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I have lost 2 stone since being on Diabetes diet

Discussion in 'Weight Loss and Dieting' started by ArumLily, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. ArumLily

    ArumLily · Newbie

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    See my other posting about what I eat every day for breakfast, as follows:
    Every morning for the last 6 months I have eaten for breakfast the following meal:
    * 1 cupful of Alpen
    * half a cupful of Quaker rolled oats
    * half a cupful of FORCE wheatflakes, OR if cannot get Force, then one Weetabix
    * All mixed together in a cereal bowl, with about half a pint of semi-skimmed milk
    * Topped with a dessertspoonful of SPLENDA
    * Cup of tea immediately after this.
    Invariably, when I test my blood sugar 2 and a quarter hours after this breakfast, it is 5.3.
    I really enjoy this breakfast, and it is more than I used to eat in 2009 before I was diagnosed with Type 2.
    * I do not take any diabetes medicine but I do take one capsule of Gymnema Sylvestre and one capsule of COQ10-Uniquinol every day with my breakfast cup of tea.
    First HBA1C was 6.9. Latest was 6.4. I am hoping to get this down to 6 or under next time.
    When lunchtime comes I am not hungry at all, due to this breakfast, so I don't eat as much as i used to eat before. The main thing I have cut out is sugar of any kind, followed by not eating mashed potato with butter which I used to have several times a week. Just giving up these two items has enabled me to lose 2 stone over the last year!
  2. hanadr

    hanadr · Expert

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    Glad it's working for you
    I couldn't handle that amount of carb
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