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Which Bread?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Yerusha, Sep 11, 2015.

  1. 4ratbags

    4ratbags Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    From searching on the web the semolina rimacinata flour has 71gr carbs per 100gr so its quite high in carbs unfortunately and while the whole meal flour sourdough reduces the GI of the bread it is still quite high in carbs as well so all round it is still quite a high carb bread which would generally not be good for diabetics but in saying that we are all different. The best way to see if you can tolerate the bread is to test your BS before eating it and then 2 hours later and then you will know if it is ok to eat.
     
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  2. hankjam

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

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    I would really try and reduce your bread consumption and take it from there.. I used to seriously bake sourdough and just has to stop.... :(.... I now bake it for the rest of the family that seem to have been spared DB.... :)
     
  3. daniela13

    daniela13 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi, thank you for reply. What flour has an acceptable amount of carbs/100 gr to make bread?
     
  4. 4ratbags

    4ratbags Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I use Almond flour to make my bread. It has 4.3gr carbs per 100gr.
     
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    AloeSvea Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm very pleased!
     
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  6. Osterley

    Osterley Type 2 · Active Member

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    I make mine with ground flax seed, 1gr per slice
     
  7. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    I went to LIDL this morning to stock up with the High Protein rolls. I also bought a Low GI loaf. I had a couple of buttered slices for lunch, and they were really good. Like 'normal' crusty bread. I don't know what the carb content is, I couldn't find anything on the LIDL website about it, except a picture.

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    Edit: I found the figures on the fitnesspal website. Apparently there are 43g of carbohydrates (4g sugar) per 100g. So a bit on the high side for a very low carb diet.
     
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  8. Dizz

    Dizz Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I live on these - I think I may have mentioned them upthread -- they are delicious, freeze well and don't seem to spike me too much.
     
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  9. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    I found the figures - 43g of carbohydrates (4g sugars) per 100g. So a bit high for very low carb diet. But ok for me. I have frozen some slices, and will buy again.
     
  10. Clivethedrive

    Clivethedrive Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Try this ImageUploadedByDCUK Forum1452087864.630983.jpg quick and easy to make and great toasted
     
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  11. Ricky

    Ricky Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I started off eating one of these a day for my lunch when they first appeared but now I manage with 1/2 . Did you know they have 8.7g carbs and a massive 27g protein in 100g!! I buy a dozen at once and freeze . They defrost beautifully or the cheats way is 50secs in my microwave. They really fill you up as well. I even teake them abroad with me and freeze when I get there,
     
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  12. Mokkijo

    Mokkijo Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Your doctor is clueless, sorry, I have to be honest. Breads with this many carbs, 2 slices at a meal?? Get a new doctor, this advice will have you severely in need of major insulin and loads of complications down the road.. Bread is a NO NO. Go LCHF, start a very frequent exercise program and YES you must. Buy a meter and test, test, test every food, for 2 weeks and you'll get an idea of what YOU need. Continue monitoring blood & guarantee you, this will cure you. But NO cheating.
     
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  13. Polarice

    Polarice · Member

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    My problem is that I get so hungry without bread - or potato's. I have T2 and have tried very hard to cut out the 'bad' foods, but I get terrible hunger pains and I invariably end up eating something 'bad' like a sandwich to kill the pain, that or a bowl of my partners cornflakes. I always wake during the night starving hungry, so I have to eat something, again it is often a bowl of cornflakes.. Sticking to the 'good' foods I should eat doesn't help at all with my hunger.
    Any advice on 'good' filling foods that I can, or should, eat would be gratefully received. For other reasons, I can't eat many vegetables or fruit, my stomach won't tolerate them, nor can I eat cheese as that gives me a migraine. But potato's are one vegetable that doesn't upset my stomach; when I eat them I have them baked in their jacket, so no added fat or anything from cooking.

    Thanks in advance for any help you might be able to provide !
     
  14. italian carb lover

    italian carb lover Type 2 · Member

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    Yerusha, may i give you my take on your question, first would say your choice is way healthier than just plain old brown bread, which usually isn't even whole meal anyway, this bread is, firstly--wheat free, good- it's organic,good- it has rye good and it's made in Germany the best--- i personally use the pumpernickel myself--just a taste choice, but i can have one piece at a time--adding fat helps, like butter which is GOOD for you and eggs are as well, as is bone broth and grass fed meat plain nuts--exercise of any sort is key-- chromium and magnesium cinnamon and various herbal remedies--get weight down if needed.high fibre is another key addition for type 2's don't know why insulin was mentioned on here you are type 2 and insulin is not the protocol for you as a newly diagnosed 2... there are some fab videos on you tube--on nutrition, diabetes & steps to lose weight if necessary some alt dr.s dr. bergman dr. hyman dr. axe dr. mercola dr. bob , jason fung to name a few, oh and acupuncture ...hope this all helps
     
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  15. italian carb lover

    italian carb lover Type 2 · Member

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    toooo bad no added fat...all the new research shows fats satisfy and are good for you and slow the rise in glucose spuds are healthy ish esp organic and scoop out alot of the middle--corn flakes killer ! your better to have eggs or some chicken or fish when youre hungry in the evening or nuts even---you will get hungrier eating cornflakes--fact
     
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  16. specialk

    specialk Type 2 · Active Member

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    Is anyone cutting down on sugar? I am trying to keep to under 6 spoonfuls a day. Any thoughts on this would be appreciated. Cutting out sugar does mean I am cutting carbs.
     
  17. specialk

    specialk Type 2 · Active Member

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    I am eating Atkins high protien bars. They may help you.
     
  18. Anie

    Anie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    M &S do a high bran which I think is about 11 g of carbs a slice. I also get burgeon. Interestingly I can eat white bread with egg mayo on as a sandwich and it doesn't spike me!
     
  19. 4ratbags

    4ratbags Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @specialk it is best to cut sugar out completely. What are you using sugar in as there are many substitutes if you cant do without the sweet taste.
     
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  20. 4ratbags

    4ratbags Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @Polarice there is still plenty to eat. How much fat are you eating as this is the key to staving off the hunger pains. A handful of nuts is always a good filler, eggs, or chicken. I always have low carb bread and baking in the freezer so if I feel hungry its easy to grab something. Cornflakes are carbs so try to stay away from them if you can. It can be hard making the change from the foods you know and love to low carb foods, it took me a year to sort it out but it is well worth the effort.
     
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