Frequently asked questions
HOW IS DEZIRE LG NATURAL LOW GI SWEETENER DIFFERENT FROM OTHER SUGAR SUBSTITUTES?
It is the ONLY Natural Low GI Sweetener with no bitter After-Taste. All Dezire products are made using this Natural Sugar Substitute. It is a Low Glycemic (GI19) Product. A Low Glycemic Product is Good for Diabetics whereas a High Glycemic Product is Bad for Diabetics. With a Low Glycemic Index of 19, it has been approved as safe for Diabetics and Health Watchers, It helps bloods Sugar Control. Hence, even Diabetics can safely take it. It also enables good HbA1c (Glycosylated Hemoglobin) levels. It is 1.8 times sweeter than normal sugar. Hence Calorie Savings can be made for Weight Watchers. It provides Long Lasting Energy and thus postpones temptation to snacking. Hence Ideal for Weight Watchers. It has a Lingering Mellowed Taste, unlike Artificial Sweeteners as well as Stevia which leave a bitter / synthetic after taste.
HOW IS DEZIRE LG SAFE FOR DIABETICS AND HEALTH WATCHERS?
It is safe for Diabetics and Health Watchers for two Important Reasons amongst others: It has a Low Glycemic Index (GI) of 19 as compared to a High GI of 100 for Glucose, 65 for Sugar and 55 for Honey. It is Insulin Independent for its Metabolism. It comes from a natural source and does not have any side-effects. Hence even Diabetics can safely consume it.
IS IT SAFE FOR CHILDREN?
Synthetic Sugar Substitutes or Artificial Sweeteners as its commonly known, are not recommended in children, whereas Dezire LG Natural Sweetener being Natural, is safe for use by children and everyone else.
WHAT IS GLYCEMIC INDEX ?
Glycemic Index (GI) is a measure of how much the blood sugar levels rises after consuming a particular food. A Low glycemic index means the food will raise the blood sugar level only by a small degree. Conversely a High Glycemic Index will mean that the food will increase the Blood Sugar Levels b a significant level. Hence a Low GI food is good for a Diabetic while a High GI food is bad for a Diabetic. Thus, Glucose is a High GI Product has a GI of 100. Similarly Sugar has a High GI of 65, Honey has a High GI of 55 where as Dezire LG Natural Sweetener has a Very Low GI of 19 and making it safe for Diabetics and Health Watchers.
IS DEZIRE LG SWEETER THAN SUGAR ?
Yes. Dezire LG Natural Sugar Substitute is 1.8 times sweeter than sugar, so only half the quantity is adequate to provide equivalent level of sweetness. This means that Calorie Savings can be made.
DOES DEZIRE LG NATURAL SWEETENER HAVE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
Unlike other Artificial Sweeteners, Dezire LG is the 100% Natural Sweetener. It is found naturally in fruits like apples. Hence it has no side effects and is very safe.
HOW MUCH QUANTITY OF DEZIRE LG SWEETENER IS SAFE FOR LONG TERM USE ?
Anything taken too much is too bad for health. Since Dezire LG is almost twice sweeter than sugar, half the quantity is enough vis-a-vis sugar.
As per the Meta analysis report published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 50 gms to 90 gms of laevulose can be consumed in a day. In fact the clinical analysis reports show that regular controlled usage of Dezire LG improves glycemic control, increases hepatic glucose uptake, stimulates glycogen synthesis and helps keep HbA1c (Glycosylated Hemoglobin) levels under control.