Are your snacks causing you problems?
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Let’s mix things up with these healthy snack combinations you can enjoy guilt-free, even if you currently suffer from diabetes!
1) Try having an egg with salsa, together they provide many diabetes-fighting benefits. A single egg, whether hard-boiled, scrambled, or poached, supplies about 6 grams of protein. Create a homemade salsa with tomatoes, bell peppers, and jalapenos which are all rich sources of vitamin c.
2) Mixing a small amount of nuts with some mozzarella cheese can be a great healthy snack. Studies show that adding almonds to your diet can help decrease blood sugar levels by 3%. Walnut consumption has been shown to decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Mozzarella cheese is possibly the best source of CALCIUM on the planet. This mineral isn’t just essential for bone health, it is also used by the body to aid the release of insulin.
3) Next time you have an apple, why not spread on a bit of peanut butter. Apples are an excellent source of anti-diabetes nutrients, including vitamin C, B vitamins, and potassium. Organic peanut butter is high in a wide range of beneficial nutrients, including vitamin B6, vitamin E, copper, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, and selenium.
4) Carrots with hummus is a delicious nutrient-rich and healthy snack. Carrots contain a great amount of fiber, along with the antioxidants LUTEIN and LYCOPENE, plus ANTHOCYANINS, POTASSIUM, B VITAMINS, and VITAMIN K. hummus, is mostly made with chickpeas, provides a wealth of diabetes-fighting nutrients, including FOLATE, MANGANESE, and ZINC.
5) Try some natural greek probiotic yogurt, sprinkled with a few fresh berries, it’s a combo that can add some sweetness to your day, without spiking your blood sugar levels! The antioxidants within berries, including ANTHOCYANINS, RESVERATROL, and ELLAGIC ACID, can provide protection to the pancreas and its insulin-producing cells. Greek yogurt supplies diabetes-fighting, heart-helping B VITAMINS, MAGNESIUM, and POTASSIUM.