Gestational Diabetes Diet

The Best Low Carb Tortilla Chips

A Crunchy and Salty Snack for Your Low-Carb Diet Finding satisfying crunchy salty snacks can be challenging if you’re watching carb intake. Tortilla chips, a favorite for many, often don’t make the cut due to their high carbohydrate content. However, low-carb tortilla chips are an excellent alternative that allows you to enjoy your favorite snacks …

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The Best Baby Shower Menu- Gestational Diabetes Edition

The Ultimate Baby Shower Menu for Gestational Diabetes Moms Pregnancy is a time of joy and excitement with family and friends. Do not let following a gestational diabetes diet ruin your time to celebrate. Throwing a gestational diabetes baby shower full of blood sugar-friendly foods that guests and the mama-to-be can enjoy is pretty simple …

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The Best Protein Bagels with Caramelized Vidalia Onions

Missing your bagels but watching carbs? I have the solution for you!  This air fryer protein bagel recipe with caramelized Vidalia onions has all the fluffy goodness and taste without the carb overload. I’m thrilled that it’s Vidalia onion season. These onions, with their unique sweetness and high fiber content, are a culinary delight. Grown …

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10 Best Gestational Diabetes Breakfast Options to Grab and Go

Gestational Breakfast Ideas to Grab and Go A high-protein breakfast is essential in pregnancy, with protein needs ranging from 1.2 to 1.52 grams per kilogram of body weight, depending on the trimester (1). It can be a challenge to get that much protein. Especially when many easy breakfasts, like toast, muffins, cereal, and oatmeal, are …

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The Best Gestational Diabetes Dinner Ideas

10 Gestational Diabetes Dinner Ideas- Great for Prenatal Nutrition Gestational diabetes affects over 1 in 10 women during pregnancy (1). Planning meals to help control your blood sugars can feel daunting, especially at dinner time. In this blog, we’re making life a little easier by reviewing easy gestational diabetes-friendly dinner ideas. Creating the Ideal Gestational …

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Foods to Avoid with Gestational Diabetes

The overnight switch to a gestational diabetes diet can be overwhelming. Thankfully, you have support, whether it is your care team or my Better Pregnancy Gestational Diabetes Course, blogs, and social media. We got you! I am commonly asked what foods to avoid with gestational diabetes. The answer is very individual. While sugary cakes, cookies, …

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The Best Gestational Diabetes Bedtime Snacks 

Managing gestational diabetes can be challenging, especially when it comes to maintaining stable blood sugar levels overnight. Gestational diabetes bedtime snacks are crucial in this process, but not all snacks are created equal.  Understanding how your body’s hormonal changes affect blood sugar levels can help you choose which snacks will best support your health during …

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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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