Products You Didn't Know You Could Enjoy While Avoiding Sugar

Are you avoiding sugar or thinking about avoiding sugar? That can be a good choice for health and weight, but the thought of going without sugar can be daunting if you love sweets. Thankfully, there are plenty of products you can enjoy while avoiding sugar. Here just a few that are available at Netrition.

Reasons to Avoid Sugar

There are many reasons why people try to avoid sugar. It’s a source of calories and carbohydrates without many nutrients, so it can cause weight gain easily. These are some other reasons to avoid sugar.

  • On a diabetes diet or diet to help manage or lower blood sugar.
  • On a keto, low-carb, or low-glycemic diet, since sugar is a type of carbohydrate that spikes blood sugar.
  • On a post-op bariatric surgery diet, since it has empty calories and can lead to dumping syndrome or other digestive issues.
  • On a generally healthy diet, since consuming too much sugar is linked to conditions such as some types of cancer, high blood triglycerides, and tooth decay.

If you are considering a low-sugar diet, it’s a good idea to look around at alternative sweeteners and other foods so you can enjoy your diet. 

Sweet Breakfast Ideas

Some people enjoy savory breakfasts, but if you’re the type who loves to start the day with something sweet, what can you have without sugar? You can have pretty much anything that you’d have with sugar, as long as you choose the right variety! Netrition has all kinds of sugar-free breakfast components, such as the following.

  • Cold Cereal and Granola, including in flavors such as Chocolate, Honey, and Cinnamon
  • Instant Protein Oatmeal in Maple, Brown Sugar, and Peaches and Cream flavors
  • Protein Pancakes and Waffles - with Sugar-Free Pancake Syrup
  • Donuts and Toaster Pastries in flavors such as Strawberry and Brown Sugar Cinnamon

You can always have your sweet breakfast item with fruit, cottage cheese, eggs, breakfast meat, or another low-carb item.

Chocolate and Candy

Did you think you’d have to give up chocolate and candy just to avoid sugar? You don’t even have to compromise! Netrition has a full range of Sugar-Free Chocolates and Candy, such as the following.

  • White, Milk, and Dark Chocolate plain or with nuts or peanuts
  • Chocolate candies with caramel, pretzels, pecans, and marshmallows
  • Marshmallows in different flavors
  • Hard candies and mints, including in Butterscotch, Peppermint, and Fruit flavors
  • Jelly Beans, Gummy Bears, Swedish Fish, and more chewy candies

If you’re craving the experience of a good candy bar, look through our Sugar-Free Protein Bars, with flavor combos such as Chocolate with Peanuts and Caramel, Chocolate with Almonds, and White Chocolate Peppermint.

Freshly Baked Goods

Of course, you can make your own sugar-free goods so you can enjoy them straight from the oven! Start with a mix, such as Chocolate and Yellow Cake Mixes, Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Cookie Mixes, Pie Crust and Sugar-Free Filling Mixes, or Blueberry and other Muffin Mixes, or make your own using Sugar-Free Sugar Substitutes that measure cup for cup like sugar, and other ingredients such as Sugar-Free Baking Chips. You can use Sugar-Free Frosting to make your treat extra special. 

Desserts and Snacks

Netrition has all kinds of ready-to-eat and instant desserts and snacks that are sugar-free or keto-friendly, such as the following.\

  • Cookies and meringues
  • Snack cakes
  • Gelatin
  • Pudding

We even have Sugar-Free Ice Cream Syrup to make your keto dessert perfect.


Make any meal sweeter with a Sugar-Free Condiment. These are some examples.

  • Fruit Spreads, including Walden Farms Calorie-Free Fruit-Flavored Spreads and other no sugar-added Keto and Low-Carb Fruit Spreads
  • Sugar-Free Honey and Maple Syrup Substitutes
  • Hazelnut and other Nut Spreads with Chocolate and other flavors
  • Barbecue, Teriyaki, and Pasta sauces
  • Salad dressings

You may not always think of the sugar in condiments, but you don’t want them dragging you down when you’re working hard to avoid sugar!

Coffee Beverages

A single coffee beverage can put you over your sugar limit for a few days, but it doesn’t have to. You can keep it sweet and guilt-free by using Sugar-Substitutes such as stevia and monk fruit. Netrition also has all flavors of Sugar-Free Syrups, such as Hazelnut, Chocolate, Vanilla, and more. You can also try Sugar-Free Creamers in flavors such as Sweet Cream and Vanilla, including in varieties that are calorie-free or are made with keto-friendly MCT’s. 

Cocktails and Mocktails

Everyone deserves to live it up sometimes, but it’s better when you do it responsibly. Cocktails can be dreadfully high in sugar and calories, but Netrition has helpers that can keep your celebration in check. Bellini, Lemon Lime, Mojito, Daiquiri, and Margarita are a few of our choices. Options include single-serve packets and multi-serving powders so you can go out or entertain and stay on your sugar-free diet.

Another way to make sure your cocktail or mocktail stays low in sugar is to use diet soda or seltzer water instead of regular soda or juice.

More Tips for Avoiding Sugar

Basing your diet on naturally nutritious foods without added sugars is a great start. In general, whole, less-processed foods are good choices. Fish, nuts, beans, vegetables, whole grains, eggs, and dairy products are naturally free from added sugars.

It’s also important to distinguish between added sugars and natural sugars. Fruits and dairy products, for example, have natural sugars. However, they’re nutritious foods. In contrast, foods with added sugars include foods such as candy, sodas, and desserts.

These are some additional tips for avoiding sugar.

  • Ignoring cravings can make them worse. It can be more helpful to choose a sugar-free substitute for what you want.
  • Having a little bit can be a good idea if you’re able to stop at “a little bit.”
  • Include some treats in your plan so you don’t feel guilty if you have a treat.

Avoiding sugar doesn’t sound like much fun, but it can be pretty easy when you have the right substitutes to help you. Netrition has all kinds of sugar-free products to help you avoid sugar while satisfying cravings and loving life. It’s just another way we’re here to help you reach your goals. Be sure to check out all of our sugar-free and low-carb products.

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