Snack Ideas for
It’s important to manage gestational diabetes for mom and baby. A great step towards better blood sugar management is through a well-balanced diet.
Vegetables contain minimal carbohydrates but are still chock full of essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber to keep you feeling full and healthy.
Berries are a higher-fiber, lower-sugar fruit rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, making them a good choice for those with gestational diabetes.
Steel-cut oats are a source of complex carbohydrates, which are carbohydrates that break down slower and thus help prevent major spikes or declines in blood sugar.
Great on the go source of protein & choline, can help those with gestational diabetes feel full and energetic all day long.
Nuts & Seeds
A nutrient dense snack choice with healthy fats. Next time you’re in need of a filling snack, grab some walnuts, peanuts, almonds, pumpkin seeds, or sunflower seeds.
One half-cup serving of guac is full of healthy fats and contains only 8 grams of carbohydrates, making this a great snack!
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