How Do I Choose the Best Flavored Sugar-Free Coffee?

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  • Written By: Sherry Holetzky
  • Edited By: Bronwyn Harris
  • Last Modified Date: 27 April 2020
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A number of sugar-free products are available today that offer the taste of sweet foods and beverages without all the calories and concerns about high blood sugar. Sugar-free coffee is one of the many offerings and comes in several types and flavors. Whether you are diabetic, cutting a few calories, or practicing a low carb diet, you can still have delicious flavored coffees without all the sugar.

When it comes to choosing sugar-free coffee, keep in mind that there are several different types of sugar substitutes. You may decide to look for a specific brand name and do a little research. You can still purchase a product that contains a generic form of the sweetener if you desire, but it is generally easier to locate information when looking up brand name products.

You can find out if the sweeteners have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration or a similar agency outside the United States. It is wise to make sure such ingredients are safe and will not adversely affect blood sugar. Many resources are available for those that suffer from diabetes and several organizations review products such as sugar-free coffee for diabetic use. If you are diabetic, it is probably a good idea to check with out some of these sources for further information on sugar substitutes to find out if and how they impact blood sugar levels.

Some sugar substitutes also cost less than others to use, so the sugar-free coffee you wish to purchase may pass along the savings. It may be a good idea to try the less costly options first so you can taste test several different flavors of sugar-free coffee to see which ones you like best. Some flavors may taste better than others, even if you normally prefer a certain flavor, because the sugar-free formula may taste quite different than the regular formula.

Also, consider the type of sugar-free coffee you would like to purchase. You may wish to have freshly brewed coffee while some folks may be just as happy with instant. There are also other options to flavor sugar-free coffee, such as syrups, creams, and non-dairy creamers in sugar-free formulas that can be added.

You should have no problem finding many of your favorite flavors. You can find the ever-popular vanilla or hazelnut but there are also other interesting choices such as chocolate, white chocolate, caramel, coconut, and even cookie dough.


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