Diabetes and Blood Sugar Management with Soylent

From monitoring carbohydrates to tracking nutrition, managing diabetes can be complex. Soylent aims to simplify the process by packing our bottles with low glycemic index carbs and complete nutrition. Our fusion of plant-based allulose, soy protein, and healthy fats packs all the health you need.

How Soylent Can Help

Low Glycemic Index

Monitoring carbohydrates is one of the most crucial parts of diabetes management, but Soylent makes it easy. Our natural, low-calorie carbohydrates burn slower than other sugars, giving us a glycemic index of 18. This low index processes glucose slowly in the body, making tracking your blood sugar levels easier before they spike.

Blood Sugar Control

Soylent provides a nutritious option for blood sugar management. Our mix of allulose, soy protein, and healthy fats provides a healthy and delicious meal without compromising your blood sugar.

Plant-Based Nutrition

Plant-based and portfolio diets positively affect diabetes and are proven to lower A1C levels (blood sugar test levels) over a two to three-month period. By containing only plant-based ingredients – and all the nutrition you need – our products are friendly for any diet.

Soylent’s Ingredients

Soylent helps you regulate blood sugar with ease! Our products contain all the components needed for diabetes management without sacrificing flavor.

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Slow Burning Carbs

Controlling carbohydrates is vital to managing diabetes. Our slow-burning, low-calorie carbs have an extremely low glycemic index.

Allulose

Allulose is a low-calorie sugar option that doesn’t increase your glucose levels. This ingredient contains 10% of the amount of calories as table sugar, making it ideal for managing and monitoring your intake.

Soy Protein

Our complete soy protein helps manage your body with all the protein and fiber you need without the regular blast of carbs and calories.

Healthy Fats

Consuming healthy fats lowers blood sugar levels and improves insulin control.

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FAQs for Diabetes

How do you check your blood sugar?
For people with diabetes, it’s often crucial to stay up-to-date on your blood sugar. A doctor will walk you through all the processes, but luckily, it’s become easier to track your levels in the comfort of your home. By pricking blood from your finger with over-the-counter strips, you can quickly check your blood sugar and record your results. 

Remember, with our low glycemic index Soylent makes blood sugar maintenance easy.
How do you lower blood sugar?
One of the biggest questions of diabetes is how to lower glucose levels. 

There are plenty of ways to regulate your blood sugar. A few options include: staying hydrated, sleeping consistently, and exercising regularly. Beyond this, try to incorporate more proteins into your diet and manage carbs. With complete soy proteins and a low glycemic index, Soylent is a great tool to help regulate your blood sugar.
Am I at risk for diabetes?
A healthy diet may prevent diabetes, but certain people are more predisposed. While the risk factors for Type 1 diabetes are less known, this form typically arises due to family history or young age. On the other hand, the risk of type 2 diabetes usually comes to those who are overweight, have prediabetes, and are over the age of 45. 

Even if you fill none of these criteria, ensure you fill your body with nutritious choices, like Soylent. Your body will thank you in the long run. 
How to manage diabetes? 
If you have diabetes, talk to your doctor about your best management options. Across the US, 1 in 10 people have diabetes, meaning the condition is manageable, no matter the struggle. For your diet, track your portions and go easy on carbohydrates. Our pre-portioned protein shakes contain slow-burning carbohydrates, perfect for your diet. However, Soylent is just one part of a holistic approach to managing diabetes. 

Keep talking to your doctor, exercising, and monitoring your blood sugar to ensure you stay as healthy as possible. 

"I found out I had Diabetes 2 last October on top of that, I really have no appetite and not eating with diabetes is not an option. It took be awhile but, I finally found Soylent. It is the perfect meal substitute for me because it has a lot of protein along with other important vitamins and minerals. I drink one in the morning and it keeps me full and my blood sugar stays level. I try to eat a high protein lunch and then if I need more I'll drink a full or partial at night. I have found that I need something before I go to bed but I hated having to eat that late at night so Soylent is perfect for giving me the nutrients I need and not making feel bloated and full before bed. I also noticed that my stomach has not had as many problems since I started drinking Soylent regularly. It's pretty amazing."

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Donah

Complete Meal

"This powder, with only water added, is very good tasting. I've tried various drink mixes in the past including mixes for: meal replacement, energy, and protein. All were a chore to drink. This product is easy to drink. I have diabetes following a kidney transplant, actually I've had two, as well as, two liver transplants. A lot of monitoring of my blood is carried out both in the lab and at home. Since I have been using this product I have noticed my blood glucose numbers have been at a better level with fewer peaks and valleys. My CBC and metabolic panels have shown this same quality of better levels and greater consistency. I usually drink 12 oz. 3-4 times a day and eat a healthy dinner. I have to say I was skeptical of initial ordering Soylent, but now that I have used it as part of a complete meal plan I wish I had found the Soylent product earlier."

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Brian

Complete Meal Powder

“This is my first time purchasing soylent, and it certainly has changed my food routine while at work. I struggle with non-diabetic blood sugar swings, and used to have to stop for multiple carefully portioned and chosen snacks before lunch, to keep my energy up. I do physical labor, though, so there isn't always time. With Soylent, I just run back to the truck and have a sip, and my energy stays balanced all morning! It's nice not to worry about finding and packing suitable foods every day."

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Lorraine

Complete Meal Powder

“These shakes are so good!!! I am diabetic and none of them raise my sugars like regular coffee products do. I was able to cut out my normal coffee in the morning with lots of creamer for these delicious shakes and still get my caffeine in.”

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Hill

Complete Meal

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Soylent has a low Glycemic Index!

Soylent’s ready-to-drink shakes1 have a Glycemic Index of only 18! Glycemic index is a number assigned to a specific food that reflects how much, and for how long,  it increases blood sugar. Foods with a low glycemic index cause smaller fluctuations to the blood glucose levels and can help manage more stable blood sugar levels. 
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“Good Carbs” vs “Bad Carbs”: Breaking Down Glycemic Index

The terms “good” and “bad” are often used to label carbohydrates, but what does this classification really mean? Carbohydrates, or carbs, are a nutrient that includes sugars, starches, and fibers found in foods such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains, and even milk.
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What Is Allulose?

Allulose is a new competitor in the game of sweetness. From stevia to honey to maple syrup, we’ve all heard about different ways to add sweetness to our meals without using traditional sugar. Allulose sweetener is about 70% as sweet as sugar and a great sugar substitute because of its properties.
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