Gestational Diabetes Diet

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The Best Gestational Diabetes Desserts

Gestational diabetes can be a daunting diagnosis for many when it comes to navigating dietary restrictions. Thankfully, indulging in a sweet treat doesn’t have to be off-limits with these gestational diabetes dessert tips. With the right ingredients and cooking techniques, you can prepare desserts that are not only safe for gestational diabetes but also delicious …

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The Best 20 Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

Whether you’re a football fan or a Swiftie, this year’s Super Bowl is something for everyone. If you have gestational diabetes this season or are watching carbs, fear not. Traditional Super Bowl food ideas tend to be high on carbs, but many healthy Super Bowl snack ideas are crowd-pleasers without the sugar rush.   In this …

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The Best Chocolate Avocado Pudding (Salted and Creamy!)

Have a sweet tooth and don’t know what to do about it? I have your solution: Salted Avocado Chocolate Pudding! This pudding is rich in antioxidant-loaded cacao and packed with the healthy benefits of avocado. This avocado pudding not only tastes rich and delicious, but it may keep your blood sugars balanced and promote overall …

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The Best Ways to Control Gestational Diabetes Naturally

An Evidence-Based Whole Food Approach to Gestational Diabetes Management Gestational diabetes is a common condition, with rates steadily increasing over the past few years. Gestational Diabetes is caused by placental hormones causing insulin resistance resulting in high blood sugar levels that impact a baby’s and mom’s health.  With the right treatment plan for gestational diabetes, …

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The 10 Best Low-Carb Crackers

10 Best Low Carb Crackers Low-carb crackers that taste good and balance your blood sugars can be tricky to find. During pregnancy, snacking on crackers can help with food aversions, nausea, and upset stomach. That’s why I’m diving into the best low-carb crackers for gestational diabetes in this blog. Low Carb Crakers for a Gestational …

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The 30 Best Snacks for Gestational Diabetes

Snacks for Gestational Diabetes Nutritious snacks for gestational diabetes can be a game changer in how your blood sugars look and how you feel during pregnancy. Gestational Diabetes snacks can be a powerful tool to promote a nutrient-dense prenatal diet, balance blood sugars,  and reduce stomach upset from the notorious pregnancy acid reflux.  The best …

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The Best Protein Shakes for Diabetics and Gestational Diabetics

Managing diabetes in pregnancy is not for the weak. During pregnancy, you may experience food aversions, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, and just plain discomfort. All these things can impact our nutrition and make it challenging to follow your gestational diabetes meal plan. This is where protein shakes for diabetics are an easy solution. Liquid foods are …

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The Easy, No Bake Pink Vegan Mini Cheesecake Recipe

Pink Mini Cheesecake Recipe Low-Carb Vegan These are, by far, one of my favorite no-sugar-added, gestational diabetes-friendly dessert recipes. This mini cheesecake recipe is NO BAKE, NO SUGAR ADDED, and contains ONLY whole food real ingredients! These mini cheesecakes are gestational diabetes friendly due to the high healthy fat content from walnuts, cashews, and coconut …

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The Best Gestational Diabetes 7-Day Meal Plan

The Best Gestational Diabetes 7-Day Meal Plan Eating a Healthy Meal Plan for a pregnancy with gestational diabetes is relatively simple. No need to stress that you won’t get enough calories or nutrients for you and your little one; this gestational diabetes meal plan highlights nutritious foods that are simple to meal prep even for …

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The Best Diet to  Prevent Gestational Diabetes

Research consistently shows following a Mediterranean diet before or during pregnancy reduces the risk and may prevent gestational diabetes by 15-38%. Gestational Diabetes is one of the most common complications associated with pregnancy. GDM is diabetes or sugar (glucose) intolerance that occurs for the first time during pregnancy. The condition occurs in 15-20% of pregnancies, and rates are rising.

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The Best Chickpea Cookie Dough Ever- Chocolate Chip

This chickpea cookie dough is a healthy blood sugar-friendly alternative to your typical refined flour. The collagen and beans add an extra protein boost, making these cookies a guilt-free gestational diabetes cookie treat. Perfect for those who love a chewy, chocolatey cookie without the traditional flour. The Benefits of Chickpea Cookie Dough Elevate your cookie …

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