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Discussion in 'Type 1.5/LADA Diabetes' started by Kristin251, Aug 29, 2017.

  1. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm not giving up nuts. I found out a couple of days ago that LIDL are now selling pistachios, salted and unsalted, cheaper than anywhere else. I've been eating a 250 gm bag of the unsalted ones almost every day. And a 150 gm bag of the salted pistachios with a couple of glasses of red wine at the weekend.
    I love pistachios! :)
     
  2. Mbaker

    Mbaker Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I eat 7 different types of nuts everyday. I know the amount I eat doesn't spike my sugars too high but keeps them at say the mid 5's for longer (increasing my HbA1c number). I have begun to cut back especially with my after dinner amount.
     
  3. Kristin251

    Kristin251 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    I admit I don't eat handfuls at any one time. That would lead to another handful, then another but I do pick at them all day long. At the end of the day I'm sure I've had a handful, or more

    Something about pumpkin seeds when I can fall asleep. A big pinch of those with an ounce of chilled vodka and out go the lights. I think they're high in tryptophan. Whatever it is, it works.

    My stash is always Macs, home roasted pumpkin seeds, pistachio, and pecan pieces on my melted cheeses. Great with Brie!! I'll eat a few Brazil nuts a week for the selenium but not my fav.
     
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    fletchweb Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I eat probably too many Pistachios - just bought a 250 g bag this afternoon and I think I may have already consumed half of the bag.
     
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  5. Kristin251

    Kristin251 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    It's imparative I buy them in the shell!! Helps with portion control. I'm not a patient person so enough becomes enough.
     
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