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Protein powder for Gestational Diabetes mrssenorita TTC since Jul 2012; California 489 posts
11th Feb '13

Can anyone suggest protein powder that can be used for GD preggo women , with less/0 sugar/no corn starch /no fructose/sucrose and less carbs

MiddayHavoc 1 child; Louisiana 740 posts
11th Feb '13

I was told no protein powder while preggo. Might want to check with your Dr. first.

mrssenorita TTC since Jul 2012; California 489 posts
11th Feb '13

oh really? why is that

MiddayHavoc 1 child; Louisiana 740 posts
11th Feb '13

Some protein powders have trace metals in them, which aren't good to use while pregnant. There are organic and soy based powders that may not contain these ingredients. I would just be careful.