Probably one of the most popular fruits out there with plenty of nutrients, apple is high in fibre and has a low glycaemic index making it a great diabetic snack. A 2019 study cited in the Nutrients journal found that eating an apple before a rice meal reduced the subsequent increase in blood sugar levels by 50%. A great way to keep that sweet tooth of yours satisfied, try pairing them with a sprinkle of cinnamon or some peanut butter.
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At the end of the day, it is important to note that there are plenty of healthy snack options to choose from if you have diabetes. A good rule of thumb is to choose foods that are high in protein, fibre and healthy fats – all of which are known to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels. It is important to remember that balance is key, and your diet should be complemented with an active lifestyle that includes exercise as well.