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Moderate Low Carb

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by lcarter, Sep 8, 2018.

  1. lcarter

    lcarter Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi does anyone have around 50g-100g of carbs? I don't really want to do keto as my sugar levels are really high and i feel this may be too restrictive for me- got to be honest!! ‍♀️ i have an eating disorder too so i need to be realistic... thankyou in advance
     
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    Antje77 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    I don't exactly count my carbs, but I think I usually eat between 50 and 100 grams a day. Works fine for me.
     
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    urbanracer Type 1 · Moderator
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    My current average is a little higher at around 120g per day. I rarely go above 40g per meal now and I find it helps to reduce both the frequency and magnitude of swings in glucose levels.
     
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  4. Moggely

    Moggely · Guest

    My carb intake would probably be about 30 a day. I use to be under 20 and sometimes still are. I don't count anymore as i'm pretty sure about how many carbs i have per-day. Im T2 so i cannot speak for T1's on this subject but good luck. As for the eating disorder i can't advise anything about that, but others may.
     
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    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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    I was at about 130g a day, but seem to be averaging around 80-100 lately.
     
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  6. lcarter

    lcarter Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys.

    What sort of carbs do you have out of interest? I dont want to go into ketosis due to levels but im unsure what carbs to eat? Thanks
     
  7. Diakat

    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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    I avoid rice and pasta, peas, carrots.
    I eat bread as I find that ok to carb count for. Porridge oats as well.
    It's probably one of those individual things - finding what works for you and is sustainable.
     
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    limmi Type 1 · Member

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    I eat around 100g carb a day, i do 20g each main meal and 3 snacks less than 10g each + 10g for coffee. I inject 1-2 unit novorapid for main meals and none for snacks n coffee as my basal lantus takes care of it. I avoid all cereals, most fruit and eat minimal amounts of starchy veg eg potatoes , sweet potatoes. So far this routine seems sustainable. I tried doing super low carb but it didnt work out. I love my carrots too much :p i hope you find a carb/insulin balance that works for you too :)
     
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