Good snacks can help keep blood sugar and energy levels stable throughout the day.It's also a good way to avoid overeating at meals. Here are a few suggestions when it comes to smart snacking.
1.limit sugar. highly processed sugars like chips, candy, cookies and soda can cause a rapid rise in blood sugar. These are often followed by a crash, which can lead to hunger and fatigue.
2.try to combine a lean protein (low fat dairy is good) or a healthly fat such as nuts or seeds with a healthy source of carbohydrate, such as fruit, whole grain or vegetables.
3.Choose high fiber foods whenever possble to slow digestion and a more gradual rise and fall i blood sugar.
A few ideas are; low fat yogurt, topped with nuts or a whole grain cereal like grape nuts. carrots and celery are also good and free food, low fat cottage cheese and an apple (that fits into the palm of the hand) 1/2 of a turkey sandwich or whole grain crackers are also good choices.
good luck, it can be difficult to find and make good choices, I hope this helps.
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