Gestational diabetes is a condition characterized by having high blood sugar levels during pregnancy. It increases the risk of maternal and fetal complications, and should therefore be prevented, especially in high-risk women who are obese. Wei Bao, MD, PhD, an epidemiologist with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, and colleagues report that red mead consumption can significantly increase a woman’s risk for developing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), while eating fish, chicken, legumes and nuts reduces it. Their findings were published in Diabetes Care. The researchers analyzed data from […]Continue reading Eat Nuts, Not Meat to Avoid Diabetes during Pregnancy
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