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Anyone have any good snack or breakfast ideas for Gestational Diabetes? (I don't eat eggs.)

 
marilyp

Asked by marilyp at 9:23 AM on Sep. 5, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Hope this helps! The 2nd link is very specific and I think you will find it helpful. :) Hang in there Momma!!

    http://www.babycenter.com/404_what-type-of-diet-should-i-follow-if-i-have-gestational-diab_3128.bc

    http://www.ucsfhealth.org/childrens/medical_services/preg/highrisk/menuIdeas.html
    sweetmoonem

    Answer by sweetmoonem at 9:48 AM on Sep. 5, 2009

  • i was told by my dietician (i am diabetic) the best breakfast is old fasioned oatmeal...not the instance or packets. but homemade oatmeal...also good is any type of fruit...if you are going to have anything thats sugar, the natural sugar is the best! also try a whole grain english muffin, with peanut butter on it, and slices of apples....VERY good!
    blueeyedgrl2377

    Answer by blueeyedgrl2377 at 9:42 AM on Sep. 5, 2009

  • Oatmeal with cinnamon (cinnamon natural lowers your blood sugar) and whole grains to start with. Buttered toast is fine, just make sure it is whole grain toast. You can even find sugar free preserves. I bought mine from a farmers market. The guy's wife is diabetic, so she makes it for those who can't have sugar. But you can find sugar free in the grocery store easily. You can have a fruit salad with walnuts, which would be healthy. And while you don't eat eggs, diabetics (GD or regular) do need a good amount of protein, which they can provide. Your other options would be fish, or lean fowl meat. You can find turkey sausage and turkey bacon at any store (its actually really good!)
    katzmeow726

    Answer by katzmeow726 at 10:53 AM on Sep. 5, 2009

  • Oh and to add, for the fruit salad, you should use splenda if you wish to sweeten it. Splenda is approved by the American diabetes association!
    katzmeow726

    Answer by katzmeow726 at 10:55 AM on Sep. 5, 2009