When assessing the potential downsides of dietary changes, it's important to consider a variety of factors regarding the food, its effects and the individual, according to MedicineNet. While certain foods may be associat... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Snacks containing less than 5 grams of carbohydrates for diabetics include 15 almonds; three celery sticks and 1 tablespoon of peanut butter; five baby carrots; or five cherry tomatoes and 1 tablespoon of ranch dressing,... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Snacks suitable for a diabetic diet include almonds, cherry tomatoes, carrots, whole wheat crackers and rice cakes in appropriate portions, suggests the American Diabetes Association. In general, whole grains, fruits and... More » Health Nutrition & Diets
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