One of the challenges a diabetic faces is planning the meals. Avoid carbs means a lot of regular food goes off the table. Most snacks are now off-limits. But, how about nuts?
While they are touted as a good snack alternative, do they have any other benefits apart from the carbs angle? Nutritionist Dr Jagmeet Madan explains all the health benefits of a diabetics can gain if they include nuts as snacks, as well as, how to modify your daily diet if you include nuts so as to get maximum benefit.
Picture credit for photos used in video:
Almonds – Christina – https://www.freeimages.com/photo/almonds-1514666
Walnuts – Kerem Yucel – https://www.freeimages.com/photo/walnut-1549176
Cashews – Bethan Hazell – https://www.freeimages.com/photo/cashews-1502157
Pistachios – Paweł Zawistowski – https://www.freeimages.com/photo/pistachioes-1323455
Flax seeds – Roi Pihlaja – https://www.freeimages.com/photo/flax-seeds-1164684
Sunflower seeds – niki michailov – https://www.freeimages.com/photo/sunflower-seeds-4-1465809
Chia seeds – Magister Mathematicae – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Semillas_de_Ch%C3%ADa.jpg