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.
Sicilian Style Swordfish Star Anise and Tangerine Roasted Cornish Hens Four Fruit Salad Dixie Stir-Fry Main Dish Salad Fresh Salsa and Bean Nachos Southern Vegetable Stew Bacon and Tomato Dip Tuna Salad Pita Pockets Apple-Lemon Carrots
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...