It is a universal truth that what we eat will impact our health and well-being in a very profound way. The nutrients we take in will fuel us through our busy days, wherever those days end up taking us. So, for all of us, eating the right foods is absolutely essential. For those of us with diabetes, finding a quick food for on-the-go snacking can be a bit tricky. As we know, people with diabetes must be extra careful with their food intake as they need to work diligently to manage their blood sugar levels. Diabetic snacks should be high in protein and healthy fats. 

If you have diabetes, your body needs these nutrients to keep your blood sugar levels under control. Diabetics know well that their overall health and diet are key to managing their diabetes. And, diabetics who eat a balanced and well-planned diet and make time to exercise can maintain a healthy and active lifestyle! So, what are some of the best snacks for diabetics?

What the Best Diabetic Snacks Contain

  • Protein – Beef sticks are excellent diabetic snacks. People with diabetes can enjoy these extremely convenient and delicious snacks as part of a healthy diet. A major reason beef sticks make terrific snacks for diabetics is that they are high in protein and low in carbohydrates. 
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids – At Sweetwood Smokehouse, our FATTY Smoked Meat Sticks are made in America in small batches with all-natural ingredients using premium Grass-Fed Beef and Antibiotic-and-Hormone-Free Pork. This is extremely important when thinking about snacks for diabetics. Grass-Fed Beef is higher in omega-3 fatty acids, which are key in keeping blood sugar levels stable.  In addition, Sweetwood’s FATTY Smoked Meat Sticks make good diabetic snacks in that they are high in lean protein and low in carbohydrates. For example, each 2 oz Original Flavor FATTY Smoked Meat Stick offers a whopping 13g of lean protein and just 2g total carbs.

What are your go-to diabetic snacks? Stock up on some smooth, smoky, delicious, all-natural meat sticks from Sweetwood Smokehouse now.