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What have you eaten today?

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

  1. Granny_grump_

    Granny_grump_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It helps with controlling BG and weight loss if this is your aim. I find it better than counting calories but that's my opinion,my doctor was the one who told me to skip a meal less food intake steady weight loss lower BG levels.
    Unless on your next meal you feed your face to make up for missing breakfast! K
     
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  2. Granny_grump_

    Granny_grump_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday
    B. Coffee
    L. Carrot and coriander soup slice whole meal bread cup tea
    D. Pork chop cabbage 2 roasted potatoes cup tea
    Today
    B. Nothing to eat cup coffee
    L. Veg. Soup and slice whole meal ( in a hurry today just quickest)
    D. Beef and vegetable casserole cauliflower ( stayed up till 11.30 last night to make it) BG this morning 5.7 K
     
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  3. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Had to have porridge this morning. Grocery shopping tomorrow. Yesterday I had tuna, under grudge. Mackerel was much nicer later in the day.
     
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  4. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Bed 5.9 and FBG 6.1 no pre breakfast as I didn't have one. Noticed my BGs go up again in the morning when I don't eat but worst was 7.6 before descent. Completed the 24 hr fast and was really not hungry. Thought about keeping going but hubby didn't like that idea.
    B. Nothing just Water
    L. (Late) tablespoon of prawns, fresh anchovies, 4 mozzarella pearls, 4 cherry tomatoes, 2 mini beets with juniper and some marinated pepper slices. Tassimo Americano grande with a dash of cream and a black tea.
    D. If anything it will be the poached salmon fillet with lettuce and the last tablespoon of prawns.
     
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  5. Butterfly1960

    Butterfly1960 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello and good afternoon/evening :)
    I went for my acupuncture session today :joyful: always so relaxing :cat:
    B- My own mix of paleo porridge.... lovely and filling and lasted all the way thru til 4pm
    drank nearly 3L of water between 10am and 3pm with 2x berry infusion tea
    L- Water
    D- Mixture of GF Pasta with vegan soft 'cheese' and vegan pesto
    Dessert - 2x mini meringues with strawberries and 2x sq dark choc (85%) :hungry:

    Drinking plenty of still water, might have some cashews later that have been staring at me ! :D:hungry:
     
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  6. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Hi all

    Breakfast - none

    Lunch - small mixed chicken/lamb doner kebab (no bread) with salad. Turned out to be hungrier than I thought and ate almost all of it.

    Dinner - a few raspberries and cream with 2 squares Lindt 90%
     
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  7. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Scrub the salmon and prawns. The chicken flatties with chilli, coriander and lime had to be eaten. Still had lettuce , cherry tomatoes and added 1/2 avocado and 3 Walnuts. Going to return to fasting now. Don't know if it will be 18 or 24 hrs.
     
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  8. Chook

    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    Tuesday.... (still staying with friends so still very difficult as I'm having little control over my menu - I think my friends just think I'm a picky eater)

    Breakfast: Cup of decaff Yorkshire tea with lactofree skimmed milk (nice) and one sausage, one rasher bacon, one fried egg (with fat blotted off) and one tinned tomato - no toast, no hash browns, no sauteed potatoes...

    Lunch: 150g fresh raspberries

    Dinner: Lamb shank, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, runner beans

    Drinks: Tea until lunch time then water until evening - then a glass or three of wine

    Going home today :)
     
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  9. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday ...

    Breakfast: One double decaffeinated espresso with cream and xylitol.

    Lunch: Nothing

    Dinner: Spent about two and half hours in the kitchen, but I think it was worth it. Swiss chard, galangal, garlic and chili with tiger prawns; roasted eggplant, bellpeppers, tomatoes with olive oil and garlic; homemade low-carb ravioli (dough made of egg, psyllium husk, chia flour, almond flour, lupine flour and pumpkin) filled with spinach, onion, garlic, cream and feta cheese); homemade low-carb chocolate mousse with fresh raspberries. Really enjoyed dinner, but probably ate too much.
     
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  10. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    What is galangal?
     
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  11. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It is the Thai version of ginger -- it is a bit milder. In a recipe, you can always substitute ginger for it
     
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  12. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    OK I've had one unintentional fast and now on my 3rd intentional one in as many days. Can't decide if I prefer lunch to lunch or dinner to dinner other than not eating dinner gives hubby the heebie jeebies. Bed 5.6 FBG 5.3 again no pre breakfast as I didn't have any. Good old DP is alive and well as I hit 8.9 before it descended to normal levels. Not too bothered as Jason Fung says it happens. Doing another 24 hrs to dinner.

    B. Nothing just water
    L. Marigold Swiss bouillon as I was a little queasy
    D. Veal liver , crispy bacon, onions, fried egg, peas, cherry tomato and either cauliflower mash or celeriac chips (haven't decided).
    Hope to goodness this makes a difference although I notice the longer you go the less you feel like eating.
     
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  13. Chook

    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    I'm home :)

    And I had an interesting experience today on the journey home .... I was so hungry at lunchtime that I started feeling a bid odd and light headed and I thought that if I didn't eat something I might faint - I even thought I might eat one of my dogs ;) - so we stopped at a chippy on the way home and I had fish 'n' chips (yes.. REAL chips) and mushy peas -my BG before eating was 5.4 and of course then I felt really guilty and worried so I took my BG 1 hour later which was 6.1, two hours later 6.0, three hours later 5.8 and I've just taken it again and its down to 5.4. I'm really surprised!!

    The only issue I had after eating was feeling a bit nauseous but that could have been because of the fat and the car ride.
     
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  14. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow just wow

    Oh and welcome back.
     
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  15. Chook

    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    AND.... and.... just before dinner it was down to 5.1 and two hours after dinner its 5.4

    I must admit to being a bit spooked about it right now.
     
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  16. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Opted for cauliflower mash and chia pudding with 6 raspberries.

    MFP reckons I'm heading to anorexia now. It sure doesn't like fasting.
     
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  17. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Hi all. A bit late posting today - just back from preview of new gym opening up near me and which I’ve joined for a bargain price. Fully open in a couple of weeks and I’ll be getting some weights in.

    Breakfast - none

    Lunch - 2 fried eggs, 2 rashers bacon, fried tomatoes, 30g mixed nuts

    Dinner - M&S lemon and herb salmon flatties with buttered cauliflower; raspberries and cream; 20g Hema 85% chocolate.
     
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    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wednesday ...

    Breakfast: Two double decaffeinated espressos with cream and xylitol.

    Lunch: Leftovers from yesterday -- prawns with Swiss chard, roasted eggplant, bellpepper and tomatoes, low-carb ravioli filled with spinach, onion and feta. A heaping table spoon of low-carb chocolte mousse.

    Dinner: Cornsalad with parmesan, grated cheddar, chicken and Caesar's dressing. Dessert: Yoghurt, low carb honey and raspberries.
     
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  19. Butterfly1960

    Butterfly1960 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Had a lovely day celebrating with hubby!
    But oh my! Those carbs!!
    Wed
    B- spinach and pesto omelette with vegan soft "cheese' and camomile tea
    All on a tray with card and jewellery and in bed too!
    11am Snack- choc coated macaroon!!
    11.45 snack- jam on GF toast pukka tea 'love'!!
    D- GF pasta tuna pesto with vegan soft "cheese'
    Dessert!- coconut Alpro icecream vegan strawberries and 3x sq dark choc 85%
    Remembered to drink plenty of water!!
    BG at bedtime 11pm 6.1 !!!
    Happy bunny!
     
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  20. Chook

    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    Wednesday...

    Breakfast: Cup of tea with lactofree milk (I'm having no reaction to the lactofree milk whereas normal milk has - in the past - given me mini spikes)

    Lunch: Cod and chips and mushy peas....

    Dinner: Tuna and prawn salad - lettuce, tomato, sliced red onion and Hellmann's lighter than light mayo
     
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