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Icecream confusion.. :-S

Discussion in 'Food, Nutrition and Recipes' started by bob-b, Mar 26, 2014.

  1. bob-b

    bob-b Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Might seem a stupid question to ask but is the regular choco flavoured icecream less sugary as compared to other regular flavours of icecream? Or is there sth about chocolate that is good for diabetes? :-S

    Recently I ate three flavours of icecream( on three different days haha don't worry am not crazy ) one day I ate vanilla, next day butterscotch and then chocolate today.. All days had similar routines but on vanilla as well as butterscotch days I had a high value of bloodsugar but today its a different story.. I had a wild low today just now even though I ate a large chocolate icecream(wasn't sugarfree)...

    Quite Confused.... :-S
     
  2. Scandichic

    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't know but let me hopefully make your day....
    1 food processor
    200g of frozen berries or cherries
    200ml double cream
    1dsp of stevia
    Blitz berries until in small pieces. Add sugar and cream. Blitz till like ice- cream ( takes approx 40 secs). Enjoy. Downside: can't be frozen but will there actually be any left?!!!!!!! Not in our house! :hilarious:
     
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  3. bob-b

    bob-b Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Wowwww that sounds delicious!! Gonna try haha :p but am somewhat worried about the double cream :(
    Won't that be a lot? haha
     
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  4. Scandichic

    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I eat low carb high fat. Otherwise keep it for a treat maybe?
     
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  5. bob-b

    bob-b Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It definitely will be a lustful treat lolz :D
     
  6. Enclave

    Enclave Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member
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    I have a very small bowl of full fat dark chocolate ice cream with berries and almonds for my supper most evenings, it never sends my sugar up. I am T2 ... All other ice cream or chocolate will increase my sugar levels .
     
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  7. Scandichic

    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What make of ice-cream and where do you get it from? :)
     
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    Enclave Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member
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    The berries are fresh .. And almonds are loose .. The wonderful chocolate ice cream is Mackie's of Scotland .. 'Luxury dairy ice cream with Belgian chocolate flakes, fresh milk, cream and no artificial ingredients' it's a very small bowl full the tub lasts just over a week. It reads high for carbs .. But is not affecting my sugars.
    My berries are blue berries, raspberries and strawberries .... I get it from the local supermarket
    I not saying its good for everyone, but it works for me.
     
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  9. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    I think it all comes down to ingredients.

    Ingredients are listed on a packet in order of quantity. So if the list says 'skimmed milk, sugar, cream, cocoa' then there is more milk than sugar, than cream, than cocoa.

    The more sugar, fructose, glucose, etc the higher your blood sugar will rise.
    And the more fat, cream, veg oil there is, the slower and more gentle the rise will be.

    Scandichic's recipe is just about perfect - lots of gorgeous cream (slow), all fruit sugars are from berries (lower in sugars than sweeter fruit, so no high rise), and no added sugar.
     
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  10. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    It's not only in UK we get it very, very wrong. Spot the error on this label?

    Icecream.JPG
     
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  11. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    Ooops. An awfully big pic.
     
  12. Scandichic

    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  13. nigelho

    nigelho Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Did you read the amount of carbs on the ice cream tub. They will be different check out the total carbs on all products. It would also depend on what your BSs were before you ate the ice cream and what you did within the next few hours.
     
  14. sagarg

    sagarg Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello,
    I think you need to try something different think chokolava cake or you can have a mini cup cake which are very delicious and tasty...
     
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