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What You Need To Know About Grains With Diabetes

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Grains are an important part of our diet but are we eating the right kind? Don’t miss out on those good-for-you parts! Go for the whole grains!  

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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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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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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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5 Safe Exercises For Gestational Diabetes In Pregnancy

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Exercise is a great way to keep your blood glucose level within a normal range during gestational diabetes in pregnancy . Once your doctor gives you the go ahead to exercise during pregnancy, you should try to be active for at least 30 minutes a day and you can break that time into smaller 7-10 […]

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Katie’s Tips For Dealing With Gestational Diabetes

Dealing With Gestational Diabetes

This article was written by Katie Collins Up until two and a half years ago I had no idea what diabetes was. It didn’t affect me or my family. To be honest it just wasn’t something I thought about. Then in 2013 at 20 weeks pregnant a random blood test showed that my blood sugar […]

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