Healthy Snacks Can Be Smart Part of a Diabetes Diet

Healthy Snacks Can Be Smart Part of a Diabetes Diet

Healthy Snacks Can Be Smart Part of a Diabetes DietThe management of diabetes depends on healthy low-carb diet — and healthy snacks, which are critical in keeping blood sugar under control.

Key takeaways:

– Choose the right foods and the control of portion sizes to prevent spikes in blood sugar levels and weight gain

– Numerous healthy snacks that do not contain high amounts of sugar, fats and salts.

– Healthy snacks include: 15 almonds, 3 celery sticks with 1 tablespoon peanut butter, 5 baby carrots, 5 cherry tomatoes with 1 tablespoon ranch dressing, and 1 hard-boiled egg

Stocking up on these healthy snack foods can help curb hunger and resist the temptation to fill up on fatty, sugary snacks, the association says. But even healthy foods should be enjoyed in moderation.

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