The 10 Best High-Protein Snacks for People with Diabetes, According to a Dietitian

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Greek Yogurt

Low in carbohydrates and high in protein, Greek yogurt is an excellent  snack choice. Opt for plain, unsweetened varieties to avoid added sugars.

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Nuts and Seeds

Almonds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, and chia seeds are high in protein, healthy fats, and fiber.

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Hard-Boiled Eggs

Eggs are a great source of protein and various nutrients. Hard-boiled  eggs make a convenient and portable snack option for people with  diabetes.

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Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese is rich in protein and relatively low in carbs. It can be  paired with fruits (like berries) or vegetables for added taste and  nutrients.

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Turkey

Deli turkey or chicken breast slices are lean sources of protein.  Ensure they're minimally processed and without added sugars or  high-sodium seasonings.

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Hummus with Veggies

Hummus made from chickpeas is a good source of protein and fiber. Pair  it with sliced vegetables like cucumber, bell peppers, or carrot sticks  for a tasty and balanced snack.

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Edamame

These young, green soybeans are a good source of plant-based protein.  Enjoy them boiled or steamed with a sprinkle of salt for a satisfying  snack.

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Single-serve tuna or salmon pouches are convenient, protein-rich snacks.   They're easy to carry and can be consumed on their own or paired with  whole grain crackers or veggies.

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Protein Bars

Choose diabetes-friendly bars: low-carb, high-protein, minimal sugars, check fiber balance in labels for stable blood sugar.

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String Cheese

String cheese or individually wrapped cheese portions are convenient and provide protein and calcium.

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