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What have you eaten today?

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by Administrator, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    I have recently discovered the effect it has on my BP. not good. actually pushes me up from 'normal' to 'hypertensive' and takes about 3 days to fully subside again after. Even decaff. I seem to be blessed with an intolerance.
    :bigtears:

    I love coffee. But hey, roast chicory is bearable. :meh: Better than a stroke, at least.
     
  2. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: my usual 10g Good Green Stuff, 25g, clean Lean Protein, 1 tablesp chia, 1 tablesp flax, 800 ml water and 200 ml Vit C.

    L: nuts & cheese

    D: low Carb BBQ, strawbs & cream, red wine:)


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  3. Kristin251

    Kristin251 LADA · Expert

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    Yup on the BP. I was trying to ignore that. Perhaps it's time to let it go before the cold weather comes I really love iced coffee in this heat though. Boo
     
  4. Debmcgee

    Debmcgee Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure coffee is no good for me either but it's the one thing I'm not prepared to sacrifice at this stage....!!


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    Borderline T2, serial yo-yo dieter but firmly sticking to LCHF with IF
     
  5. Kristin251

    Kristin251 LADA · Expert

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    I feel your pain and in the same position not wanting to give it up. That being said I KNOW it's bad for me. I feel some weird thing after two sips. I'm pretty sure it's raising bs and can't argue BP either. I'm sure I'm only hurting myself. Perhaps I'll have it only when I crave it and not simply out of habit. At least then I'll be cutting down.
    It's weird it seems to have much less effect on everything if I have it in the afternoon.

    It also makes me sleepy rather than give me a kick. So why do I drink it? Lol
     
  6. debbiedoodles

    debbiedoodles Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B scrambled egg w butter
    L cottage cheese with lettuce wraps
    D spinach and feta pie with salad (small amount of filo)

    Snack coconut macaroon as above yum!
     
  7. zzcanasta

    zzcanasta Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    B: Cup of tea
    L: Porridge with straw- blue and rasp- berries, some linseed mix and a few chopped nuts. Coffee.
    D: Slice of melon; 2 slices prosciutto; haddock fillet fried in butter and olive oil; salad; apple
    S: Greek yoghurt with nuts, berries and some dessicated coconut.
     
  8. ainiabdul

    ainiabdul Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Raining ️ and miserable here in paradise had scrambled egg, had the "low blue depressed" feeling of having it now for weeks for blast, so didn't finish my meal. Sulking for hours for nothing. Mood swings like crazy now sitting in front my computer eating frozen chocolate yoghurt sweetened with Stevia. Feeling good


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  9. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    Ahh, chocolate icecream (or yoghurt) - lifting depression the world over! :)
    How about trying these for breakfast - they're yummy:
    http://www.diabetes.co.uk/forum/threads/easy-breakfast-muffins.103303/
    Or maybe a frittata - you could put whatever you liked in there. I like chunks of lightly sauteed courgette and mushrooms, bacon, onions and cheese. Sets you up for the day, and although it's bacon and eggs, it makes a change from bacon and eggs!
    I can identify with the sulking - I do it too if I think I'm "suffering" over my meals, so I try and make sure I eat stuff I can really enjoy, even if it means having raspberries and cream for breakfast. Or even a steak if I wanted one. Depression is the enemy - it leads me to eat bad things and then I feel even more depressed.
     
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  10. ainiabdul

    ainiabdul Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow Deb, the muffin looks friggin mouthwatering.
    Saving the recipe for tomorrow morning. Hooray!
    Thank you :dummy1::):):)
     
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  11. hornplayer

    hornplayer · Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone seen the advert for this years Paralympics? It's brilliant! Given me loads of ideas! I teach in a school where there's a little one who is desperate to play something - anything- talking music, not sport, but his arms end above the elbow. There'll something for him next term.


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  12. Jasperville

    Jasperville Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    yesterday................

    B: half a lidl protein roll with butter and diabetic marmalade, coffee with double cream ++
    + my usual morning supplements.....resistant potato starch, FOS, biolive mega-probiotic, magnesium, ivy gourd, alpha-lipoic acid, fenugreek, pterocarpus marsupium, CLO, methyl B6, coenzyme Q 10

    L: nuts, cheese, cold meat

    D: my usual evening supplements.......starch again, FOS again, biolive again, bitter melon, gymnema sylvestre, berberine, alphal-lipoic acid, one or two others
    M and S chicken in bacon, mushroom and white wine sauce with box of mccain microchips, loads of vinegar

    snacks, more nuts, bombay mix, a fab ice lolly (couldn't resist)

    Always aim for <50 grams of carbs, usually ends up between 60 and 80.
     
  13. ainiabdul

    ainiabdul Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Okay, this is what I am having this:

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    Debrasue, hope you'll like it (as much as I am enjoying it)
    No more sulking this morning :)
    I do not have soy flour, so put almond's instead.
    Wonderful breakfast muffin, some vegs and a cuppa fresh mint ginger tea!!!

    XXXX
     
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  14. PenfoldAPD

    PenfoldAPD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: avocado, salt beef and cream cheese - fridge was empty but a nice combo
    L: Coyo
    D: prawn Malai and some rice at favourite Indian.
    S: red wine and peanuts at the cinema

    Pleased to see the curry had no effect on my FBG. Would usually have a big Thali there so chose sensibly and just had curry, but did have around 6 spoons of rice. Makes me happy to know I can still eat Indian food :)
     
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  15. PenfoldAPD

    PenfoldAPD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Also discovered that KP peanuts only have 1.5 (ish) g carbs per 30g. So weighed out 90g for my cinema snacks. All a bit anal (and I did want the popcorn and Maltesers!) but happier to have stable BG level.

    Looked around at 'fancy nuts' but KP Original seem to work for me the best
     
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  16. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Interesting, has no effect on me whatsoever other than stop my morning BG in its tracks, but I think, that's the double cream I take with it:)


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  17. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Great tip:) I usually have the Tesco mix of brasil, walnuts, hazel and almonds @ 5g per 100g, but your version is about the same and I love peanuts.....first you introduced me to OPPO and now my namesake nuts KP:)


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  18. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    10g Good Green Stuff, 25g Good Clean Protein, 1 x tablesp chia milled, 1 x tablesp flax milled, vit C and 800 ml water + strong black coffee with double cream:)



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  19. PenfoldAPD

    PenfoldAPD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That Tesco mix sounds good though too. Our cinema has a lovely black pepper cashew mix which I recently hoovered down during a movie - BG sky high! So now weigh our my nuts and take them with me :))

    Also really pleased to enjoy an Indian meal and not have a carb hangover. All about moderation!
     
  20. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant the prob was the cashews - full of carbs:)


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