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.
Honey Glazed Turkey Breast Asian Peanut Chicken Soup Chilled Watermelon Soup Citrus Herb Turkey Burgers Chicken Frittata Asian Style Vegetable Stir-Fry Plum Freezer Pops Roast Pork with Apricot Prune Stuffing Artichokes with Lemon Mint Dressing Banana Mango Smoothie
I have a friend, M, who has diabetes and never, ever tests her bloodsugar before she gets behind the wheel. This has always worried me about her. On Wednesday, she had a bad accident after passing out behind the wheel. She hit another car head on. I thank the universe that no one was killed, but she and the driver of the other vehicle were both badly injured. She's got a long healing road ahead of her, as does the woman she hit. I was talking about the...