Question: I found little sugar in my blood so advice me what to have in diet
Answer: Hello lovely lady, you should be very careful about your diet as it will help you to keep gestational diabetes on the bay.
Diet Plan for Gestational Diabetes
Early Morning : (7.00 Am)
Kesar and cardamom + cinnamon flavored Milk(1 glass)
Whole Wheat Rusks(2 pieces )
Soaked Almonds (6 pieces)
Breakfast (9.00 Am)
Besan/ Mung dal chilla with chopped Palak and grated carrots – (2 medium sized)
Curd1 Soup Bowl(1 Soup Bowl)
Egg Omlette(2 No.)
Toasted Brown Bread (2 slices)
Vegetable oats upama (1 soup bowl)
Apple /Guava / Pomegranate (1 medium size)
Coconut water / Lemonade (1 glass)
Quinoa / Brown rice pulav with veggies (carrots , beans, capsicum , onions etc )- 1.5 soup bowl
Dal tadka / Fish curry(1 soup bowl)
sliced cucumber (1 medium)
sliced tomatoes(2 medium size)
(2.15 pm )Post Lunch walk (15 mins )
Tea(1 cup) / Milk
Wheat and methi Khakara (2 medium )
2 Table spoon – Museli / wheat flakes / oats bite (avoid the sugar coated cereals )
1 bowl milk
1 /2 apple with the peel
evening walks (15 mins )
Vegetable soup / Chicken soup(1 soup bowl)
DINNER (8.00 Pm)
Multi-grain roti with ghee (1 tsp )(2 medium size)
Palak paneer veg(1 bowl, home made)
Koshimbir / salad(1 bowl)
(9.15 pm )Post dinner walk (15 mins )
Soaked Almonds (6 pieces)
Question: I have high blood sugar in 24 week of pregnancy. What to do?
Answer: Hi dear, Some of the home remedies for diabetes are as follows:
1 schedule ur diet:
Major causes of all forms of diabetes is an irregular eating schedule.Eating small meals every two hours so your body becomes used to regular processing and absorption of nutrients, helping to prevent the peaks of sugar levels.
Regular exercise can help to prevent a lifestyle and unhealthy weight gain.
3 Take High-Fiber Diet
Flaxseed and other forms of fiber are easily found in markets . Whole grains are some of the best sources of dietary fiber that will improve your chances of avoiding diabetes.
4 Intake of vitamin D
It helps efficient absorption of key vitamins and nutrients, including calcium, iron, magnesium, and phosphate. Ur doctor might have supplemented you with medicines add vitamin D.
5 Add Vitamin C to ur diet
strawberries, oranges, broccoli, tomatoes,spinach.
This will regulatedigestive process and regulate your metabolism to only release or utilize the necessary amounts of insulin. Protein is also essential for growth and development of ur baby.
7 Whole Food Carbs
Pack your own meals and be sure to include plenty of fresh vegetables and fruit, lentils, oats, quinoa, milk, okra, carrots, peas, and similar food items. Avoid bread, especially white bread, and other empty carbohydrates found in junk food.
Question: Can I add little amount of brown sugar in milk for my 04 months' old baby ?
Answer: Hello dear. Babies should not be given sugar or salt until they complete 1 year. So please completely avoid. Also only formula milk should be given to babies until 1 year and there is no need to add sugar to it as it is already sweet. Hope it helps.