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A question on diet

Discussion in 'Reactive Hypoglycemia' started by Alicki, Jul 9, 2016.

  1. Alicki

    Alicki Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    I cant have high fat (gallbladder...) and i cant have high carbs and Im guessing that lots of protein is bad for me, so what can i eat. Im not diabetic but have insulin resistance and hyperinsulism.
    Dairy is out because it triggers gallbladder issues....

    What can i eat??? How much fat is the minimum required?


    Best,
    Alicki (lost in dieting....)


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  2. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru

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    You may well need a referral to a dietician!

    In the meantime, i think I would go the vegetable route. If you mix any of the big 3 (carbs, fat or protein) with plenty of veg, then they will be slower to digest and more filling, allowing you to feel full without overloading on the things that will overload you.

    I'm thinking stir fries, big salads, veg soups...

    Hope that helps. :)
     
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  3. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    I would definitely recommend the vegetable route.

    But, it's always what suits you!
    We have to modify our fat intake to suit us, the same with carbs and sugars.
    I make homemade soups, stews, curries to suit me.
    I also eat a lot of eggs and salad vegetables, depending how I feel, surely fish in its many forms must be good for you!
    And only testing and experience can give you all the answers you want.
    But you have so much going on at the moment. So it's really difficult to tell you how to proceed, we can only guess!

    All the best @Alicki
     
  4. Alicki

    Alicki Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    I think the veggi route sounds good. I tried some feta crumbs tonight. Now waiting to see reaction - its summer so i usually eat less anyway. You re both stars! Thanks so much!!! I might try cold soups too


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  5. Alicki

    Alicki Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    The veggi route with some carbs and fat makes sense. Testing Greek salad this evening (without olive oil). Let's see. If I can manage my diet then I might be able to keep gallbladder! But I really want to bring insulin resistance down, I'm still at 4.0 (norm 2.5). the hb1c?? Is a 5.4 without carbs so I know I need to be careful. Yes, Gilbert's syndrome, insulin resistance and now gallbladder is a full hand BUT it has forced me to rethink my way of eating!



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  6. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    It is surprising how many different conditions can be improved just by restricting the amount and differing types of foods we ingest!

    Atb
    Nosher
     
  7. Alicki

    Alicki Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    Yep! Feeling much better


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