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    My wife has gestational diabetes. I'll let her...

    My wife has gestational diabetes. I'll let her know your thoughts on eating less and training regularly.
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    It's because of carb reduction, but not because...

    It's because of carb reduction, but not because of gluconeogenesis. When you don't eat a lot of carbs, your body gets lazy about managing your blood sugar, because it doesn't have to do that as...
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    I'm not going to pile in here with both feet...

    I'm not going to pile in here with both feet because I see most everybody has already done that.

    If I was you I wouldn't preach at her at all. You should think of her as a family friend (that you...
  4. I find it helpful to think of having building...

    I find it helpful to think of having building blocks for recipes.

    Such as, things you can have as a 'base' to your meal
    1. Boiled Rice
    2. Boiled Potatoes
    3. Oven Baked / Roasted or Slowcooked...
  5. Newspapers were only good for two things: ...

    Newspapers were only good for two things: Breaking the news, and editorialising (opinion pieces).

    The internet now breaks all of the news first, so the only way newspapers can compete is by...
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    Are you eating once or twice a day? Was was...

    Are you eating once or twice a day? Was was finding that I was struggling to get enough calories eating once a day, so I switched to a substantial breakfast, and boom, problems gone.
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    So, we bought a different multivitamin for the...

    So, we bought a different multivitamin for the kids and it was only when we opened them that we realised that they were gummi bears!

    The nutritional information said that 2 gummis were the serving...
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    Yes, we have a meatless evening meal one day a...

    Yes, we have a meatless evening meal one day a week, inspired by the More with less cookbook.

    Our go-to meals are all slowcooker meals: chickpea curry, baked potatoes and bean casserole.
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    Just made Munchkin bars for the kids, they love...

    Just made Munchkin bars for the kids, they love it.

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    ** Munchkin Bars **
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    ** Wet ingredients **
    1/2 cup brown sugar (this was 1 cup in the original recipe,...
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    I take a Potassium Iodide liquid supplement.

    I take a Potassium Iodide liquid supplement.
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    Homemade Ghee (clarified butter)

    Homemade Ghee (clarified butter)
  12. I would just ask about gluten-free food options. ...

    I would just ask about gluten-free food options. That will cover most of it.
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    They go sweeter the more they ripen. It...

    They go sweeter the more they ripen.

    It shouldn't be that much of a surprise that people like sweet things surely?
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    You had to necro a 5 year old thread to fat-shame...

    You had to necro a 5 year old thread to fat-shame Griff?

    A frowny face for you good sir.
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    We bought that book, but it's not one of the good...

    We bought that book, but it's not one of the good ones that we share with other people.


    Perfect Health Diet by Jaminet I think is a far better resource.
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    It's a topic that basically only comes up when...

    It's a topic that basically only comes up when newbies post a breathless thread asking for advice about their test results.

    The basic science hasn't changed.
  17. My rule of thumb is, ghee to cook with. Butter...

    My rule of thumb is, ghee to cook with. Butter at the table, or if it's a baking recipe that calls for fat.
  18. I thi9nk you're a bit of a tool if you don't...

    I thi9nk you're a bit of a tool if you don't think that those things aren't at least related to each other.

    I think that the industrialisation of food is the primary cause of the obesity epidemic,...
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    You guys. OP specifically asked you *NOT* to...

    You guys. OP specifically asked you *NOT* to comment if you hadn't read the article.

    That way lies madness. MAAAADNESSS!!!!
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    Sounds like your body is reacting to *something*,...

    Sounds like your body is reacting to *something*, and it seems to be in the chocolate. I wouldn't cut it out completely though. Maybe change the times you eat it, or reduce it to a weekly thing. ...
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    Yeah, eating food that has high satiety (protein...

    Yeah, eating food that has high satiety (protein and fat) makes it relatively painless to reduce total calorie consumption.
  22. No, ghee is better to cook with because the...

    No, ghee is better to cook with because the proteins don't burn in the pan.
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    Yeah, the only thing we have with the kids is we...

    Yeah, the only thing we have with the kids is we don't buy bread, so there's none in the house to make toast sandwiches with.

    However, when they are out, we have no problem with them eating...
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    I've noticed that I'm now extremely sensitive to...

    I've noticed that I'm now extremely sensitive to alcohol since cutting out bread. I feel the effects of even one glass of wine.

    Or maybe I'm juts getting old :)
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