Control blood sugar with these foods

Looking for blood sugar-friendly snacks? Add avocados to the grocery list.

When trying to control your blood sugar in a pinch, it can get a bit tricky. It's especially important for diabetics to have proper snacks on hand so that they can maintain healthy levels. Along with picking the right foods, meals shouldn't be skipped and carbs should be enjoyed in moderation.1 Now, what foods are best for keeping blood sugar in line?

What to eat
When looking for a quick fix, consider grabbing:

  • Avocado: mash it up for guacamole
  • Hummus: dig in with veggies – especially carrots – and whole grain crackers2
  • Nuts: walnuts, pecans, cashews, pistachios
  • Peanut butter on sourdough bread

In addition to keeping these snack ideas in mind, consider blood sugar-friendly foods when it comes time to make breakfast, lunch and dinner. Key ingredients?3

  • Brown rice
  • Chia seeds
  • Eggs
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Cinnamon
  • Garlic
  • Lentils
  • Onions
  • Whole grain pasta

Medex supply provides diabetics with necessary supplies for managing their symptoms, including insulin syringes and diabetic socks.

1 WebMD, "Eating to control diabetes and blood sugar" October 14, 2013
2 Sharecare, "10 best foods for diabetes and blood sugar"
3 Reader's Digest, "20+ foods for better blood sugar"

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