Cucumber Crunch

Ingredients: 2 large cucumbers peeled, sliced 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups ice water 1/4 small red onion chopped 1/2 small green bell pepper chopped 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper Directions: In a large bowl, combine the cucumbers, salt, and ice water. Cover and chill for 1 hour, then drain and return the cucumbers to the bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and mix until well combined. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours…

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Diabetes and Sugar Alcohols: The Facts They Don’t Tell You

Common Sugar Alcohols: Arabitol (5-carbon), Erythritol (4-carbon) , Fucitol (6-carbon), Galactitol (6-carbon), Glycerol (3-carbon), Glycol (2-carbon), Iditol (6-carbon), Inositol (6-carbon; cyclic sugar alcohol), Isomalt (12-carbon), Lactitol (12-carbon), Maltitol (12-carbon), Maltotetraitol (24-carbon), Maltotriitol (18-carbon), Mannitol (6-carbon), Methanol (1-carbon), Polyglycitol, Ribitol (5-carbon), Sorbitol (6-carbon), Threitol (4-carbon), Volemitol (7-carbon), Xylitol (5-carbon)

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