Natural remedies for Gestational Diabetes.

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Natural remedies for Gestational Diabetes.

Gestational diabetes, is a type of diabetes which develops in pregnancy.

Symptoms of gestational diabetes is mild, but it may cause complications in both the mother and the baby. If not managed properly, it can cause several other complications. Symptoms of diabetes include increased thirst and blurred vision.

Natural remedies of Gestational Diabetes are mentioned below -

  1. Eat small meals. Eat small meals every two hours.

  2. High fibre diet. Fibre can inhibit the release of excess insulin. Fibre should be part of your pregnancy diet. Whole grains are the best source of dietary fibre.

  3. Vitamin D. Deficiency of vitamin D may increase your risk of gestational diabetes. It stimulates  growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut. This makes them essential during pregnancy.

  4. Protein.Protein helps to regulate your metabolism. Protein is essential for  growth and development of the fetus. Pair protein with small meals. It helps in the breakdown of carbohydrates.

  5. Vitamin C. Deficiency of vitamin C is linked with gestational diabetes.

  6. Exercise. Regular exercising stimulate your metabolism and prevent the development of gestational diabetes.

  7. Sugar free diet. Eliminate sugar completely from your diet. Instead, use natural sugar like stevia or agave nectar.

  8. Curry leaves. Regular intake of curry leaves is beneficial to control diabetes.

  9. Beans. Beans can help keep a check on blood glucose level.

These are 100% natural remedies but still we would recommend you to Consult your physician before trying any of the remedies.

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