From Washington, USA:
What are some "free" snacks that I can eat during the day?
Free foods are those that contain less than 20 calories. However if a snack has 18 calories and you eat 4 of them the food must be counted (especially if the calories come from carbohydrate) You do not mention if you are just concerned about carbohydrate free or calorie free. Raw vegetables are always good low calorie and low carbohydrate foods. Sugar-free jello and popsicles, Kool-Aid, dill pickles ( high in salt though, if that is a problem for you), sugar free soda, iced tea and coffee are all sugar free drinks as long as you do not add sugar. If calories are not the issue and you are mostly concerned about carbohydrate, most proteins may be consumed without affecting the blood sugar.
Original posting 21 May 1998
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:58
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