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10 great hassle free low-glycaemic snacks

10 great hassle free low-glycaemic snacks

Low-glycaemic foods are often rich in fibre, protein, or fat, though it’s not smart to eat fatty foods just for the sake of your blood sugar unless those fats are “good” (unsaturated) fats.

1. An apple
Make sure you eat it with the skin to get the full benefits.
2. Whole wheat crackers
Spread a few with peanut butter and enjoy.
3. Baby carrots
Dip them in a little low-fat sour cream for a healthy, low-glycaemic snack.
4. Walnuts or almonds
Snack on either or both in a small handful.
5. Low-fat yoghurt
Sprinkle a portion with fresh fruit or bran cereal for extra fibre.
6. A toasted whole-wheat pita
You can snack on it with a scoop of a protein-rich bean dip.
7. Soybeans
Pop out of the pods, and sprinkle with a little salt.
8. Popcorn
But make this snack in an air popper versus from the microwave, or with additional toppings.
9. Dried apricots
Make a snack-sized serving of no more than 1/3 cup.
10. Eggs
Great for on the go, a hard-boiled egg makes a satisfying low-glycaemic snack.

Written by Diane Dragan. This article first appeared in Reader’s Digest. For more of what you love from the world’s best-loved magazine, here’s our best subscription offer.