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Salted Butter

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by abcd99, Feb 13, 2018.

  1. abcd99

    abcd99 · Well-Known Member

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    Can a type 1 diabetic eat butter or salted butter. I heard about low carbs high fat diet. This diet will control your sugar,but what about chlorostral. I am confused. Please advice. Thanks
     
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    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi @abcd99 Butter whether salted or unsalted is a fat so if you're trying to lower your cholesterol then maybe only use small amounts or try to replace with healthier fats such as vegetable based ones but on a low carb/high fat diet it's absolutely fine.

    https://heartuk.org.uk/cholesterol-and-diet
     
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  3. becca59

    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    The belief now is that it is the excessive carbs turning to fat, not the actual animal fats, that cause the cholesterol. Do lots of reading and make your own mind up.
    To function with low carb you must eat the fats to satiate your hunger. Lots of people eating this way have reduced their cholesterol and been able to ditch the statins.
     
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  4. abcd99

    abcd99 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you so much for your reply. I will go through the link that you have sent. Want to know what is vegetable based fats. Have a nice day.
     
  5. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    You might not have the same results, of course, but on a LCHF diet with real fats and no worrying, my triglycerides were 2 after 3 months and 1.5 after 6 - so with a test group of one person I found that the fats increase bad cholesterol advice to be wrong - all my ratios were normal good or idea..
    It is what happens when someone gets an idea into their heads and goes all out to prove themselves right, with no regard of the data, and it seems so plausible after all.
    All I wanted to do was reduce my blood glucose, and that worked wonderfully too.
     
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  6. abcd99

    abcd99 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh!! that is very useful information that you gave me. Day by day I am learning how harmful too much carbs can be.....so I think a small quantity of butter is not harmful.......Thanks a lot for your reply. Have a nice day.
     
  7. abcd99

    abcd99 · Well-Known Member

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    I am so happy for you. Did you include also butter in your high fat diet......if yes, how much. What do you exactly mean by real fats....Thanks for your reply.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Master

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    controversial....
     
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    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Don’t under any circumstance eat seed or vegetable oils, nasty stuff on any diet.
     
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    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi @wiflib Can you tell us why ?
     
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  11. abcd99

    abcd99 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for your reply. Can you name some vegetable based fats for me........what do you eat mostly. Is butter ok then.......thanks again.
     
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    leking Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Butter is fine. Salted butter is fine.
     
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  13. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Master

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    I would have butter over processed veg oils any day. The whole manufacturing process of veg oils/margarines and their levels of omega 6 are, in my opinion, not healthy.
    Olive oil and avocado oil (fruits not seeds or veg) are fine although I prefer butter or animal fats over these too. That is of course just my opinion.
     
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    abcd99 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi wiflib..how are you today. Now what exactly you mean by seed or vegetable oils...can you explain in bit details......thanks a lot.
     
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    abcd99 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you.......that is good news for my son who eats butter in breakfast. Have a nice day.
     
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    Daibell LADA · Master

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    Surely virtually all edible oils are made from seeds or vegetables?
     
  17. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Yes, I use butter but as I have fats from meat I cook I do not use a lot day to day but it is the stuff I use rather than a spread or solidified oil.
     
  18. TheBigNewt

    TheBigNewt Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Butter is fine. A person's serum cholesterol value is largely determined by their unique genetic makeup, not their diet. Your body regulates it, some people can eat fats containing cholesterol up the yazoo and it stays low, some people can eat no fat and it stays high.
     
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  19. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    We actually agree on something! :)
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    I wouldn't call many of them healthy though. Far too much omega 6 in most of them, which although esential, is a baddie in quantity. It is inflammatory. We need a better ratio between omega 6 and omega 3 because the omega 3 in anti-inflammatory. According to science, a decent ratio is as small as possible. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12442909

    It pays to read all the ingredients and check the oils used for omega content.
     
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