Our Low GI team of experts are back with advice on how to optimise your diet -- pre-conception, during pregnancy and once you baby has been born to ensure a healthy baby and a healthy mum. Studies have shown that being overweight when pregnant can increase your risk of gestational diabetes and can also lead to childhood obesity. Part One of the book will explain the importance of eating a healthy low-GI diet before you conceive; what to be aware of once you're eating for two; how to ensure your weight gain is healthy; the importance of blood sugars in pregnancy and why gestational diabetes is a big deal. It will also explain the importance of breastfeeding and introducing solids. Part Two will give the reader the eight guiding principles of the diet, including exercise tips, and will help you select the best foods to eat, and the ones to avoid. Complemented by 50 quick and easy recipes this will be the ideal resource for anyone who wants to enjoy a low-GI lifestyle during pregnancy.
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