2. Equal contains Dextrose, commonly called glucose
, or blood sugar
. Dextrose is made up of high carbohydrates which is known to raise glucose
levels. Equal also contains Maltodextrin, which is made from cornstarch. It is a simple carbohydrate that is quickly absorbed into the bloodstream, thus raising your glucose
level. You might try switching to Splenda which is made from sugar but does effect nor raise your glucose
4. Black tea has caffeine.