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quality diet = quality life?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Resurgam, May 27, 2017.

  1. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    I have realised that I am just so lucky to have always had to consider what I ate, and I have a BSc - which was a bit unexpected and arrived out of the blue.

    I could - possibly, eat the small amount of carbs my situation allows on the Flour and Fructose diet, just counting carbs - but I feel ncredulous at the sparseness of nutrition, I think that my lunch had been organically produced eggs - boiled and chopped, grated red Leicester cheese with a creamy coleslaw of cabbage, onion and carrot, with a 7 leaf green salad, with an EV olive oil and white wine vinegar dressing, with finely sliced tomato and radishes, then freshly made coffee and cream with a couple of squares of high cocoa dark chocolate.

    I forget what I had for dinner - but I am sure that I enjoyed it just as much - it might have involved fish, now I think about it.

    If it is my fate to be diabetic and have to consider what I eat every day of my life, I do sometimes wonder at my good fortune and wonder if I should make some sort of pilgrimage or suchlike in order to give thanks for it.
     
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    #1 Resurgam, May 27, 2017 at 1:36 PM
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  2. Lampman

    Lampman Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    There has to be an advantage to being diabetic, in my mind. If eating things I like is that advantage it will do for me! I have the good fortune to enjoy all of those things that we all know to be good.
     
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  3. Robbity

    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    I too enjoy the foods I eat on my low carb diet, and this means I can have a healthy and varied diet and keep my glucose levels down.

    And diabetes certainly has the advantage that I can now insist on having the food that will keep me healthy! :D

    Robbity
     
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