ReThink is sweetened with just a touch of all-natural, organic agave which is certified low-glycemic. Since agave is 3x sweeter than sugar, we can use far less and still rank between 15-19 on the glycemic index without spiking your blood sugar.
According to a recent article on CNN, a quarter of young adults and a fifth of adolescents in the United States have prediabetes.
Prediabetes is a condition when blood sugar levels are elevated, but not high enough to warrant a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. Experts say these numbers have risen over the past decade, putting young people at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and other conditions down the line.
Increased sugar levels tend to increase resistance to insulin, a hormone which is vital for brain functioning through blood sugar control. Extreme levels of sugar in children can cause interference with neurotransmitters responsible for keeping moods stable. This often leads to depression and anxiety in children.
When you have diabetes, your body doesn’t break down food to use as energy the way it should. As of 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Trusted Source estimates that over 30 million people in the United States have diabetes (almost 10% of the population).
If not managed effectively, diabetes can cause health complications. Common health complications include:
The good news is that weight loss, exercise and proper diet have shown enormous potential for preventing, treating, and in some cases reversing type 2 diabetes, according to the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).
It’s easy to follow a diabetic-friendly diet, especially if you get in the habit of meal planning. ReThink Ice Cream can be a part of your diabetic-friendly lifestyle so you can ’Indulge with Benefits.’
ReThink Ice Cream has 2/3 less sugar than traditional ice creams because we use just a touch of all-natural, organic agave. This makes ReThink a healthier ice cream option for all