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.
Lime Yogurt Sauce Sweet Red Pepper Soup with Garlic Lemon Baked Shrimp "Fried" Chicken Three Onion Sauce Southwestern Tortellini Salad Cinnamon Butter Topping (Dairy) Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Brushetta Yogurt Dill Dressing The Best Ever Beef Stew
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