It is also a good idea to eat something high in protein just before bedtime, as this will help prevent blood sugar from dipping too low overnight. Nuts or yoghurt are especially helpful.
Keep some crackers or ginger biscuits next to your bed to eat before getting up in the morning.
There are several nutrients that help maintain healthy blood sugar levels, including chromium and biotin. The other nutrients involved in carbohydrate metabolism include vitamins B1. B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, manganese, zinc and magnesium.
Ginger is a traditional remedy for morning sickness and has been shown in several studies to be effective.
Due to its blood-thinning activity, you should be cautious when taking ginger with other blood-thinning medication such as aspirin or supplements like fish oils and CoQ10. The maximum dose in pregnancy is 2000mg.
Drinking ginger tea or chewing on crystallised ginger throughout the day may help to ease your symptoms. Chamomile or peppermint tea may also help.
Neutralising stomach acids can help to relieve nausea, so it is a good idea to carry some Quick Eze in your handbag.
Relieving constipation can also help reduce nausea. If you are suffering from constipation, try having 2 kiwifruits at night to gently stimulate your bowels.
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