8 Healthy Snacks To Keep Your Blood Sugar Stable
We all know that at times, our modern lives get so busy, and that makes it hard to find time to figure out a healthy snack. But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise your health by settling for junk food! Healthy snacks are important for those in-between meal moments because they:
- Sustain your energy from meal to meal
- Stabilize your blood sugar
- Keep your mood steady and focus sharp
So how do I know what to look out for in healthy, on-the-go snacks?
- Raw veggies—slices of raw veggies are loaded with vitamins and minerals: Choose organic veggies where possible and cut the morning of to maintain their maximum nutrients instead of buying pre-cut slices in a bag.
- Nuts—an excellent source of high protein: Look for raw or dry roasted and stay away from nuts with additives like vegetable oil and salt as these can turn rancid if they sit in a bag in a store.
- Fruit—packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants: Look for organic fruit like blueberries packed with antioxidants, bananas packed with potassium and oranges loaded with Vitamin C.
- Yogurt—high in protein and good source of healthy fats: Look for full-fat, organic, grass-fed yogurts that are low in sugar and ones that do not contain artificial flavors or sweeteners like corn syrup.
- Hard boiled eggs— high source of protein and will keep your blood sugars level: Boil them the night before and throw a couple in your bag.
- Trail Mix—packed with a combo of proteins and sugars to increase your energy: Look for a mix that doesn’t contain added vegetable oil and salt or buy a variety of nuts, seeds, raisins and cranberries at the health store to mix yourself.
- Seeds— pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds are high in sources of vegetable protein. Look for raw seeds wherever possible. You can find them in the bulk food section.
- Energy bars—a much healthier and nutritious alternative to chocolate bars: Avoid brands with soy protein isolate and look for brands that contain over 10 grams of whey protein, hemp protein or pea protein.
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