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Old 06-10-2008, 10:15 AM   #1
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For bread eaters...

I have written about this before: Stone ground whole wheat vs. Pumpernickel and the debate is OVER for me! I did my own experiment with this and after eating a lunch with both and having the same amount of carbs (even though the pumpernickel has more carbs per slice), I checked my sugar 2 hrs after both...
Stone ground= 137
Pumpernickel= 97

I think I know which one I will stick with. I was having a lot of hypoglycemic episodes with the stone ground too. Just FYI for anyone that cares

BTW, has anyone ever had widespread muscle spasms prior to being diagnosed with neuropathy?

 
Old 06-11-2008, 06:46 AM   #2
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Re: For bread eaters...

This is good to know - thanks! My frustration is that it seems like most breads have either added corn syrup, sugar or cane juice or all of those. Even pumperknickel. So I've avoided bread though I do miss it! Maybe I'll give pumperknickel a try.

 
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Old 06-11-2008, 10:07 AM   #3
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Re: For bread eaters...

Funny thing is...the stone ground didn't have any of that in it, yet, it made my sugar higher. I don't honestly remember if the pumpernickel I use does or not...I get the pepperidge farm dark pumpernickel. Try it and just see what it does. I got very good results.

 
Old 06-13-2008, 08:44 PM   #4
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Re: For bread eaters...

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This is good to know - thanks! My frustration is that it seems like most breads have either added corn syrup, sugar or cane juice or all of those. Even pumperknickel. So I've avoided bread though I do miss it! Maybe I'll give pumperknickel a try.
I just checked the package and there are about 25 ingredients and the very last one is sugar, so I am assuming it's a very small amount.

 
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