Eggs are not just a breakfast food, they're also a filling, blood-sugar stabilizing snack that's low in calories.
"There are so many varieties available now and many include less than 1 gram of sugar but up to 16 grams of protein."
"Consuming protein, fat and fiber, which is found in fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grains, together slows down the absorption of carbohydrates that might be found in a food," she adds.
aIt makes total sense for diabetics because it's a whole grain packing dietary fiber and it's very low in calories, so you can munch on generous handfuls (as long as you don't drown it in melted butter).
If you can keep the number you eat to two or three, medjool dates can be a sweet and therapeutic snack for diabetics.
A bowl of rolled oats or steel-cut oats delivers 4 grams of dietary fiber, including a soluble fiber beta-glucan that's ideal for supporting metabolic health, according to researchers reporting in the Journal of Functional Foods.