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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!
Like most holidays, food holds a great importance in Thanksgiving as well. Your family may already be making plans for what the Thanksgiving menu will look like – turkey, mashed potatoes, yams, green beans, casseroles – the list goes on! But most of these foods are high in calories and may also contain a lot […]
Eating snack regularly during gestational diabetes can help you to avoid hypoglycaemia and also prevents you from over eating during your main meals. Here’s a reference for snacking with gestational diabetes:
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!
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]