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Butter vs olive oil

Discussion in 'Type 1.5/LADA Diabetes' started by Kristin251, Oct 13, 2017.

  1. Kristin251

    Kristin251 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    i know butter is a MCT. What I don't know is how it effects bg and satiety. Olive oil is of course pure fat but it does zip, nada, ziltch to slow any bg rise nor does it satisfy hunger. Does butter?? I can't just use olive oil as a fat or I'm starving it seems like water. Mayo is slightly better than oil and avocado is much better. I wonder where butter fits in?
    I put butter and garlic olive oil in my turkey and mushroom gravy. I'll see how it goes with the addition of butter. Of course I plopped some avo chunks on too. I'm just not satisfied without it and wonder if butter would work kind of the same.

    Looks like I have some experimenting to do. I HATE being hungry!
     
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    Kristin251 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Actually I guess what I'm wondering is if animal fat like chicken skin, bacon and cheese make me IR, would butter too? Or tdoesn the MCT component make a difference?
     
  3. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hey! I like butter & olive oil..

    But does animal fat make one insulin resistant? Or just a case of slowing down the digestion...??

    Not trying to turn this into "a thing." :cool: Promise!
     
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    Kristin251 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    GOOD POINT!!! It is harder for me to digest. I feel fuller longer and that's not always a good thing! I don't like being hungry but I don't like being full. I just like being....
     
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