Snacking can be an important strategy for regulating blood sugar levels. Just make sure the snacks you choose are healthy and have a low-glycemic load. Keep several of these low-glycemic snacks on hand and you won't find yourself munching on popcorn or crackers.

  • Low-fat yogurt with a sprinkle of chopped nuts

  • Apple slices with an ounce of almonds

  • Low-fat string cheese

  • Bean dip or hummus with raw vegetables

  • Hard-boiled egg

  • Fresh fruit

  • Celery with peanut butter

  • Smoothie made with fresh fruit and milk or yogurt (okay to use soy or almond milk)