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Watch: This Easy Baked Fish Will Be A Hit At Dinner

Watch: This Easy Baked Fish Will Be A Hit At Dinner

Fish is high in protein and low in fat and carbs which makes it the perfect choice for a light dinner. This easy baked fish recipe is yummy, come together really quickly and won’t cause your blood glucose numbers to rise. Try it for dinner tonight!  

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How Much Weight Should You Gain During Pregnancy?

How Much Weight Should You Gain During Pregnancy?

Weight gain is expected and normal during pregnancy as your body grows, changes and adapts itself for bearing your baby, his/her growth and lactation. However, the weight you gain during pregnancy should only be enough to accommodate all these changes – excessive weight gain can put you and your baby at risk for health problems […]

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Embracing Sweetness-My 9 Months With Gestational Diabetes

Embracing Sweetness – My 9 Months With Gestational Diabetes

First time when I hit those high blood glucose numbers, I was running through my ninth month of pregnancy. My gestational diabetes was gone as soon as it was discovered, without much effort. Seven years later, I found myself again in my gynecologist’s office. I was pregnant for the second time. I was on cloud nine […]

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10 Ways To Say “See You Later” To Stress During Pregnancy

10 Ways To Say "See You Later" To Stress During Pregnancy

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 […]

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Watch: Low-Fat Zucchini Chips

Low Fat Zucchini Chips

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, […]

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Recovering After The Birth Of Your Baby

Recovering After Your Baby Is Born

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 […]

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Gestational Diabetes Diet: Healthy Pancakes To Brighten Your Breakfast

Gestational Diabetes Diet

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 […]

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Ready, Set, Test! What You need to Know About Blood Glucose Testing

Ready, Set, Test! What You need to Know About Blood Glucose Testing

Gestational Diabetes: Monitoring Your Glucose After you get diagnosed with gestational diabetes, your doctor will ask you to regularly check your blood glucose to monitor you and your baby. Your blood sugar will change throughout the day based on your diet and physical activity. Checking your blood glucose will help you and your doctor determine […]

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The Gestational Diabetes Diet – How And What To Eat

How And What To Eat During Gestational Diabetes

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 […]

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Sugar Free Recipes: 3 Ingredient Berry Pops!

Berry Pops

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 […]

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