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Coconut water

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Elvbro, May 13, 2021.

  1. Elvbro

    Elvbro Type 2 · Newbie

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    I love coconut water and was wondering if the lidl brand is acceptable for a T2 person.

    Can I have your opinions

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    In Response Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    We are all different and can tolerate different food and drink. What you really want to know is if YOU can drink it and the only way to find out is to test.
    Test, drink and test 2 hours later.

    As someone with Type 1 (different to type 2), I would definitely need to take insulin for a glass of that.
     
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  3. optimist1

    optimist1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just don't drink it like water. Moderation.
     
    #3 optimist1, May 13, 2021 at 1:43 PM
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    I wouldn't .... too many carbs for a drink.
     
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    oldgreymare Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    The give away is in the ingredients - I've been spoilt by real fresh juice in SE Asia - don't see why sucrose is needed...
     
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    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Test it, I drink UFC Velvet Coconut Milk - Unsweetened

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    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oldvatr Type 2 · Expert

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    #9 Oldvatr, May 14, 2021 at 11:45 AM
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  10. Elenas

    Elenas Prediabetes · Active Member

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    I love coconut water as well, I used to drink this ever day it's full of good minerals but so many carbs OMG you have to check if it spike your BS, for me it does so I can't take it ...
     
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    oldgreymare Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Are you still in Singapore? You should be able to get raw coconuts without horrible mileage to cut open for actual fresh juice as opposed to a processed version. Never tried almond milk, but can't get my head around the excessive water required to grow these nuts. Apologies going a little off topic. :oops:
     
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    Oldvatr Type 2 · Expert

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    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I prefer fresh.
     
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