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.
Apple Spice Oat Cookies Scallops with Shallots and Coconut Cream English Muffin Melt Piquant Chicken with Apricot-Mustard Sauce Caesar Salad Snickerdoodles Roasted Garlic and Edamame Dip Boston Brown Bread Salsa Chicken Breast Pepper and Garlic Crusted Tenderloin
Holidays are tricky, no? Between managing diabetes among massive amounts of junk food, managing stress to manage bloodsugar among (sometimes) massive amounts of family squabbling, shopping stress and the like, and trying to get enough sleep and exercise in the cold winter months - it's a lot to handle. So I've got a two tier plan to keep bloodsugars at bay this year. Tier one - diet and exercise. Typically, at this time of year I do what I call the nutrition and gym...