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Low-glycaemic foods are often rich in fibre, protein, or fat, though it’s not smart to eat fatty foods just for the sake of your blood sugar unless those fats are “good” (unsaturated) fats.

1. An apple

1. An apple
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Make sure you eat it with the skin to get the full benefits.

2. Whole wheat crackers

2. Whole wheat crackers
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Spread a few with peanut butter and enjoy.

3. Baby carrots

3. Baby carrots
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Dip them in a little low-fat sour cream for a healthy, low-glycaemic snack.

4. Walnuts or almonds

4. Walnuts or almonds
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Snack on either or both in a small handful.

5. Low-fat yoghurt

5. Low-fat yoghurt
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Sprinkle a portion with fresh fruit or bran cereal for extra fibre.

6. A toasted whole-wheat pita

6. A toasted whole-wheat pita
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You can snack on it with a scoop of a protein-rich bean dip.

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7. Soybeans

7. Soybeans
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Pop out of the pods, and sprinkle with a little salt.

8. Popcorn

8. Popcorn
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But make this snack in an air popper versus from the microwave, or with additional toppings.

9. Dried apricots

9. Dried apricots
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Make a snack-sized serving of no more than 1/3 cup.

10. Eggs

10. Eggs
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Great for on the go, a hard-boiled egg makes a satisfying low-glycaemic snack.

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