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Real Food For Gestational Diabetes: What You Need To Know

It's accepted that nearly 40% of women diagnosed with gestational diabetes will "fail diet therapy." But do they fail diet therapy, or does diet therapy fail THEM? In this post, Lily Nichols RDN, CDE, CLT, explains why the recommendations made to pregnant women are often based on outdated research. She then outlines a real-food approach that's been used in clinical practice to reduce the number of women who "fail diet therapy" and require insulin or medication.

Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach by Lily Nichols http://www.amazon.com/dp/0986295000/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_dqt9ub140HR14

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A diabetic diet is not a special diet, it is the same healthy eating habits that everybody should follow. This sample diet for gestational diabetes is only an example of what is practical.

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Snacks for Pregnant Moms with Gestational Diabetes

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When planning for your gestational diabetes diet, knowing what to buy and how to shop for what you need can get complicated. What you eat weighs heavily on your heath when you have gestational diabetes, and keeping yourself and your unborn baby are of utmost importance. With that in mind, grocery shopping for your gestational diabetes meal plan becomes a bit more difficult. Read More…

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