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Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Wojo38, Aug 12, 2019.

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  1. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I have not purchased milk to drink for a very long time, not because it was bad for me but I preferred not to drink it at the time, but I would prefer to drink milk than eat wholemeal or plain cereals as there is far less carbs to worry about.

    I see people mentioning rewards / treats in this thread, a good feed of bacon and eggs for breakfast is a treat after night shift.
     
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  2. Listlad

    Listlad Prediabetes · BANNED

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    A full English with bacon and eggs but no toast, is my typical lunch at work. Often washed down with a 200ml glass of full fat milk.
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    When I was working shift work at the mines in Mt Isa, I used to get bacon and egg burgers from the BSD shop just out side the security gate. They were one of favourites if I never took anything in to eat.

    As for the milk, when I first went to Mt Isa was during the wet season and floods pf 1973 / 74, so the milk trains /trucks were held up. The milk came from Malanda and was at the time (1974) was the longest milk run in the world to Mt Isa and also to Weipa and Darwin.
     
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    He try to eat eggs and bacon and fats,but that mean my son will also eat that with him.that is a lot for 8 year old.we will figure it out,i need stop moaning heh
    Is rice noodles bad?I done stir fry with it and blood was high like 280!but we check it like 40 min after he eat,so question is why it has to be 2h after?is it always so high even in healthy person,and it dropes after 2h?his body try to manage after meal badly. I though that pasta is not flour but rice and it sbould be okish but it wasnt.
     
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    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    You have to read the food packaging. Rice noodles are high in carbs too. At 40 mins, I’m assuming thats when your body starts to digest the food. In a non diabetic person, their blood sugars spikes and then comes back down because of their insulin response. In a case of a diabetic, we spike and continue spiking, thats what diabetes is: it is high blood sugars. So we’ll remain high for some time.
    Pasta is flour, same with noodles. Rice isn’t flour but contains carbs as well.
    You can take low carb slowly, by reducing the carbs and adding more meat or vegetables. Then from there work on further reductions and replacing it with something else. Along with testing before and 2hours after food. If you keep a food diary, you can document what is in and what is out, also what works and doesn’t work.
     
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    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    If you have food scales, you can weigh your carbs like rice, pasta, potatoes, crisps, chips, sauces etc and slowly reduce it.
     
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    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Cereal is basically dessert for breakfast. The single biggest con in all of human history. Some of the stuff Kelloggs sell...well you're probably better off with a Mars bar and a pint of Coke. Cow's milk is the least of your problems if you're pouring it on regular cereals for breakfast.
     
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    annliggins Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I dont touch either.... cerials are rubbish despite the healthy hype and milk ?..well i treat hypos with semi skimmed such is my response to it! I cant drink even skimmed in decaf ...up my bg goes .. a glug of semi and 5 mins and im up.Everyone is differant .
     
  9. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    It is an excellent choice for your son - my children ate such foods and they are tall and slender - they had mushrooms, tomatoes and other low carb food from plants as well.
    Foods from grains, rice wheat oats barley are all high carb and will raise blood glucose. The advice to test two hours after starting to eat is just to standardize the procedure when comparing meals.
     
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    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Do you manage to cook with what seems like a busy life? As well as what others have suggested, Just wondering if something which can be prepared in advance might be useful. I quite often make pastry less quiche which would work as a breakfast, this could be made in the evening so that it just needs microwaving when your husband gets in from work, and could be made in sufficient quantities to last more than one meal. Similarly there are frittatas I make mackerel frittatas which are quite tasty. Also if you are adventurous, why not try making some home made keto granola with seeds and nuts, which can be eaten with full fat yoghurt, or there are keto granola bars which could be made and kept for breakfast or snacks or perhaps keto coconut pancakes? All low carb, just google for the recipes. Just a thought.
     
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    Daphne917 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I have full fat milk with my tea and coffee as there are less carbs in it than the lower fat ones. I can always find it in the fridge at work as it’s the only one with a blue top!
     
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    Jordi77 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've had either full fat or semi-skimed milk but I have tried the others that are out there and I can't get away with them either in tea or in cereal or by itself so I just go by full fat milk and that way I am able to have on my stomach and it doesn't upset it and if I go to hospital I have to tell them that I have to have full milk and sugar in my tea and that I get even though I am not allowed but I don't care and it keeps my sugars up but not to high and as for drinking it by it's self I can do
     
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    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Whole milk 4.7g per 100ml, semi-skimmed 4.8g per 100ml so not really any difference.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Lactofree full fat 2.6g per 100ml
     
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    Listlad Prediabetes · BANNED

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    Speaking to a Type 1 guy today he said a glass of milk sends his blood sugar reading through the roof.
     
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    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    how big is the glass?
     
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    Listlad Prediabetes · BANNED

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    I go for full fat milk now, for the fat content and taste.
     
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    Listlad Prediabetes · BANNED

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    He didnt say specifically but from his hand gestures it could easily have been 300ml.
     
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    Listlad Prediabetes · BANNED

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    Jersey Milk per 100ml

    Fat 4.9g
    Carbs 4.6g
    Protein 3.8g
     
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  20. annliggins

    annliggins Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thats me too , semi skimmed and im whoosh
     
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