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What are some healthy snack options for diabetics?

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Healthy snack ideas for diabetics include 15 almonds, one hard-boiled egg, 1/4 of a cup of fresh blueberries, one frozen sugar-free Popsicle and 1 cup of light popcorn, as suggested by the American Diabetes Association. Other options are eight green olives, five baby carrots, and one small apple or orange.

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What are some healthy snack options for diabetics?
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The ideal snack for a diabetic contains 15 to 30 grams of carbohydrates, according to Healthline, which offers a recipe for a tasty trail mix. To make the mix, combine 1 cup of roasted peanuts, one cup of raw or roasted almonds, one cup of pumpkin seeds, 2 ounces of unsweetened coconut and 1/2 a cup of raisins or currants. This recipe makes 16 one quarter servings.

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