Back to School: Low Carb Snacks for Kids

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Healthy snacks are great for everyone. But they are especially important for children with diabetes. Proper snacking can provide energy between meals and help manage blood sugar levels.

What Makes a Snack Diabetes-Friendly?

Snacks can supply a significant amount of your child's daily calories, so make them count!

Feed your little ones something that's low-carb and packed with nutrients:

 ≤ 15 carbs

≤ 200 calories

 Protein to support growth & satiety

Fiber to aid digestion & stunt BG spikes

 Vitamins and minerals for overall health

I Don't Have Time to Make Snacks

No time? No problem. Low carb, nutrient dense options that don't require prep do exist! Here's a roundup of 17 store-bought, diabetes-friendly nibbles you'll feel good about putting in your kid's lunchbox.

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Andrea Lagotte
Aug 07, 2019

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