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Type 2s: What have you eaten today?

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Administrator, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. kiwifrank

    kiwifrank Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Beakfast 2 poached eggs on wholegrain toast 3 rashers grilled bacon, lunch tuna in chili oil and toasted garlic pitta bread, dinner mixed grill, Egg,bacon, beef pattie, sausage and 1 hash brown:D meter reading 2 hours on 6.8
     
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  2. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My spiralizer has arrived, so having fun with it, although using the finest spaghetti one was a mistake, as after boiling it for a couple of minutes I was left with mush!

    Breakfast: 1/2 avocado and small piece of brie
    Lunch: Spiralized courgette and carrot, flash fried with garlic, salt and olive oil for 1 minute, then added a few raw prawns for the last couple of minutes. Wonderful :)
    Tea: Baked chicken breast, and loads of veg (depends what husband brings back from shop!)

    Lots of water laced with lemon and lime homemade ice cubes, delicious!
     
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  3. amgrundy

    amgrundy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 27 / 6 /16
    B 2 poached eggs / half a lidl roll
    L 5 strawberries / 5 pieces banana / double cream
    S 1 pkt pork scratchings / 1 can zero coke
    D 1 garlic / cheese / stuffed mushroom [ from aldi ] Mediterranean veg [ from Aldi [ roasted] 4 small pieces of turkey breast
    BG reading 2hrs later 4.4 :happy:
     
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  4. srobertson06

    srobertson06 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Greek yogurt - plain for breakfast with a few blueberries.

    Tuna fish salad for lunch

    Have yet to decide on evening meal - concerned as sugar levels are higher than normal, do not feel ill - confused as to what is going on.
     
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  5. amgrundy

    amgrundy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wed 29 / 6 /16
    B mushrooms / tomato / egg
    L Tuna Mayo / cheese salad
    S 1 pkt pork scratching
    D 2 chicken legs / half a lrg scotch egg / 5 strawberries / 5 pieces banana / 2 tblsp of crème fraiche / half a small carton of greek coc / vanilla yogurt
     
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  6. srobertson06

    srobertson06 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Greek Yogurt for breakfast
    Protein roll with corned beef - side of cherry toms and cucumber
    Cauliflower cheese with bacon and runner beans for tea
     
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  7. CarolineBrennan

    CarolineBrennan · Newbie

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    Similar thing happened to me - I was cross with myself as I usually choose things like salads where I can see exactly what they're made of. Good luck with the walking, I find it makes a real difference too.
     
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  8. DarrenAu

    DarrenAu · Member

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    Egg / bacon / mushies / avo
    Snacked on macadamia nuts and tasty cheese
    Roast chicken / tomatoes / lettuce / mayo
    strawberries / dollop cream

    Delicious! And feeling full :)
     
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  9. eddie1968

    eddie1968 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I had a hypo yesterday (2.7 mmol/l) and have been careful on my diet today.
    Breakast - omelette
    Lunch - soup and some whole meal bread
    Dinner - fish n chips
    BM at 6.30pm was 5.7 mmol so happy. :)
     
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  10. Chris Thailand

    Chris Thailand Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday, for breakfast, I ate a cauliflower, a whole cauliflower boiled and mashed. That was it for the day. Today I had 2 fried eggs for breakfast and a sausage with a small can of reduced-sugar Ayam Brand baked beans around 4:00.
    That's it for today apart from the 10 bottles of San Miguel Light I'm planning on for later as it's date night and we're going down the red-light then dancing.
     
  11. nomoredonuts

    nomoredonuts Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    That reminds me, I had crabs this week as well!


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  12. srobertson06

    srobertson06 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast and lunch - Natural Greek Yogurt.
    Reason :- still trying to get blood glucose levels down and it lowers after breakfast and then lowers again after lunch - really hoping that by August and the next Fasting Blood Test plus all the added blood tests that it will show a significant improvement. My doctor has requested somewhere in the region of 15 different tests to be done on my next fasting blood test - guessing I could be donating a fair amount of blood then!
     
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    No food for 24 hours. Lemon tea and bucketloads of ice cubes to cool down. Metallic taste in my mouth all day and dizziness. Just tested 7.1. I'm not diabetic yet.
     
  14. srobertson06

    srobertson06 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So far today - Natural Greek Yogurt for Breakfast, Chicken with salad for lunch and a few cashew nuts as a snack........ Just tested 2 hours following lunch and reading is 5.6
     
  15. faisalayaz

    faisalayaz Type 2 · Member

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    Did you also eat medicine?

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  16. kiwifrank

    kiwifrank Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    PosyPip Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Y'day
    B: berries, greek yog and flax
    L: none
    D: 4 sausages (3 carbs each) and mushrooms with a salad.
     
  18. AnnKelcey

    AnnKelcey Prediabetes · Member

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    I don't understand how this can be helpful unless there is any feedback - for example the lady who said she'd have 5 rashers of bacon & 2 fried eggs - surely there's too much salt in so much bacon & it seems unbalanced
     
  19. MikePea

    MikePea Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B.- Scrambled egg (2) followed by greek yoghurt, blueberries and 4 strawberries.
    L.- Mushroom stuffed with Boursin black pepper cheese and roasted vegetables followed by small fruit and scoop of ice cream.
    S.- 6 Ryvita cracker bread (120 kc) and 3 thin slices of chedder.

    Bg before breakfast 5.2. 2 hrs after 6.3. Bg. after lunch 7.3
    Seems I will have to cut out one of the Ryvitas and the black pepper.:bored:
     
  20. hankjam

    hankjam Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    This thread is really intended as a poster board for what Type2's eat on a regular basis. Not all T2 are low carb high fat so it is useful to new members to see what regulars posters eat. There are more specific threads for more specific diets, like low carb or low cal.
    The point about salt possibly highlights some of the personal decisions people make when responding to a change in diet. A lot of low carbers drink a lot of water and so probably take more salt than most, I know I do. Eggs and bacon is a very popular meal... there was a thread sometime back about how many eggs people eat in a day and how often... some were hitting the teens....

    If you feel strongly about something you can always start a new post in the T2 section, or elsewhere, or PM the person. I find the latter difficult myself sometimes as some folks not keen on getting unsolicited messages.
    Please don't be put off posting though.
     
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