Originally Posted by licia
I've never understood why it is ok for a diabetic to have angel food cake. It is actually sweeter than any unfrosted cake.
It's the higher protein to carbohydrate content. Protein helps to slow carbohydrate digestion and allow it slowly into your blood stream, instead of a single jolt from the sugar.
Diabetes is NOT just an avoidance of sugar, carbohydrates as a group are the bad guys. Sugar just happens to be the highest concentration of carbs you can get.