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Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Diane_56, Dec 10, 2018.

  1. Diane_56

    Diane_56 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Best thing to have on toast for breakfast
     
  2. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Best not to have toast for breakfast.. bacon far tastier..
     
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  3. Diane_56

    Diane_56 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Not keen on bacon
     
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    I recommend taking a look at dietdoctor for their low carb suggestions.
    There are lots of ideas there and will save you having to check each thing you eat.

    As for breakfast, common low carb options are eggs or full fat plain greek yogurt with some berries.
     
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  5. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Ham, chicken, cheese, eggs, cold beef, coffee with cream?

    Toast will likely

    1. Cause your blood sugar to spike
    2. Leave you feeling hungry again in a couple of hours
    3. Prolong your addiction to carbohydrate which is likely why you are here in the first place
    It would be much better for your health to find a lower carb breakfast food if you have to eat when you get up in my experience.
     
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  6. eddie07

    eddie07 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Or skip breakfast altogether and have a huge low carb lunch.
     
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  7. Diane_56

    Diane_56 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks I have breakfast cause I go to work if I don't I start to feel sick
     
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  8. Diane_56

    Diane_56 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks will have a look
     
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    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Diane, I know you have posted many 'food' related posts so I am assuming you have decided that you are going to eat toast despite just about everybody saying it is not great if you are trying to keep your glucose levels from spiking, etc. If that is the case(and of course it is your choice), then I am not sure what type of suggestions you are looking for, are you on about low carb options for your toast or just options in general? I think it sometimes confuses us when we are not sure if a poster is asking us about low carb options or not.
     
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  11. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well, no toast at all would be great, as toast will spike you... Eggs with cheese and tomatoes maybe, as bacon isn't a favourite? Full fat greek yoghurt with nuts, coconut shavings and a couple of berries? An omelet with sweetener, cream and cinnamon, with a side of coconutshavings and berries? You mention having to eat in the a.m. because you'll feel ill otherwise, but have you ever tried bulletproof coffee? (It's more butter and coconut oil than coffee, really). It's quite filling, delicious and satiating.

    If you insist on toast, I guess the best thing would be to have it with something fatty, to at least try to mitigate the spike some... Full fat cheese? Ham? Loads of butter...! But really... Toast.... See what it does to you with a meter, then decide whether you really, absolutely, can't live without it. (And really... Considering diabetic complications like kidneyfaillure, amputated feet, heartdisease and such... How much is toast really worth? Not to be a *****, but it is something I keep in mind myself, when I'm being tempted.)

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    Agree with the above, but if you are going to eat toast you can eat it with anything you like, except sweet stuff like honey or marmelade.
     
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  13. Diane_56

    Diane_56 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you all for your advise no haven't tired bullet proff coffee will try and some of them breakfast you have said I know you wasn't being a *****.

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    …...or more toast. :)
     
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    Diane_56 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Going to try some of other suggestions that people have said some one mentioned bullet profe. Coffee how do you make it
     
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    Medical opinion is consistently finding tht blood sugars running out of target and showing significant spikes are bad for health and are a major risk factor for diabetic progression and complications
    Rather than just accepting what other people are telling you about the effect toast will have on you based on their own experiences / undestanding, I think the best thing to do would be to get yourself a BG meter (they are not all massively expensive - in the Uk the Tee2 wth 100 test strips will cost around £25) and use it to see what effect foods ( e.g. plain toast and then toast with various toppings ) do to your blood sugars, only then you can make a fully informed choice as to what is good for you to eat and what not to eat
     
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    Diane_56 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I had some toast this morning low carb with a scraping of jam took my blood sugar two hours later was up going to try some Greek yoghurt with some Berry's
     
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    Thank you all for your advise much appreciated
     
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    JoKalsbeek I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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