Nutrition 1 MIN READ

Muffin Much: Indulging in Cupcakes The Glucose-Friendly Way

Written by Team Ultrahuman

Nov 01, 2022

Life is what you bake it! Cupcakes are a sweet and delicious treat that can cause a rapid increase in blood sugar levels due to their high sugar content. The base of the cupcake contains refined flour, which has a high glycemic index and can lead to hyperglycaemia. Additionally, sugar in the form of glucose and sucrose can contribute to a sizeable glycemic load.

Balance the Carb and Sugar Intake to Enjoy Cupcakes
• Go for almond or coconut flour to prepare the cupcake base to keep it low on carbs and increase the fibre content.
• You can substitute sugar with a natural sweetener like stevia or other plant-based sweeteners.
• Opt for portion control and enjoy only one cupcake at a time.
• Opting for whole-grain cupcakes instead of refined white flour cupcakes can help slow down the absorption of sugar into your bloodstream and keep your glucose levels more stable.

While cupcakes may be delicious, they can also cause a rapid increase in blood glucose levels due to their high sugar content. Thus, being mindful of their impact on your health is essential. You can still enjoy the sweet taste of cupcakes without compromising your blood sugar levels by tweaking the recipe.

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