PCOS and gestational diabetes. What you need to know:

Are you pregnant or have you been diagnosed with gestational diabetes?

Then you need to give our latest podcast episode a listen, featuring special guest Lily Nichols – a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator and Author of “Real Food For Pregnancy” and “Real Food For Gestational Diabetes”.

We had Lily on the podcast a couple of weeks ago, talking to us about Vitamin A and the benefits it provides so give that episode a listen if you’d like to know more, so we are excited to have Lily back, to chat about this really important topic! 

Lily, has done a lot of work with patients with gestational diabetes and has found that the standard dietary guidelines made things worse for them.

In this episode, we learn about the various meal plans advised for pregnant women with gestational diabetes and why they aren’t actually helpful for them, how to manage blood glucose through food, and how to get good nutrient levels. 

Lily also shares a little insight into her, “Real Food For Gestational Diabetes”, discussing ketosis during pregnancy, and so much more.

Join us as we explore the ins and outs of gestational diabetes. Trust me, It’s packed with amazing content that you won’t want to miss.

This podcast is for you if:

  • You are planning to get pregnant
  • You are already pregnant
  • You have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
  • You have diabetes
  • You have diabetes and are trying to get pregnant
  • You are worried about getting diagnosed with gestational diabetes
  • You want to know about foods to help during pregnancy
  • You have PCOS

Some things we cover in this episode:

  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Dietary guidelines during pregnancy 
  • Lily’s book: Real Food for Pregnancy 
  • Recommended meal plans for pregnant women
  • Ways to manage your blood glucose through food?
  • How to get good nutrient levels
  • Undiagnosed pre diabetes
  • 20-50% of people with PCOS test positive for gestational diabetes.
  • Removing highly processed foods
  • Ketosis during pregnancy
  • Working with a clinician who has worked with a wide range of patients