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Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Grampy47, Nov 16, 2016.

  1. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    why shouldn´t we et brazil nuts ? I have heard that too many brazil nuts are not good because of some toxin from a fungus type, but it is okay to eat some ... I love brazil nut because there is hardly any carbs in them.... macadamia-nuts are very very low in carbs too, but rather expensive and I find their taste a litlle uninteresting

    I usually buy my nuts at bulk powder in UK... but at the moment they dont have many to order...
    but found this very fine web-shop in UK where the nuts are rather cheap I think if bought in large amounts..
    do any of you know it this is a reliable shop ?
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    #21 Freema, Nov 18, 2016 at 1:11 PM
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2016
  2. sonia2016

    sonia2016 Type 2 · Member

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    I am a newbie too, (diagnosed T2 eleven months ago), so welcome to the forum. I have found it enormously helpful over the past ten months. I eat nuts as snacks but in small quantities, e.g. 1 oz. and avoid cashews as they appear to have more carbs. My A1c has dropped to 37 after following a LCHF diet and taking Glucophage. I do have a highish cholesterol for which I take a low dose statin, but my cholesterol ratios were actually getting better just on the LCHF diet before starting the statin. I think nuts are very nutritious and good for you in moderation. Best of luck to you.
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