WEB DESK: Diabetes is a sensitive disease which obviously required extra care and attention in terms of diet. There are numerous options that experts have given already and here are healthiest ones.
Snack with 150 calories
It is suggested by experts that keeping snacks with 150 calories or less is ideal in diabetes. Firstly, make sure you are hungry then avoid any junk. Go for something not very heavy and keep space for an actual meal.
Count on carbs
Carbs (carbohydrates) causes raise in blood sugar hence, avoids carby food as much as you can and take only one or two servings of it through out a day. It is suggested to have a single piece of fruit or a low fat milk. However, it is handy if you read on calorie chat given on milk packs.
Yogurt can be eaten as a snack and it is actually a healthiest option due to richness in protein. You can add your favorite fruit in it as well.
Handful of nuts
You can never wrong with nuts as they are healthy with countless nutritious properties. Having, cashews, peanuts, almonds and walnuts are suggested as they have monounsaturated fats that also helps in lowering cholesterol and risk of heart disease.
Increasing vegetables in a diet impacts prominently on a person’s over all health. Not only it keeps you full but has minimum calories which is very essential for a diabetic person. Hence, eat more raw tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers and peppers with your favorite dip.
Note: Above article was originally published on rd.com and it is for information only, in case of any emergency please consult to your physician immediately.