Best Snacks For Diabetics

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If you have diabetes, then you know how big of a role diet plays in managing the disease. Prepping your meals can be especially helpful, but what do you when those hunger pains start to creep up midday? Not to worry, here are five snacks that will keep you full and satisfied and help lower your blood sugar and reduce inflammation.

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1. Apple slices with peanut butter. Many diabetics worry that fruit will interfere with their health. Fortunately, the sugars in apples and most other fruits are acceptable for people living with diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes. High in fiber, antioxidants and flavonoids, apples (with the peel) help maintain your blood sugar levels under control. Pairing them with peanut butter is a smart choice because it’s low in carbohydrates and it prevents your blood sugar from spiking.