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Super Foods

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by PatsyB, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What do you class as a Uper Food I have done some of the recipes from this forum and one thing seems to lower my sugar levels that being Coconut oil, I made some stuff like fudge yes a little sweet but yummy and I noted my levels stay low....so guess that is a super food ...what other foods are classed as Super Foods?
     
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    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Coconut oil
    Blueberries
    Salmon
     
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    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Superfoods have to have vitamins, fats wtc beyond just keeping bg levels level....

    My thoughts above are what has improved my own personal health
     
  4. douglas99

    douglas99 I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Kale.
    Tuna.
     
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    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Ground flax seed and oh, chia seeds.

    Very important to have a teaspoon of each everyday on my blueberries and mixed berries and either greek yogurt or full fat double cream.

    They have kept my digestive system fantastic since previously being diagnosed with slow colonic transit (now totally discharged from gastro consultants)... Whhooo hooo for ground flax seed!!!!
     
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    douglas99 I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Where do you get the ground flax seed, I've never found it yet?
     
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    mo53 Type 2 · Expert

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    @douglas99 milled flax seed holland and barrett:)
     
  9. donnellysdogs

    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    I get mine online somewhere.. But buy 5 at a time, and no good at filing where I buy thesethings from.

    I use bulkpowders for a lot of my food stuffs like peanut butter (100%), whey protein, coconut oil and flour, but haven't got a clue for the flaxseed. Mine is Linwoods milled organic flaxseed...

    Just found, I get my flaxseed from superfooduk.
     
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  10. IncyWincy

    IncyWincy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Eggs
    Oily fish
    Liver

    'cos of the concentration of nutrients.
     
  11. Enclave

    Enclave Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member
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    Watercress .. Simply the best:)
     
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    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    douglas99 I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Cheers.
    Ordered some.
     
  14. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    Spirulina
    Wheatgrass
    Broccoli
    Fish oils
    Flax
    Coconut oil
    Kale
    Msm - is that a food?
    Chicken soup

    And chocolate. Mustn't forget the most important of ALL food sources, must I?
     
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    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I made some flaxseed bread it was lovely and all the above from the health food shop I have browsed in there and seen many things i am thinking of trying after reading some of the recipes in here, however this coconut oil is too much of it bad for you as tends to make me feel a little sick:wtf:
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    My own top10 and in no particular order are:

    Blueberries
    Oats
    Seeds
    Broccoli
    Banana
    Garlic
    Oily Fish
    Green Tea
    Beetroot
    Spinach
     
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    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    never tried Spinach nor green tea but the rest yes and you see Untill having Diabetes I did not know there was any super foods so is why I asked the question so others may be aware of them.....:)
     
  18. MCMLXXIII

    MCMLXXIII Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If you have access to Twitter look at @veganUP he he lots of visual guides on this subject explaining their benefits.
    (You don't have to be Vegan either:))
     
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    I was having problems with control of my BS and my daughter investigated and found that foods containing chromium were supposed to help- one of these is broccoli so we joke about me having this for every meal :) I was also told by my dietician to eat more protein as this helps with insulin absorption
     
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