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Re: Coffee!

Post by Bypah » Sat Apr 19, 2014 10:47 pm

rationtin440 wrote:Ah yes Bypah, the swiss mocha is about my all-time favorite coffee flavor. At my local Walmart, I used to ask my wife to buy the general foods international coffees (now maxwell house, same ingredients, different name) but after finding out that the stuff was not very good for me with my type 2 diabetes, and that it was not a very good deal price-wise, I drink considerably less of it now. Another flavor I really like is hazelnut cream, but it is not much better for me unless I buy the brewing coffee without any sweetness added.
Well I also have diabetes Type 2. :( , sometimes I indulge myself with thins like the Swiss miss cocoa packets for winter. As I mentioned earlier I mixed 1 packet of the cocoa with a Type I coffee and it tasted awesome. Normally I would use cocoa homemade from scratch with a nice dose of a strong puertorrican coffee. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
That's why I don't use many of these commercial cocoas or coffee flavored mixes because they have a high sugar count. :roll:
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Re: Coffee!

Post by housil » Sun Apr 20, 2014 7:51 am

No aftertaste, just great hazelnut flavour.

Are you familiar with "Splenda"? Splenda is not a (awefull tasting) sweetener, but made from real sugar.

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Re: Coffee!

Post by Bypah » Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:09 pm

housil wrote:No aftertaste, just great hazelnut flavour.

Are you familiar with "Splenda"? Splenda is not a (awefull tasting) sweetener, but made from real sugar.
I rather use a small amount of sugar or any substitute like brown sugar, agave nectar or honey rather than any artificial sweetener that causes cancer in the long run like aspartame or sucralose ( splenda). :shock: :wink:


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Re: Coffee!

Post by rationtin440 » Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:17 pm

I have similar concerns about the artificial sweeteners, and I know that some are worse than others, even after saccharin was dis-continued. The commonly "accepted" theory is that a person would have to consume trmendous amounts of the sweeteners to have any ill effects, but since cancer takes years to develop, who knows? I have heard mixed views on splenda, but it seems to be one of the less dangerous ones. Thanks for the info housil and Bypah.

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Re: Coffee!

Post by housil » Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:38 am

Not to go too far of OT, just about that cancer-link. Due to that link, they say."...results from subsequent carcinogenicity studies (studies that examine whether a substance can cause cancer) of these sweeteners have not provided clear evidence of an association with cancer in humans. Similarly, studies of other FDA-approved sweeteners have not demonstrated clear evidence of an association with cancer in humans.

Male rats got bladder cancer after using high dose. Too bad they don´t mention what a "high dose" was.

But you are right, no effect without side effect :wink:

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Re: Coffee!

Post by fdsman » Wed Apr 23, 2014 11:25 pm

housil wrote:Not to go too far of OT, just about that cancer-link. Due to that link, they say."...results from subsequent carcinogenicity studies (studies that examine whether a substance can cause cancer) of these sweeteners have not provided clear evidence of an association with cancer in humans. Similarly, studies of other FDA-approved sweeteners have not demonstrated clear evidence of an association with cancer in humans.

Male rats got bladder cancer after using high dose. Too bad they don´t mention what a "high dose" was.

But you are right, no effect without side effect :wink:
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Re: Coffee!

Post by dirtbag » Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:15 pm

Splenda is just chlorinated sugar, I use it daily, as I also have DM-2.

And Rationtin, about that postum...
There was a guy I used to work with, he always had a jar of postum.
I made the mistake of taking off the lid and sniffing it....
A few particles went up my nose, it was worse than CS gas!
BURN, baby, BURN! :lol: :shock:
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Re: Coffee!

Post by rationtin440 » Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:53 pm

Actually dirtbag, I never considered this but speaking of burning it is amazing how nasty postum and dry creamer will react with an open flame! :shock:

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Re: Coffee!

Post by housil » Sat Apr 26, 2014 5:50 am

Guy´s, what´s "postum"? I (and my dictionary) only knows it at "after the death" :oops:

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Re: Coffee!

Post by dirtbag » Sat Apr 26, 2014 2:33 pm

Americas Ersatz coffee, burnt wheat...


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