Seeds are an excellent snack for diabetics! They pack a nutritional punch that includes healthy oils and fats as well as fiber and protein. One can keep a container of unsalted sunflower seeds at their desk with a plastic spoon in it so a mouthful can be eaten whenever a pick me up is needed. For people with diabetes, it is important to check your glucose level after heavy exercise.... FULL ARTICLE @ http://www.diabetes-matters.com/what-everyone-should-know-about-living-with-diabetes-2/
Protein has an important part in our recovery process. The foods that you eat in the first hour of recovery are essential to getting you on the road to your next workout or race. It is recommended to eat carbohydrates and protein in the 4:1 ratio within the first 30 to 60 minutes after a race or long run. That is, eat 4 grams of carbohydrates to 1 gram of protein. But how will you get your protein? From which source? Check your Protein IQ!