Let's explain the blood sugar roller coaster before snacking. High-sugar snacks raise blood sugar, which then drops. It's a tiring thrill ride. Instead of this roller coaster, smart snacking involves choosing snacks with steady energy.
The Blood Sugar Rollercoaster
The unsung heroes of smart snacking are nuts With healthy fats, fibre, and protein, they fill you up Almonds, walnuts, and pistachios are great on-the-go snacks It's easy to overeat these delicious treats!
Instead of chips, grab some colourful veggies like carrot sticks, cucumber slices, or bell pepper strips Combining them with hummus provides fibre and protein This crunchy snack won't raise your blood sugar but will satisfy your cravings.
Crunchy Veggies and Hummus
Greek yoghurt is a smart snacking superstar Its protein and probiotics make it a tasty blood sugar-controller Layer Greek yoghurt, berries, and nuts for a parfait This is a tasty and healthy treat.
Greek Yogurt Parfait
Say cheese! Cheese is delicious and a great snack. Cheese releases energy slowly due to its protein and fat content. Tasteful and blood sugar-friendly snacks include natural cheeses and whole-grain crackers.
Eggs are nature's protein snack Portable and convenient, hard-boiled eggs make smart snacks They're versatile and can be seasoned to your liking, and the protein keeps you full.
For good reason, avocado toast has swept the culinary world Avocados' healthy fats stabilise blood sugar For a satisfying snack, spread mashed avocado on whole-grain toast and season with your favourite spices.
Berries—nature's candy! Choose blueberries, strawberries, or raspberries Berries are delicious and low-GI Their antioxidants, vitamins, and fibre make them a tasty and healthy snack.
Quinoa is great for snacks and meals Make mini quinoa cups with your favourite veggies and spices These protein- and fiber-packed bites are perfect for blood sugar control.
Miniature Quinoa Cups
Try tuna-topped cucumber slices This low-carb, high-protein option is refreshing and filling For extra flavour, squeeze lemon or add your favourite herbs.
Cucumber Slices with Tuna
Dark chocolate—you read correctly!
Choose premium dark chocolate with at least 70% cocoa. Dark chocolate can satisfy your sweet tooth without raising blood sugar. Keep moderation in mind.
Dark Chocolate Indulgence
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