Question: What are the food items i can take?
Dear in first trimester you should have nutrious diet, so follow these diet tips it might be helpful for you...
Include folate rich whole grain,oats ,millet,green leafy vegetables, veggies and fruits will help lot in neural tube development
Always have fruits after meal will increase stamina,thus prevent tiredness
Have two glasses of milk daily,also include curd,paneer,tofu will increase calcium content,which is needed for bone development of fetus
If you feel more nauseated or have too much vomitting,have breakfast within a hour of wakeup,add ginger,cumin to your diet will helps in preventing these issues,can also have cumin water will help a lot
It is essential to drink three litres of water a day,also include soup, juices will help to prevent dehydration
Include lean chicken,eggs and low mercury content fish,prefer home made foods rather than outside food, avoid papaya, grapes, pineapple
Apart from diet,it is essential to take folic acid tablet will helps in preventing neural tube development and avoid heavy workout,take rest as much you can.
Question: Hi i am having gestational diabetes.. What food items i have to take to gain weight
Gestational diabetes can occur any stage of the pregnancy. So u have to follow a good diet so ur baby and you are not affected by it. You should eat less sugary stuff like biscuits cakes icecream etc. Try having small meals throughout the day so ur calories are distributed all over the day wch makes it easy to reduce ur sugar levels try eating more complex carbohydrate and lean proteins like chicken fish etc. Limit food containing lots of starch like potatoes rice etc avoid fruits like mangoes or jackfruit that spike ur sugar levels. Include avocado or butter fruit apples pears peaches plums oranges berries. Eat whole grains.