Advertisement

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

1. An apple
iStock

Make sure you eat it with the skin to get the full benefits.

2. Whole wheat crackers

2. Whole wheat crackers
iStock

Spread a few with peanut butter and enjoy.

3. Baby carrots

3. Baby carrots
iStock

Dip them in a little low-fat sour cream for a healthy, low-glycaemic snack.

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.

4. Walnuts or almonds

4. Walnuts or almonds
iStock

Snack on either or both in a small handful.

5. Low-fat yoghurt

5. Low-fat yoghurt
iStock

Sprinkle a portion with fresh fruit or bran cereal for extra fibre.

6. A toasted whole-wheat pita

6. A toasted whole-wheat pita
Wikipedia

You can snack on it with a scoop of a protein-rich bean dip.

Advertisement

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.

7. Soybeans

7. Soybeans
iStock

Pop out of the pods, and sprinkle with a little salt.

8. Popcorn

8. Popcorn
Pixabay

But make this snack in an air popper versus from the microwave, or with additional toppings.

9. Dried apricots

9. Dried apricots
Pixabay

Make a snack-sized serving of no more than 1/3 cup.

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.

10. Eggs

10. Eggs
Pixabay

Great for on the go, a hard-boiled egg makes a satisfying low-glycaemic snack.

Never miss a deal again - sign up now!

Connect with us:

Philippines lockdown update:
Please be advised that due to the current lockdown in the Philippines, we hope to have the April print issue available by the middle of July, and the May, June and July issues available by the end of July, but this is dependent on when local lockdown restrictions are lifted. We sincerely apologise for this inconvenience. Thank you and stay safe!
– The Reader’s Digest team