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I like this fasting makarky

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by seanj67, Oct 20, 2017.

  1. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Rather than skip breakfast completely, you could try having a coffee with double cream straight after getting up. This works for me. I don't count it as food and still consider it to be a fast.
     
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  2. TooManyCrisps

    TooManyCrisps Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. I'm a bit reluctant to skip dinner as I work out most evenings and tend to feel a bit sick if I do it on a completely empty stomach.

    Usually I have eggs for breakfast, chicken or fish with salad or veg for lunch and then a snack at about 6pm, workout 7 -9pm, then home for a light supper. Breakfast would be the easiest thing to cut out, then late lunch to tie in with evening meal. But my body doesn't seem to like that idea!
     
  3. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Why not try the double cream in your morning drink instead of breakfast. I found it really helpful when first started fasting it does help to keep bg down especially when first fasting.
     
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  4. TooManyCrisps

    TooManyCrisps Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I could try double cream. I usually drink black coffee first thing. Worth a go.
     
  5. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Works for me! I have my coffee and double cream (a generous amount) immediately I get up. I then have a cup of tea with a dash of milk mid morning.
     
  6. jwongcsp

    jwongcsp Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on those fasting results. What is Dukan?
     
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  7. Arlmy

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    Hi Fati2
    I can relate to this - I don’t test either, just regular exercise, following a lchf diet on most days, and yes cheat on some days too, my HBA1c was 6.0 three months ago so hoping it goes back to normal when I get tested next.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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