Pediatric Endocrinology

Managing Diabetes: Healthy Snack Ideas

Fruits: 15 Grams of Carbohydrate Serving Size
Apple 1 small
Apple Juice or Orange Juice 1/2 cup
Banana 1/2
Grapes 17
Nectarine 1 small
Orange 1 small
Melon 1/3 cantaloupe
Peach 1 small
Raisins 2 Tbsp.
Grains/Breads: 15 Grams of Carbohydrate Serving Size
Animal crackers 8
Bagel 1/2 small
Cold cereal (unsweetened) 3/4 cup
Ginger snaps 3
Graham crackers 3 squares
Granola bar 1
Lorna Doone cookies 4 small or 3 large
Muffin 1 homemade size
Pita bread 1/2 (4-6" diameter)
Pretzels 12 nuggets or 4 twists
Rice cakes 2 large or 5 small
Ritz crackers or saltines 6
Teddy Grahams 15
Vanilla wafers 6
Wheat crackers 12 thin or 6 square
Wheat bread 1 slice
Meats/Protein: 0 Grams of Carbohydrate and Have Protein and Fat Serving Size
American cheese 1 ounce
Cheese stick 1
Ham, turkey 1 slice
Hard boiled egg 1
Low-fat cheese 1 ounce
Peanut butter 1 Tbsp.
Peanuts, nuts 1/4 cup
Milk: 12 Grams of Carbohydrate and 8 Grams of Protein Serving Size
Skim, 1%, or 2% milk 1 cup

 

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Rochester, NY 14642
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