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Snack With Diabetes: Tips and Ideas

Eating snacks keeps your blood glucose from going too low between meals and helps you stay full so you don’t over eat your main meals.

Try to avoid high-sugar, high-fat, and high-calorie snack foods. Eat snacks at almost the same time everyday to avoid high and low blood glucose.

Healthy Snacks

with 1 Carbohydrate Choice (15g of carbohydrate)

Here are some examples of foods you can choose from:

Read More: Low-Fat Zucchini Chips Recipe

Free Foods

Foods with less than 20 calories and less than 5 grams of carbohydrates in one serving are known as free foods. You can eat up to three servings of these kinds of free foods per day.  

Here are some examples of free foods:

Read More: 3 Ingredient Sugar Free Dessert

Snacks which provide your protein

You can get one serving of protein from any of the following foods:

Sources: American Diabetic Association


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