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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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Watch: 4 Ingredients Is All You Need For This Delicious Smoothie

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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 […]


Gestational Diabetes Recipes: 30 Minute Chicken and Veggie Bake

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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.  


9 Ways To Maintain Normal Blood Glucose Levels While Eating Out

Normal Blood Glucose Levels

Probably the worst kind of high, blood glucose spikes, are a common by-product of an unadulterated food binge. High calorie and carb foods can cause your blood glucose to shoot up and that’s not something you want with gestational diabetes. Maintaining normal blood glucose levels isn’t easy but it has to be done! No matter […]


Gestational Diabetes Diet: Grilled Halloumi Salad

Diabetes Diet

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 […]


Gestational Diabetes Recipes: Try This Soul Warming Soup

Soup Recipes

Need ideas for meat free weekday recipes? This one pot minestrone soup is the perfect option. Loaded with veggies, it’ll fill you up without adding extra calories. You can make a big batch and portion it for the week.