I exercise at the YMCA between 10am to 12pm. Is there a good snack that will hold me over to lunchtime? I am a type 1 diabetic.
Q: I exercise at the YMCA between 10am to 12pm. Is there a good snack that will hold me over to lunchtime? I am a type 1 diabetic.
Start out by having a good breakfast with plenty of protein, calories, and a small amount of carbs, such as a vegetable and cheese omelet with a side of berries. Nuts are a great portable snack to take to the gym, and the amount to eat should be based on your hunger and the intensity of physical activity performed. Always make sure to bring glucose tablets or another fast-acting carb source in case your blood sugar drops during or after exercising.
Answered By dLife Expert: Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE
Certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian living in Southern California.
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