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Always Have Protein With Your Snacks

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The dietitian at the office says that including protein with all your meals and snacks helps control blood sugar. I have tried it and it seems to keep my energy level more stable... which is great! If you eat just fruit, for example, she says your blood sugar goes up, and then your body produces insulin to lower it, and then it may be too low and you feel like low energy... she says combining with protein prevents that.

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For example, don't have just fruit as a snack... always have some almonds, yogurt, cottage cheese, peanut butter, or a cheese stick with your fruit. A few days ago I tried grapes with peanut butter and I absolutely loved it.

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  • That's why I've always eat low carb (not no carb) I find the protein at every meal and lots of vegetables with small protein snacks is the secret to success. emoticon - by MAMA_CD
  • Hey, this kind of explains better : )
    http://www.dailyspark.c
    om/blog.asp?post=are_all
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    from DailySpark.com.
    - by DALIXIA
  • To answer NETGNAL's question, Mostly cheese sticks, cottage cheese, yogurt, almonds or peanut butter. My snack of choice is celery sticks with peanut butter : ) - by DALIXIA
  • Apples and peanut butter are yummy also--any fruit with peanut butter has been a great snack for me!!! Thanks for sharing! - by TISSEVAN
  • What kinds of proteins do you include in your snacks? - by NETGNAL
  • I guess I discovered that one on my own, cheese sticks and almonds are my protein of choice.... - by GEERACE

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