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Grapes Life hacks for diabetics

Grapes

Enjoy two cups of grapes as a filling and satisfying snack. ​Why not raisins? Raisins have more calories than grapes. One cup raisins = 250 calories while 1 cup grapes = 60 calories. ​Also, fresh fruit is always a better choice with all its nutrients and fiber.  But yes, please do indulge by sprinkling a…

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What to eat if blood sugar is high Life hacks for diabetics

What should you eat if your blood sugar is high?

Feeling okay but experiencing higher than normal blood sugar? Eat and take your medicines as usual. Drink water, be active. Check your blood sugar every four hours until it is back to normal. See something unusual or blood sugar rising? Call your doctor.

Carrot fries Life hacks for diabetics

Carrot fries

Crisp carrot fries make a yummy, healthy and vegan snack for diabetes. Bake a batch and store airtight and refrigerate for a week. Recipe: Cut carrots into thick strips. In a bowl, mix 1/2 tsp each of garlic powder, black pepper turmeric and oil of your choice with 1/4 cup flour. (almond flour is good)….

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Smoothies Diabetes friendly snacks

Smoothies

Smoothies are a convenient healthy diabetes-friendly option and are easy to make. Choose fresh vegetables like spinach, cauliflower, carrots, zucchini and cucumber,avocados, beetroot, and a dash of ginger and lemon for taste! I even enjoy bitter gourd in a smoothie. Here’s my recipe: 1 bitter gourd, 1 tomato, 1 cucumber, 1 carrot, ginger, lemon and…

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Banana Shake diabetes friendly snacks

Banana Shake

For a quick energy boost and a filling snack, blend ½ banana with 1 cup of low-fat milk, and 1 cup ice. Use unsweetened almond milk to save on calories and carbohydrates.

Fruit kebabs diabetesfriendlysnack

Fruit kebabs

Make this delightfully colorful #diabetesfriendly snack – fruit kebabs – with 1 cup watermelon cubes, 25 grams cubed cheese/paneer, and 1 small cucumber. Skewer one cube watermelon, 1 cube cheese, and 1 slice cucumber on each of 5 toothpicks. Feel free to sprinkle with a pinch of pepper. Enjoy! Treat to the eyes, treat to…

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