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What have you eaten today?

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

  1. southdenes

    southdenes · Member

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    thanks for replies ,weight is not an issue 11st and just under 6ft ,just trying to eliminate as much sugar/carbs from my diet as I can , I think part of the problem is not enough exercise , havnt worked lately due to a hand injury but usually work as a bricklayer /builder and that does bring the readings down ! been told by nurse to take up SPEED WALKING !.....not what I had in mind ,something more gentle I can do at home
     
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  2. There are lots of walking and step aerobics videos on YouTube that can be done at home and are as gentle as you want them to be.
     
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  3. trinity0097

    trinity0097 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B - bacon, eggs and mushrooms
    L - unexpected lunch out, so a bacon and Brie salad
    Snack - pink fluff!
    D - gammon, egg and mushrooms with the remaining pink fluff :)
     
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  4. GeoffersTaylor

    GeoffersTaylor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B - 3 sausage, bulletproof coffee
    L - 3 egg cheese & ham omelette with asparagus
    D - Rump steak with a full-on stilton & double cream sauce, plus rocket.
     
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  5. Christinerm

    Christinerm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday
    B: Chia porridge
    L: Avocado & cheesy coleslaw
    S: 2 squares 85% chocolate
    D: Roast pork fillet, a new potato, broccoli, chocolate fat bomb

    Today:
    B: Almond scones with almond butter
    S: 2 squares 85% chocolate (on long dog walk)
    L Cream of spinach & kale soup(with left over pork), courgette & walnut bread, brussels pate
    D: Bacon, egg cheddar salad with coleslaw, raspberries & cream
     
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  6. Munkki

    Munkki Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: Leftover rye sour dough-coconut-kefir pancake heated up with a slice of cheese folded in, topped with fresh green salad, marjoram and olive oil
    L: Leftover beef and kale Thai curry with some brown rice and a green pepper (Considering the fact that I paid around £2 for the ingredients for the curry, 4 delicious servings is quite a good turnout!)
    D: Fried baby squid and octopus (I added some flour to make it crispy. It ended up slimy, but still tasty ;)) with colourful salad including avocado, then some kimchi, then about 100g mixed nuts, because I was just so hungry. Still, I read 5.4 2 hours later :D
     
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  7. Celeriac

    Celeriac Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: Boiled eggs
    L: Mozzarella, herb and tomato salad with home-made tahini dressing
    D: Ratatouille with sour cream on mine

    (Meatfree Monday because had lots of veg to use up)
     
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  8. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    B. Bacon,egg,sausage and beans. Coffee.
    S. Pork scratchings.
    D. Dry roasted peanuts and diet lemonade.
    .... not hungry one bit and sugar level is a bit high so having to still inject on an evening. Levels are now great during the day on this lchf diet.
    I must buy more veg with shopping as know I'm lacking some daily.
    Note to oneself: eat vegtables tomorrow and thereafter!
    I'm not convinced I will lose weight as no evidence so far.
    Sugar levels are being tested on wednesday and with the help of insulin I know it will be lower than my last one of 13. This diet works for me but I'm only going to give it a month and if no weight loss I'll have to rethink.
    Did anyone else have a slow weight loss at the beginning?
     
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  9. GeoffersTaylor

    GeoffersTaylor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The trick is to get your body into proper "fat burning" mode and to keep it there. That means eating your fats. Looking at your food today, maybe there's a bit too much protein and not enough fat, Have some full cream in your coffee, maybe swap the sausage for another egg.

    And good call with the veggies. I sometimes struggle to get enough fibre... :oops:
     
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  10. Gravity-Carb

    Gravity-Carb Other · Well-Known Member

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    @ickihun it takes a lot of getting your head around the eating of fats... but it has really made a difference in my fasting BG's and my weight loss really. I think cause I actually eat less overall with full/high fat foods.... I drink the majority of my fats in the morning with a bulletproof-ish hot chocolate. Apparently you can make a bulletproof green tea, but I got caught up with the chocolate. Geoffers above, loves him a bulletproof coffee (coffee, 2tbs of butter & 2tbs coconut oil).
    Veg for me is necessary to keep things moving and I like the taste, along with lots of water which helps with feeling full and flushing out.

    But another member on this forum, nocarbs4me I think, eats no veg nor carbs and his system loves him for it. So horses for courses.
    HTH
     
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  11. Mongolia

    Mongolia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What on earth is pink fluff?! I have visions of you eating a pink fluffy jumper!:D
     
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  12. DeejayR

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

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    From @trinity0097 's Sunday entry ... must give it a try.
    Pink fluff for pudding (sugar free jelly whisked up with double cream rather than water after adding the hot water to melt the jelly - proper retro pudding!
     
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  13. Celeriac

    Celeriac Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: Whole Mozzarella, 2 boiled eggs, fennel and ginger tea
    L: Whole avocado with homemade tahini and flaxseed dressing, cinnamon and liquorice tea
    D: Roasted crispy chicken wings with runner beans.
     
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  14. Christinerm

    Christinerm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: Full fat yogurt & chopped nuts
    S: 2 squares 85% chocolate
    L: creamy spinach & kale coup, 3 egg omelette & broccoli
    D: will be smoked mackerel & avocado salad, blueberries & cream
     
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  15. learning2me

    learning2me Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well I started with an FBG of 7.2. Had some porridge with ss milk, sweetex and 3 strawberries and 2 hours later 8.7 :arghh:
     
  16. britishpub

    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday was a strange day, on the move for most of it...

    B: Greek Yoghurt and Blueberries
    L: 2 hard boiled eggs, and a 6oz hamburger patty
    S: Park Scratchings (M&S)
    Random Food: Cauliflower and Paneer Pakoras (Waitrose) and 2 chicken drumsticks
    Pudd when I got home late: Slice of Homemade cheesecake with a couple of strawberries....
     
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  17. learning2me

    learning2me Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Can I ask how you make your cheesecake?
     
  18. britishpub

    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't make anything I am afraid, that's the wife's territory.

    It's basically Cream Cheese, Double Cream, Eggs and Sweetener, then baked in the oven for a short time. After that she adds a topping made from Buttermilk.

    This time she made a base out of ground almonds, but next time I think we won't bother and we will just eat the cheesecake on it's own.

    I will see if I can pin here down to the exact receipe.
     
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  19. learning2me

    learning2me Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  20. Gravity-Carb

    Gravity-Carb Other · Well-Known Member

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    @learning2me

    Your 2hr post food was only +1.5mmol which is really cool.

    I would only suggest as your FBG was higher than you like, would be to have a lower carb breakfast. Like boiled eggs with dippy streaky bacon a large fried mushroom and half a tomato and half an avocado sprinkled with chopped parsley, corriander and a little chilli or pepper??

    Also are you eating a little snack before bed - something with a high fat content. Like a piece of cheese with some nuts? Or anything you fancy. I think the idea is to get the liver to stop freaking out that your starving and dumping glycogen et al into your blood steam.

    HTH
     
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