Healthy Living NT

08 - Healthy Eating for Mother's to be with GDM

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In Brief:

  • Eat a variety of nutritious foods including multigrain bread, rice, pasta, noodles, wholegrain cereals, vegetables (including legumes), fruit, low fat dairy products and lean meats. 
  • Eat regular meals and healthy mid meal snacks, and avoid getting hungry. 
  • Include carbohydrate foods (preferably slow release or low Glycaemic Index) at all meals and snacks. 
  • Limit fatty foods especially foods high in saturated fats. 
  • Foods and drinks which contain large amounts of sugar are not recommended. 
  • Be active in as many ways as you can each day
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