Product Roundup: Snacking With Diabetes

Looking for healthy snacks for people with diabetes? Check out this roundup of some our favorite items that can be found on Amazon.


Cusa Tea Premium Instant Tea

If you’re looking for a delicious, healthy beverage that is free from calories and carbs, reach for a stick of Cusa Tea. Tea has a number of health benefits that might just benefit your diabetes. For example, research shows that tea — black, white and green — may improve insulin sensitivity, thanks to substances found in tea called polyphenols. This, in turn can make it easier to get and keep your blood sugars within your target range. Cusa Tea bypasses the need to steep. Simply tear open a “stick,” pour it into your favorite mug, and add hot or cold water. You’ll have a delicious, nutritious tea in seconds — literally.

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Bare Baked Crunchy Sea Salt Beet Chips

Maybe eating beets really isn’t for you — after all, they can be a little messy. Or maybe you can’t get your fill of beets. In either case, give Bare Sea Salt Beet Chips a try. These beet chips are the real deal: they’re made from beets that are baked (not fried), and they’re free from fat, gluten, dairy, GMOs, and preservatives. One serving contains 140 calories, 29 grams of carbohydrate, 4 grams of protein, and 8 grams of fiber. Plus, they’re loaded with potassium, a nutrient important for keeping your blood pressure at a healthy level. Bare Baked Crunchy Sea Salt Beet Chips make a great snack or appetizer, and they’re a perfect way to fit more veggies into your eating plan. Beets, pure and simple.

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Viva Naturals Organic Chia Seeds

Curious about chia? Reach for a bag of Viva Naturals Organic Chia Seeds. Packed with nutrition, one tablespoon of these “super seeds” contains just 60 calories and 5 grams of carbohydrate, as well as 4 grams of fiber. Sprinkle them into your oatmeal or favorite smoothie recipe, whip up a batch of chia pudding, or stir some into your stir-fry — the possibilities are endless! Viva Naturals Chia Seeds are organic, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, and non-GMO, and are grown by experienced farmers. Available in one- and two-pound bags, these chia seeds are your go-to super food for overall health.

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