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Why do I not feel hungary anymore.

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Diligent500, Jan 19, 2018.

  1. Diligent500

    Diligent500 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi to all,

    Why do I not feel hungary anymore what' the point in eating if I've lost my appetite just don' know why perhaps it' because of my weight I need to loose ECT.

    Anyone any ideas @t all.

    Diligent500
     
  2. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    Are you eating low carb and higher fat?
     
  3. hankjam

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

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    Since low carbing I very rarely feel hungry... and on the flip side, I very very rarely feel full after eating.
    I now eat to enjoy the food I am eating, as I know I need to eat something.
    How's it going with you?
     
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    Angela936 · Member

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    I thought it was the Metformin that had reduced my appetite but it might be cutting the carbs, i love my food but since going on meds i have to force myself to eat in the evening just so i can take my meds.
     
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    Grateful Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Maybe more goulash (sorry, flippant!).

    In my experience, hunger (if you want it!) can be stimulated by exercising just before mealtimes. A brisk one-hour walk should help.

    When I started on the low-carb diet (which, initially, was also portion-restricted) I was hungry all the time. Now, one year later, hunger comes and goes and is less intense.
     
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  6. Diligent500

    Diligent500 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi to all

    Low carb plus metformin plus insulin plus another diabetic med when it arrives from chemist have lost some weight I might add must be eating healthier.

    Diligent500.
     
  7. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    Carbs make you hungry, so eating low carb with sufficient fats will stop the hunger. Metformin is an appetite suppressant, so that may also be playing a part.
     
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    LittleGreyCat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You seem to be treating this as a problem.:)

    If you need to lose weight and you aren't feeling hungry most of the time then isn't this a bonus?

    If you are getting most of your energy from body fat then you won't really need to eat much and you should, I suppose, concentrate on vitamins and minerals either by supplements or eating mainly leafy vegetables. A small amount of protein is needed but not much. Carbohydrates are not needed. Just aim for small tasty meals with lots of nutrients and lots of flavour.
     
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