A list of recommended snacks for people with diabetes

When you have diabetes, foods with high levels of sugar should not be part of your diet. When you have cravings for something sweet, it is advisable to take healthy snacks.

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They include;


This is the best substitute for a crunchy craving for wheat products like biscuits and cookies. They have calories hence cannot lead to weight increase especially the unsalted nuts. Almonds can also be taken as they also do not have sugars.

Whole grain products

The whole grains also play a role in maintaining the required blood sugar levels and cholesterol. They also prevent cases of getting blood pressure.

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Pop corns

The natural pop corns are a great source of fiber. This is generally essential in the body as it prevents constipation.

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Fruits and Vegetables

Vegetables provide the body with a lot of nutrients and vitamins hence are nutritious to the body. Use them when making salads and spice them with vinegar. Fruits and vegetables are the best ingredients for making smoothies.

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This is the best snack for proteins production to the body. Studies shows that persons who want to lose weight should consume eggs as part of their diet.

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Plain yogurt

Plain yogurt is recommended at it has no sugars, because of its natural form of energy.

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Salads are essential to the body as they supply it with natural and essential nutrients and vitamins. They help the body in building strong immunity.

Non-fat cheese

This plays a role in stabilizing the levels of body sugars and also reducing the thirst/ hunger more frequently.

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Rice cakes

Rice cakes have low carbs hence the best for diabetic people to eat.

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5 early warning signs and symptoms of Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition that impairs the body’s ability to process blood sugar and causes the blood sugar levels to become too high.

Even though Diabetes can be controlled, it is a long life meaning that it lasts a lifetime.

Overtime or when detected late, diabetes may lead to blindness and other kidney related problems which may interfere or damage the vessels in your body.

Below we are highlighting some of the signs one may detect could lead to diabetes.

1. Dehydration

Dehydration happens when you lose more fluids from your body than the consumption.

Could be from sweating too much or using the washrooms a lot as well. When this abnormality starts happening, it is advisable that you start seeing your doctor as soon as possible.


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2. Nausea

Nausea is caused by a discomfort from your stomach which may lead to vommiting.

This is one of the signs and symptoms that occur when diabetes is detected, thus when the feeling of nausea does not stop, it is advisable to see a doctor.


3. Weight loss

What diabetes does is that it leads to insufficient insulin which prevents the body from accessing glucose thus resulting to burning fat and muscle for energy.

This may lead to loss and reduction of body weight.

When this becomes a symptom, it is advisable  to visit a doctor for consultation.


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4. Wounds that do not heal quickly

A wound that does not heal in a period of like four weeks is generally a non healing wound.

If this happens its is normally because of conditions that are happening in you body tissues that have not been addressed. When this happens, it could be a symptom of Diabetes that may need special attention.


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5. Exhaution

Diabetes on most occasions may linked to fatigue.

People who experience fatigue could be due to low blood glucose levels thus, blood glucose testing  could determine how high or low your sugars are.

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