Unlike most conventional diabetic diets, which are low in fat and high in carbs, the Bernstein diet is HIGH in fat and LOW in carbs. If you choose Dr. Bernstein’s plan, here's a helpful guide of what foods you should avoid.
If you have diabetes should you use sugar substitutes, aka, artificial sweeteners, low calorie sweeteners or non-nutritive sweeteners? (For the purpose of this article we will use the term low calorie sweeteners, abbreviated as LCS.) Are they safe? Can they help you lose weight or reduce your blood sugar?