A Bedtime Snack Prevents Overnight Blood Sugar Spike
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Fruits are carbohydrates, when eaten alone, can sometimes elevate blood sugar levels. Protein acts as a blood sugar stabilizer by balancing the carbohydrates so always have a carb and a protein together and try to have a low cal snack before bedtime so there is no overnight spike. Ideas below. Yogurt with 1/2 banana sliced. ..or
Celery Stick with Laughing Cow cheese...1 Graham Cracker with 1/2 apple, an orange and a mozzerella stick Appreciate more ideas
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I love to bake but most baked goods are crammed with sugar. I have been using Blue Agave and 1/3 less other liquids, such as milk, to make my baked goods better for my family without losing the sweetness.
Blue Agave is a natural low glycemic sweetener that is slowly absorbed into the body preventing blood sugar spikes.
Good snacks that can be eaten anytime for a diabetic should be moderate and low in salt and sugar but satisfying to regulate blood sugar levels..a bedtime snack to keep Blood Sugar level until morning should be peanut butter and crackers or peanut butter sandwich, milk, 2 breadstix and low fat cheese or milk and graham crackers are popular for Diabetics and is a good source of protein that won't skyrocket the sugar.
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