Frequently Asked Questions Replace® Diabetic

Yes. Replace® Diabetic can be used as a meal replacements or nutritional supplements as it contains a 3rd of your daily nutritional requirement. Replace® Diabetic is a great tasty way to provide your body with blood sugar regulation, immune and heart function support.

Replace® Diabetic is a Low GI meal replacement endorsed by the GI Foundation that has been specifically formulated to offer blood sugar regulation, immune and heart function support.

Replace® Diabetic contains Isomaltose** (PalatinoseTM) which is a slow-release carbohydrate and NUTRIOSE®fibre which induces a lower glycaemic response and is very high in Chromium Picolinate, a mineral for glycaemic control support.

Replace® Diabetic is high in protein and fibre as packed as well as Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamin B2, B6, B12 C, E and minerals Zinc & Selenium Folic acid

Replace® Diabetic is trans fat, lactose, and gluten free and vegetarian friendly.

Replace® Diabetic can be taken as a meal or a snack.

For a Meal
Take four levels scoops (52g) of Replace® Diabetic and add gradually to 190 ml of cold water while stirring (mix until powder is dissolved). Alternatively, a shaker or blender can be used. Makes 7 Servings

For a Snack
For a snack simply use half a serving.  Take 2 level scoops of Replace® Diabetic and mix with 95 ml of cold water. Makes 14 Servings

Yes, Replace Junior contains 10 % protein, 57 % carbohydrates and 33 % fats which make up your Meal in a Glass. (% total energy).

Palatinose™ Isomaltulose is a naturally sourced slow-release, smart carbohydrate that assists to lower glycaemic response, leading to lower insulin levels providing energy in a more balanced way.

Nutriose® is a soluble fibre with a prebiotic effect that induces a lower glycaemic response.
Nutriose® is a sugar free, soluble dietary fibre with clinically proven health and nutritional benefits which can assist with healthy digestion.

Glycaemic response (GR) refers to changes in in blood sugar (glucose) levels after consuming carbohydrates. Carbs with a high or rapid glycaemic response can cause your blood sugar levels to spike.1,3

GI (Glycaemic Index) is the ranking of carbohydrate foods according to their effect on blood sugar levels.2

The total amount of carbohydrate foods you eat, has the most influence on your blood sugar levels.  Choosing low-GI foods in place of high-GI foods can also assist with controlling your blood sugar levels.1,3

Low GI foods are digested slowly and gradually release glucose into your blood steam.
High GI foods are digested quickly and rapidly release glucose into your bloodstream.2

References: 1. Gray A and Threlkeld RJ. Nutritional Recommendations for Individuals with Diabetes.  2019 Oct 13. National Library of Medicine. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK279012/ 2. Calorie Control Council. Glycaemic Response. 2009 Jul 6. Caloriecontrol.org. Available from: https://caloriecontrol.org/glycemic-response/ 3. Brand-Miller J, Petocz P, Hayne S and Colaguiri S. Low-Glycaemic Index Diets in the Management of Diabetes. 2003 Aug 8. Diabetes Care, Vol 26 No 8 pg2261-2267.

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