Good Bedtime Snack For Diabetics

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Healthy Snack Ideas For People With Type 2 Diabetes Small Snacks

Healthy snack ideas for people with type 2 diabetes Small Snacks If you have type 2 diabetes, a snack can help you manage your blood glucose levels. If your Registered Dietitian suggests that a small snack fits into your diabetes meal plan, youll find many healthy ideas below. Your snack choices should be based on the four food groups in Canadas Food Guide . The amount of carbohydrate in your snack is very important since carbohydrate-rich foods make the biggest difference to blood glucose levels. Smaller snacks should have about 15 grams of carbohydrate. This is the amount found in one slice of bread or one small apple. Carbohydrates are also found in sugary sweets like pastries, chocolate bars and candy. Because they are not very nutritious, they should be chosen less often, if at all. Heres a good rule to remember when choosing carbohydrate -rich foods: Choose more vegetables, fruit, legumes and whole grains like oats , barley, brown rice and whole wheat. Choose fewer products that are made from sugar, white flour and white rice. The smaller snacks listed below have about 15 grams of carbohydrate each. They each have 85-150 calories. Your eating plan may include a snack in the Continue reading >>

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  1. shanlash

    I usually eat a bowl of special k with protein and unsweet almond milk. I have good numbers when I wake up early around 5:45 but the mornings I sleep in to 8am or 9am they are in the 100 range. I am still playing around with the bedtime snacks.

  2. jkalley

    For me, the only thing that seems to help at night is certain Greek yogurts.

    I found 1 that 6g carbs and 8g protein and when I eat that, my numbers are good in the am.

  3. rstr2017

    i have mostly protein and very little to no carb at bedtime. i also seem to do best fasting for 8hrs instead of 10 or more.

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