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Okay feeling like going OMAD

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by Caeseji, Mar 15, 2019.

  1. Caeseji

    Caeseji Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Been noticing lately that when I hit my evening meal I feel absolutely stuffed, even with the smallest amount eaten. Guessing that it might be worth moving over to that now? Any tips?
     
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    Mbaker Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    This is what fat adaptation does. My advice is plan your meals carefully to get a good range, if you are playing it safe. By this I mean getting a range of different nutrients. I love carnivore, but straddle the line with variations of vegetables as my blood sugars are acceptable to me. OMAD's only downside is even eating say 2000 calories can stuff you, and if you are mixing nutrients, it is hard getting them all in, in one sitting.
     
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  3. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Expert

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    @Caeseji sounds like a great idea. Great HbA1c reduction - just spotted your signature.
     
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    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Nope.

    Just get up in the morning, hydrate and see how long you can go without eating.

    I’m betting you can go a long time, especially if you keep yourself hydrated.

    Don’t overthink it, your body will let you know what you need to do.
     
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  5. Caeseji

    Caeseji Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It's something I've honestly been thinking about is getting the balance right, honestly my body copes really well with veggie based carbs so it shouldn't be too much. Thanks for letting me know what I should expect!

    Thank you so much Gooner! Looking at ways of stabilising myself whilst sorting out these overstuffing issues.

    Honestly some good advice, especially with me still having a lot of fat to burn it shouldn't be too hard at all. Already done some 36 hour fasts so this'll become a new habit.
     
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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    @Caeseji - My take on it iss if you're going to do OMAD, then an extra bit of attention to getting your nutrients makes sense, as there's no chance of picking anything up casually, in other things.

    I'm not a total OMADer, although I have done several, largely unintentional nOMAD days (My self-termed nearly OMAD days), where I've just had something small on the hoof, like a piece of cheese or whatever, then one meal.

    Like all things in this game, it's a case of plan, change, test, record (food, ddrink, blood scores, mood and general wellbeing - the latter 2 only really if anything of note), then at a future time, review. That'll inform you, from your own data, how you are doing and where any tweakages might come in handy.
     
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    Caeseji Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks so much for the advice yet again, I am starting to think a 5:2 schedule might work for me, five days OMAD or only snacks at work and then lunch and dinner at the weekend. I'll just have to make sure to set up my meals properly so I don't miss out on anything at all. Might have to dive into the Diet Doctor staples as well actually.
     
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