Cheese: filling, low-carb, tasty! 1oz Cheddar = 115 cal, 7g protein, 9g fat, 180mg sodium. Dairy lowers type 2 diabetes risk (Advances in Nutrition '19).
Nuts: Ideal snack for diabetes - low-carb, high-fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, and protein. May aid blood sugar & weight management.
"Boost protein with nut butter & veggies/fruits for a filling snack! 1 tbsp PB: 4g protein, 8g fat, 1g fiber. Choose low-sugar, low-sodium option."
Sunflower seeds: Rich in protein, fat, fiber (3g protein, 7g fat, 2g fiber per ounce). Research suggests they may lower glucose levels in type 2 diabetes.
Edamame: Nutritious snack for diabetes. Complete plant-based protein with 18g protein, 12g fat, 14g carbs, and 8g fiber per cup. Easy to prepare.
"Healthy hard-boiled eggs: low-carb, high-protein snack, improves insulin sensitivity. Pair with veggies for fiber & fullness. #DiabetesFriendly"
"Crave something sweet? Try Greek yogurt - rich in nutrients, supports muscles & bones. 20g protein, 8g carbs/7oz. Add fruits & walnuts!"