hi.. I'm 30 weeks pregnant now... I have been drinking mother's horlicks during pregnancy period from 3rd month onwards... now my blood glucose GCT is 154.. Doctor told to control diet... should I need to stop mother's horlicks... ???I'm having it without sugar..

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Yes , we do NOT advice you take any such supplements, as most of these supplements are packed with Sugar & certain additives which are harmful. To eat healthy and to keep your blood sugar under check, follow the tips given below- - Eat 5-6 small meals in a day -Do not keep yourself starved or Do not keep long gaps between two meals. - Include Healthy carbs in every meal, like whole grain breads, cereals, ragi, jowl, atta and dal flour. -Include proteins in every meal in the form of meals, dals, beans, egg/meat & dairy like paneer or cheese/dahi. - Drink atleast 2-3 cups of milk in a day. - Include Nuts and seeds and eat handful in a day, mainly in between meals whenever hungry. - Include variety of fruits and veggies. Avoid taking fruit juices and emphasise more on whole fruits. - Avoid eating processed, ready to eat and junk food containing excess of salt, sugar and unhealthy fats. -Include some light exercise in your daily regime. - Lastly remain happy, calm and relaxed and enjoy this beautiful period

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