World Diabetes Day falls on Nov 14. Categorised into Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, there are various causes of the condition. Type 2 diabetes can be caused by lifestyle habits, including a sedentary lifestyle, obesity, as well as a family history of type 2 diabetes. According to Health Hub, a high sugar intake also contributes to an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes due to the links between high sugar intake and obesity.
But managing blood sugar levels doesn’t mean sacrificing flavour or satisfaction. Here, places to get tasty sugar-free cakes, desserts and snacks that not only cater to your taste buds but also keep your blood sugar in check.
1 Ange Bakes Keto Bakery & Cafe
This keto bakery offers sugar-free baked goods, using natural sugar substitutes that don’t spike blood sugar levels. Its bakes are also freshly baked to order and contain no artificial colouring and preservatives. Shop delicious treats including a diabetic-friendly and gluten-free chocolate cake, Basque burnt cheesecakes, brownies, cookies and more.
Ange Bakes Keto Bakery & Cafe is at 77 High St, #01-07 High Street Plaza, Singapore 179433. Visit its website to shop and for more information.
2 Delcie’s Dessert
Best known for its range of diabetic-friendly cakes, its keto-friendly confectionery is not only delicious but also caters to a low-carb lifestyle. With options like strawberry cheesecake, mango passionfruit cake and brownies, you can have your cake and eat it too, guilt-free.
Its products with the (Low G.I) Low Glycemic Index logo, are tested and certified under the strictest requirements and accredited by SAC.
Delcie’s Dessert is at Blk 34 Whampoa West #01-83, Singapore 330034. Visit its website to shop or for more information.
3 Melvados & Nutriient
Food purveyor Melvados and local startup Nutriient have teamed up for a healthy dessert line, including Halal-certified and diabetic-friendly treats, including a Low GI Brownie and a Low Sugar Double Chocolate Cookie.
Established in 2005, homegrown chocolatier Chocoelf is the brainchild of an experienced chocolatier and a medical doctor looking to craft healthier chocolates, with a focus on Singapore-inspired flavours. Sink your teeth into its range of sugar-free chocolates, cookies, coated nuts and more.
It has a cafe in Chinatown with its full range of products, specialty coffee and gelato, or you can also shop its range of goodies on its website, as well as Fairprice, Tangs, Grabmart and more.
Chocoelf is at 232 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058781. Visit its website to shop or for more information.