12 Best Snacks
12 Best Snacks to Pack
By Susan Mudd, C.N.S., L.D.
Low carb, nutritious snacks are crucial for people with diabetes, and unfortunately much of what's out there is quite the opposite. Even for people without diabetes, managing blood sugar from an early age can go a long way towards preventing diabetes and other health problems later on in life.
But eating healthy and sticking to a low-glycemic diet can be tricky. Think protein, fiber, and natural fats.
Zesty Stuffed Mushrooms Hot Fudge Waffle Sundaes with Neapolitan Ice cream Onion and Blue Cheese Focaccia Beefy Barbecued Onions Fettuccine Pasta with Black Bean Sauce Applesauce with Cinnamon and Nutmeg Caramelized-Garlic Chicken Risotto with Peas and Cheese Broccoli and Pepper Salad with Vinaigrette Mushroom, Celery, and Garlic Soup
As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of the benefits that made it cost-effective for me to go with the real healthcare (HSA) plan rather than the phony (HRA) plan is that my company is now covering "preventative" medicines at $0 copay. The formulary for these, as stated by CVS/Caremark (my pharmacy benefits provider), covers all test strips, lancets, and control solutions. I dutifully get my doctor to write up prescriptions for all of my testing needs, submit...