Preventing Gestational Diabetes

How to Reduce Your Risk of Developing Gestational Diabetes Gestational diabetes is the most frequent complication in pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance causing hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar) that starts during pregnancy. Of the 700,000+ women who give birth in England and Wales each year, 30,600 developed diabetes during pregnancy (i.e. 4.3% of all pregnancies) …

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SPOTLIGHT ON SUGAR: Not so sweet for Jamie Oliver or GBBO

What a week for sugar! We’ve had Jamie Oliver condemning it whilst surrounded by prosthetic limbs and extracted teeth and meanwhile the Great British bake off contestants are shunning it in favour of supposedly healthier bakes containing fancier alternatives. I feel compelled to peel back the media hype once again and set a few things …

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Delicious Gluten Free Chicken & Leek Pie

Ingredients Pastry200g Gluten Free white flour100g Butter90ml Water Filling600g Chicken breasts, diced1.5kg Leeks, cleaned and chopped300ml Crème Fraiche, half fatOlive oil5g ButterNutmeg, approximately half of the nut gratedSalt & Pepper1 Egg, whisked for glazing Method Preheat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/ gas 6.Place the flour and butter into a large bowl, rub together until it …

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