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15 Diabetes Friendly Snacks For Noshing


Many of us take the often mindless ease of snacking for granted. If you have type I or type II diabetes, the American Diabetes Association claims that planning is vital for managing your blood glucose and avoiding unnecessary weight gain.

Here are some healthy snacks for diabetics that will help energize and satisfy hunger while controlling your diabetes symptoms…

1. Fresh Fruit

When it comes to enjoying fresh, seasonal fruits while managing your type II diabetes symptoms, WebMD.com says fruit can help satisfy a “sweet tooth” naturally while providing plenty of satiating fiber.

However, the source also reminds us that fruit contains carbohydrates so diabetics need to be mindful of serving sizes, and pair their favorite fruit with some lean protein (i.e., nuts, cottage cheese, or Greek yogurt).

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