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.
Spicy Asparagus Spears Spicy Quick Bread Pigskin Potatoes Thick Mushroom Soup Contemporary Colcannon Raisin Pumpkin Muffins Strawberry-Topped Cheesecake Artichokes with Roasted Garlic Wine Dip Carrot Ginger Soup Potatoes Au Gratin
Lows are really nothing new to me. In the past (almost) 22 years, I've experienced every variety of low blood sugar. Two seizures, multiple black outs, the "I'm fine" at 32, the nauseating 85, and everything in between. That certainly doesn't mean that I'm used to them or that each low doesn't feel like a new and treacherous journey. They still scare me. They still annoy me. And they still overrun my life at times. Since I've hit the gym and the calorie counting on an aggressive...