reach for a bite if you are going several hours between meals and
need to keep your blood sugar from falling, or to keep you from
getting too hungry (which inevitably will set you up to overeat at
your next meal).
with a snack-sized portion, not a mini-meal. Aim for 100-200
calories total in your snack, or slightly more if you are very
for foods that fill in nutritional gaps. "Most people don't get
enough fruits and vegetables, so every meal and snack can be an
opportunity to fix this problem," says Weisenberger.
snacks that contain both protein and fiber, two ingredients that
will fill you up and keep you satisfied until your next meal.
you are munching because you are hungry but your blood glucose is at
target or even high, choose a snack that is low in carbohydrates to
keep your blood sugar from going any higher.
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