, inhibits tumor growth, and is a natural antihistamine.

You can buy Lakanto here.

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Lakanto Recipe Spiced Chocolate Orange Torte

Lakanto Recipe Almond Roll-Out Cookies

B.E.D. Nutritional Support with Tara (via phone or Skype)

Reference

Body Ecology (2012) Lakanto Sweetener. Retrieved at http://bodyecology.com/sugar-substitute-lakanto-sweetener.html#sthash.HrKjxTTH.dpbs

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