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Which snacks are people eating between meals?

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by StuOnTwo, Jul 5, 2020.

  1. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    Got any links to this please?
     
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  2. Lizzie2

    Lizzie2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If you’ve got a blood sugar meter then test before and 1.5-2 hours after your porridge and see what your blood sugar is like, if it’s ok then that’s good but if it’s high I’d ditch the porridge.

    Its very sad but I find anything containing any sort of grain - plus the usual culprits - makes my blood sugars soar.
     
  3. Craigmartin

    Craigmartin Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    For something sweet I have few strawberries with greek yoghurt with honey but if hungry during day have a few boiled eggs ready and also the cheap fish sticks from supermarket although they have fair bit of salt added but if times an issue they are substantial enough to do a job.
     
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  4. Bodewhin

    Bodewhin Type 2 · Member

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    I have a square of 85% dark chocolate, sometimes with some almond butter on top if I want a sweet snack. I also try and distract the craving with some herbal tea or diet soda.
     
  5. Tannedhaggis

    Tannedhaggis · Well-Known Member

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    My go to snacks are; Parmesan wisps, wagyu Beef burger with melted American cheese cut into a small pieces, paleo granola and the Noshu sugar free cake range. Each week I make up a sugar free jelly and substitute half the water with cream.
     
  6. stu60

    stu60 Type 2 · Active Member

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    I have read similar regarding dairy, I think the old saying of everything in moderation holds true unless you discover Something is doing you harm or you are allergic etc. The thing I find is that there are many conflicting studies and you need to read between the lines as to the authors' standpoint, not always easy, unfortunately a lot of science today seems to be agenda driven and not helped by the MSM. For the record my snacking tends to be olives, cheese, cold meats, pork scratchings.
     
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  7. resander

    resander Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My snacks at the moment:
    Instant Nescafe + 3tbsp double cream (0.8g carb) OR
    100g Greek full fat yogurt (3.8g carb) + 50g raspberries (2.5g carb)
     
  8. Parisemo

    Parisemo Type 1 · Active Member

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    I never snack, unless my blood sugar drops. Normally I eat 3 meals a day.
     
  9. CarlTorode

    CarlTorode Type 1 · Member

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    Hummus & carrot sticks. Hummus is about 5-6g per 50g serving. Carrots are 7g per 100g.
     
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  10. boltonw1

    boltonw1 · Newbie

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    Hi I also have sugar cravings so i make a tasty salad using natural yoghurt, celery, granny smith apples and raisins. It really helps me !
     
  11. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    (Pssst.. Apples and raisins are loaded with sugar. That's why it scratches the itch, but it's not in a way that'll help you in the long run. Full fat greek yoghurt is less carb-heavy than other yoghurts too. ;) )
     
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  12. Hotpepper20000

    Hotpepper20000 · Well-Known Member

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    I’m the same way.
     
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