THE DIETICIAN SAYS:
Candice could be better served by having lower GI fruits in the morning, as both the bananas and raisins have intermediate to high glycaemic indexes. Therefore, it would probably be advisable to try having lower GI fruit (e.g. apples, peaches, pears, citrus fruits). In addition, Candice may consider increasing her carbohydrate intake in the morning (for example, she could double her Oat Bran consumption in the morning) to also give her a bit more of an energy boost in the morning. Double cream yoghurt is very high in saturated fat, so Candice should perhaps consider changing to low fat or fat free yoghurt.
LUNCH / DINNER
Candice is doing a great job of keeping her lunch and dinner well balanced and seems to manage to include protein, vegetables and carbohydrates at each of these meals.
TEA – IT’S A CHAI HERBAL
TO COFFEE GREAT SUBSTITUTE
THE POTENTIAL WITHOUT ALL
The second trimester is the time when the baby really starts growing and therefore Candice may benefit from including additional protein at snack time. For example, instead of mainly having fruit between meals, Candice could include a piece of cheese, or some cottage cheese. Protein is the building block of muscle enzymes and other components within the body. When you’re building a new person, you need to make sure you’re eating enough protein. In addition, protein helps balance blood