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From Indulgence to Health: Nacho Crisp Swaps for Better Glucose Control

Written by Team Ultrahuman

Nov 01, 2022

Nacho crisps are everyone’s beloved snack. The base ingredient of processed corn flour in nachos can lead to hyperglycemia in individuals with glucose control issues. When swapped with optimised options, individuals can enjoy the snack without worrying about spiking their blood sugar levels.

Optimising Nacho Crisps for Better Glucose Control
• Use alternative almond or low-carb flour as a base for nacho crisps.
• You may add protein-rich toppings like chicken or tofu to slow down the release of glucose.
• Consider controlling portion sizes and avoiding overeating.
• For mid-day snack options, choose less processed snacks like homemade protein bars and handfuls of nuts.
• Consult FSG (Food guide system) for healthier and delicious snack options.

Nacho crisps are readily available popular snacks, but they are high in carbohydrates and have a high glycemic index, which can impact blood sugar levels. Regular intake may lead to other health consequences. However, there are ways to make this snack healthier. Using alternative snacking options like multigrain tortilla snacks for the crisps can help slow down the release of glucose. Understanding the effects of carbs and processed foods may give you reasons to choose a better option and lead to health and fitness.

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