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Old 01-19-2011, 22:16   #1
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I would like to start a conversation just for grins on what foods or beverages you really like that cause a minimal rise in blood sugar levels. Of course this varies by the individual, but I am curious about what you found by trial and error, as I might try some of your favorites. There are no wrong answers in this thread, it is based solely upon your personal experience.

I will start with Greek style yogurt mixed with all kinds of nuts. Easy to prepare, custard-like spoon treat with pleasant crunch. How about you?

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I will say that I really like to take a no-carb yogurt (usually vanilla) and add some nuts to it.
I love cheese, nuts, beef sticks, etc. and these don't raise my BG.

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I tend to base my meals around meat, fish, dairy and eggs to eat accompanied by a wide variety of vegetables.

Cheese to follow - or, alternatively, low-fat yoghurt.

Fruit and nuts for snacks - also pickled vegetables

Red wine and sparkling water to drink.

Basically, that's the method of eating that I've adopted whether I'm eating at home or in English, Indian, Chinese, Italian, Spanish or whatever type of restaurant or pub.

Adopting that way of eating seems to have done me no harm whatsoever and seems to have sorted out my non-insulin Type 2 condition. After ten years of being diabetic, I have got off my metformin medication and I'm having no difficulty whatsoever in keeping my blood glucose levels below 7.8 (140) almost all of the time.

Basically, my body is reacting as though I've been cured. Whether this will stay the same forever then only time will tell.

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I dearly love my eggs & bacon/sausage. I dearly love a slab of medium-rare prime rib. I didn't discover these by trial & error - I already know they contain no carbohydrate, but I love them anyway.

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I just love bacon and eggs. Can't leave out string cheese!

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cauliflower,broccoli,raddish,cabbage,lactosefree soyamilk never spikes for me

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My favorite low carb snack that I am absolutely addicted to? Blue Diamond habanero bbq almonds...omg.....drool....

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Avacados will send my bg much lower. Also anything with coconut oil or flaxseed will send my bg down.

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My favorite low carb snack that I am absolutely addicted to? Blue Diamond habanero bbq almonds...omg.....drool....
Those don't raise your BG? I'm surprised... I would think something with sugar, molasses, cane refinery syrup and maltodextrin would shoot mine through the roof.

Or is there just so few of it they don't affect you?

Then again, knowing my love for that kind of snack food, I would worry if I ate one of those I'd eat the entire jar...

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Hmm ? So many choices...
Pretty much any raw fruit or vegetable.
Like black olives, a pepper salad (red bell, orange bell, jalapeno, poblano, cubanelle, etc.. all chopped up and served with a zero carb dressing.), walnuts, raspberries, avocados with cinnamon, etc ...

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