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Those who do or have tried LC/HF

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by anna29, Jan 24, 2015.

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  1. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    I wonder what I am doing here too.
    I tried LCHF as it had been described to me for 3 weeks. Not long enough? Well it was long enough for me to gain just over a stone in weight. Made no difference to BG levels which were already well controlled.
    Had a disgusting affect on digestion.

    I already eat few carbs, so see no reason to add extra fat.

    I am confused as to the definition LCHF, as some people seem to interpret that as eating cheese with butter spread onto it, while others say having full fat dairy is enough.

    I am also confused in how we measure 'success'. Is it BG levels controlled? Is that BG levels controlled with or without meds? Is it weight out of obese range? Weight out of 'overweight' range? Some or all of these?

    As to me being on the thread, I do want to understand. I do not want an argument. But to ask me why I don't try it suggests that you don't believe my way of eating is valid.

    Perhaps by eating few carbs, but eating fresh vegetables, fruit, eggs, fish lean meat, full fat yogurt, skimmed milk, I am already using the LCHF method?
     
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  2. Hopefully you read my post before it was butchered as now it doesn't sound like like proper English :cyclops:
     
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  3. dannyw

    dannyw Type 1 · BANNED

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    Who eats cheese with butter spread on it ? That's just wrong ;-)
     
  4. Totto

    Totto Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Isn't this thread turning into LCHF-bashing? I can see no need for those who find LCHFa bad idea or even disgusting idea to tell us about it. I thought the thread was meant to find people with experiences of LCHF, good or bad?

    Yes, I occasionally have cheese and butter as a snack. Please don't ridicule something that actually works for me.
     
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  5. tim2000s

    tim2000s Type 1 · Expert
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    Whilst cheese with butter is good for some, I'm not sure it appeals to many. Having said that, one should always try something before dissing it.
     
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  6. Russell Sprout

    Russell Sprout Type 2 · Member

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    I like LCHF it has helped me tremendously
     
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  7. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Love the name! Welcome to the forum.
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Just tried some 'I can't believe it's not butter' on a slice of Pilgrims choice, light and smooth cheese and I don't like the taste or texture of the two commodities together.:yuck: sickly.

    I used to love a cheese or meat/egg salad sandwich, but would spread a thin amount of mayonnaise on the bread. Very nice as a sandwich, or even all rolled up in a piece of ham is lovely too.
     
  9. anna29

    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    Back to the threads topic heading please folks .
    Or thread will be closed .
     
  10. Paulabetts

    Paulabetts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    did really well lost about 2 stone then plateaued then lost my job and got lazy back to structured routine tomorrow back to good eating habits!! low carb here i come with a vengence
     
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  11. jack412

    jack412 Type 2 · Expert

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    I agree, I couldn't do cheese and butter :yuck:... I only have butter and cheese when it's on a crisp bread
     
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  12. Randburg

    Randburg Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well in 7 pages we still have virtually no one who has found that LCHF does not work ?
    Almost everyone is in favour of it from what I am reading,
    But lets see if we get any other responses ?
    :bored:
     
  13. anna29

    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    Majority over minority is obvious within this thread .
    Clear what has happened !

    Thread closed .
     
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