Eating for Gestational Diabetes (continued)
Here is a sample menu for a day that includes 30-45 grams carbohydrates per meal and one snack with 15 grams carbohydrate.
Breakfast (30 grams carb)
- 1/2 cup oatmeal with 2 tablespoons toasted walnuts
- 1 cup milk
- 1 hard boiled egg
Snack (15 grams carb)
- 6 ounces yogurt
Lunch (45 grams carb)
Dinner (45 grams of carbs)
- 4 ounces pork tenderloin (see recipe on next page)
- 1 cup grilled vegetables (zucchini, peppers and tomatoes)
- 1/2 cup quinoa
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt with 3/4 cup strawberries
I have been practicing yoga very regularly now for over a month. I’m working through at least two hot flow classes each week, mostly three or more. My Asanas (yoga positions) are getting stronger and more fluid and my breathing is more focused. More importantly, I am actually starting to notice a difference in my ability to manage stress in my day-to-day life. In a hot Vinyasa Flow Class last week, some of the instructor’s words in establishing intention...