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Comments on Profile Post by andcol

  1. FranOnTheEdge
    FranOnTheEdge
    I'm not fond of bacon or sausage so I just have scrambled egg, sometimes with mushrooms, sometimes I have Smegg, (scrambled egg with mushrooms cooked in it, rather than next to it), my favourite is Tegg; scrambled egg with tomatoes cooked in it...mmmmm! I don't think I'd ever have any kind of yoghurt with fruit in it that early in the morning, the very thought makes me want to hurl I'm afraid.
    Mar 20, 2016
  2. FranOnTheEdge
    FranOnTheEdge
    That Burgen bread seems to be higher than the LivLife or the HiLow breads, which I've now managed to stock up on - I've got 2 LivLife loaves and 3 HiLow loaves stashed in the freezer... of course this means the freezer is now packed to the gunwales. Ian will have a fit if I can't repack it to look less full...But at least I've got the loaves safe.
    Mar 20, 2016
  3. FranOnTheEdge
    FranOnTheEdge
    I like those two loaves I mentioned because they have sunflower and pumpkin seeds - two of my favourites! Which I thought I couldn't have anymore, so I'm glad I can. It seems that anything I eat raises my levels, just some less than others.
    Mar 20, 2016
  4. andcol
    andcol
    I am afraid that is the case. Even sweetners can raise levels - quite substantially for a few. That is why we have to eat and test until we find out what we can and cant.

    Hope you are beginning to settle into this more now
    Mar 20, 2016
  5. FranOnTheEdge
    FranOnTheEdge
    I think I am settling more, just knowing what I can eat & what raises my BG is helping me a lot. I got a cable for my BG meter & it shows things in a graph form on my PC (with the software), which is very helpful.
    Mar 21, 2016
  6. FranOnTheEdge
    FranOnTheEdge
    The recipe I made with just veg & cheese, no potatoes or other high carb things. I also used Truvia (made from Stevia) for the first time (to balance the sharpness of the cartons of tomatoes) previously I'd used the Sainsbury's sweetener, which is Sucralose based.
    Mar 21, 2016
  7. FranOnTheEdge
    FranOnTheEdge
    I don't know if that made a difference to my BG level, (I'd have to make another batch exactly the same but with the Sucralose one) but after that meal - even when going back for a 2nd helping - my BG levels were the lowest post meal readings I've had so far. I want another recipe like that.
    Mar 21, 2016
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