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Baked apple diabetes friendly snack

Baked Apple

Baked apples taste like dessert but have the same vitamins and fiber as fresh apples. Win-win! Recipe: Use a pairing knife to cut a deep hole into the apple to remove the core. You can opt to fill this with cinnamon/butter/nuts or just leave as is. In a baking dish, pour about a quarter cup…

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Apples nuts and cheese

Apple with nuts or cheese

As a healthy diabetes snack, apples with nuts or cheese form the perfect combo. The logic? Healthy carbs, fiber and protein to keep you fuller. Pair 1 small apple with 1 tablespoon unsweetened peanut butter, almond butter, cashew butter OR 14 almonds, 25 pistachios, 14 walnut halves, 12 cashews, 25 peanuts OR half a cup…

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Quinoa for diabetics
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Quinoa

Quinoa is a nutritional all-star whole grain that helps with weight loss and is easy to cook. It has 8 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber in one cup, plus iron, zinc, selenium and vitamin E. For a filling meal, add vegetables, nuts or lean protein.

Include high fiber foods in your diet

Include high fiber foods in your diet

Include high-fiber foods such as fruits, legumes, nuts, grains and vegetables in your diet plan to maintain health and physical fitness. Fiber helps enhance your energy, improves gut health and prevents cardiovascular disease.

How to take fish oil supplements when you have diabetes

Fish Oil Supplements Tip #LifeHacksForDiabetics

Rich in healthy omega-3 fatty acids, fish oil fights inflammation and protects against heart disease. Problem is, fish oil triggers belching. Ugh! To avoid this keep the supplement in the freezer. Take them right before a meal. When frozen, they go in further before being digested and minimize the belching!

Eggs for diabetes. Life Hacks For Diabetics

Eggs #LifeHacksForDiabetes

One egg has only 75 calories, plus 7 grams of protein along with other vital nutrients. You can burn more calories digesting eggs than a carbohydrate-heavy breakfast. If you have high cholesterol, check with your doctor if you can have eggs. Egg whites are cholesterol-free.

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