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It’s normal to feel stress about all the changes going on in your life and your body during pregnancy. Pregnancy with gestational diabetes can be even more stressful given how you must closely monitor your blood glucose and its effects on you and your baby. A little bit of stress can even be good. It […]
If you’re low fat craving chips,we’ve got you covered! Zucchini chips are a great low-fat alternative to chips. They’re baked not fried and a great low carb way to snack during the day. What you need 2 cups zucchini cut into 1/4 inch thick circles 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/4 cup parmesan 1/4 teaspoons of salt, […]
Your gestational diabetes will most likely go away after you give birth to your baby. Unless you actually have diabetes, you probably won’t need to continue checking your blood glucose after your baby is born. However, it’s up to you to take some extra steps to ensure that your gestational diabetes does not develop into […]
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it’s important to start off on a nutritious note. However if you’re sick of eggs and cereal in your gestational diabetes diet, give these healthy pancakes a try. They contain no added sugar and take around 10 minutes to whip up! What you need 2 […]
Expectant mothers are often told to “eat for two”. However, eating for two can in fact increase your risk for developing gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, excessive weight gain and backaches. Pregnant women should only add around 300-400 more calories per day to their diet and especially those diagnosed with gestational diabetes should focus on […]
Ice cream may be a no-no for you right now with gestational diabetes but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a frozen treat when you’re craving one. One of the easiest sugar free recipes, try these delicious low fat frozen banana and berry pops – they’re the perfect snack or dessert option which won’t take you over […]
If you’re diagnosed with gestational diabetes, you may have to give up your favorite drinks. We have got you covered with this nutritious smoothie which takes literally minutes to whip up and is super delicious! What you need 1 kiwi, 1 banana, 1 cup greek yogurt, 1 teaspoon of chia seeds (un-soaked or soaked both […]
Looking for some gestational diabetes recipes? Skin less chicken breast is a great source of protein and a great option for whipping up a quick healthy meal. This easy chicken and veggie bake is an easy and yummy way to get your protein fill for the day.
If you’re sick of grilled chicken and fish in your gestational diabetes diet, try this delicious grilled halloumi and beetroot salad to add a fancy twist to your lunch. Use your favourite greens and don’t forget the walnuts – they add a healthy crunch! What You Need 1 slice of Halloumi cheese 1/2 cup sliced beetroot […]
Soda and other sugary drinks are a no-no with gestational diabetes but that doesn’t mean the only option you have left is water. Try out some of these healthier drink options for a change.