• Maintaining adequate blood sugar control is much like keeping enough gas in your car so that it will run. If your car runs out of fuel, it will stall.

     

    Classic symptoms of a low blood sugar level are headaches, sweet cravings, nervousness and inability to think clearly.

     

    Here's a list of foods which could help your student keep up his or her thinking power:

    Eggs

    Milk

    Whole grain cereal

    Whole grain bread or toast

    Whole grain tortillas

    Beans, refried beans

    Low fat breakfast or turkey sausage

    Peanut butter

    Whole grain bread or toast

    Fruit or fruit juice

    Vegetables

    Handful of nuts

    Yogurt

    Cheese

    Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich

    Tuna sandwich

    Egg salad sandwich

    Meat sandwich

    Cheese sandwich

    Whole grain crackers

    Mozzarella sticks or cheese slices


    For more tips on healthy nutrition visit:

    http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/nutrition/index.htm