When you have diabetes, it may seem like you’re always hearing about what not to eat. Here’s some better news: tasty snack and dinner options that help you keep your carbs under control as you reset your goals for the New Year.
Eating the right amount of carbs spread out over the day helps keep glucose levels closer to normal. Along with getting regular exercise and taking medication as prescribed, it helps manage diabetes.
These wholesome snacks are low enough in carbs to fit almost any meal plan. Even better, children love them!
Less than 5 grams of carbs
10 to 20 grams of carbs
Children will love this healthy update of an old favorite.
Makes four servings. Serving size: One pita pizza
Each serving contains 275 calories, 5g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 32mg cholesterol, 486mg sodium, 7g fiber, 20g protein and 41 g total carbohydrate.
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These articles are not a substitute for medical advice, and are not intended to treat or cure any disease. Advances in medicine may cause this information to become outdated, invalid, or subject to debate. Professional opinions and interpretations of scientific literature may vary. Consult your healthcare professional before making changes to your diet, exercise, or medication regime.