I'm ignoring it but want something simple, TYPE 2

By Anonymous Latest Reply 2010-04-25 18:51:59 -0500
Started 2010-04-24 15:47:39 -0500

Dose anybody heard of eating large volume to weight to get hunger satisfaction quickly
using foods that the stomach can't digest
quickly, and passing the food and then supplimating with vitamings?

If there are such foods which are they?

Does water get converted to suger also?

I sure would like to know and keep it simple.

2 replies

GabbyPA 2010-04-25 13:53:53 -0500 Report

I am not 100% sure I understand your questions.

What I think you are asking about are volume foods? I eat lots of leafy greens, they are low carb and I can fill up on them. I found as I ate more healthy foods, I had more satisfied meals. I feel full longer and get full faster. My body is not craving more food because my body is getting nutrients that it needs.

Another volume food is fiber. It usually comes in whole grains. When you eat whole grains you will also tend to feel full. Also beans are a great source of fiber, but like grains, they come with carbs. So you have to count both. Though a carb that has good fiber in it, is far better for you than a carb that has no fiber in it.

I would never recommend passing on natural nutrients (food) to supplement with pills. Natural foods will always work better for your body. You may add things, specially since as diabetics we can be deficient in some minerals. But pills are not what our bodies are made to consume.

Water with no additives does not convert to sugar or glucose. It is the one free thing in life that we consume. However, we cannot live on it alone. I'm afraid it is not quite that simple.

I hope that helped. If not, let me know and I will try to help you out.

Lakeland 2010-04-25 18:51:59 -0500 Report

at my classes, Eat healthy and eat often, I was told it's better to try to keep blood sugar numbers level. when I was learning how to eat I'd take my sugars very often 2 hours after every meal/snack. to see what my body would turn into sugar or not.

I was told lots of water keeps your kidneys flushed & feeling full but it doesn't have nutricion

Whole grains in your carbohydrates (ie. breds, crackers) make the body work harder to turn those carbs into sugar so therefore your sugar numbers won't spike and it keeps the stomache fully longer so you don't want to eat. I did lose 30 lbs with there advice. they told me to eat fruit. Fruit really spikes my blood sugar so I don't eat it that often. she told me that I'm losing many good nutrients, by avoiding fruit.

For fruit juice in the mornings I use things like ocean spray cranberry with splenda.

And portion sizes & walking help me lose weight. My husband & I order take out because we can split the dinners easier and with the weather getting warmer we look forward to grilling.

One of the books from class, suggested this & it has helped me very much. when dining pick the carb you most want. sugar is sugar & carbs turn into sugar, so if you want dessert then don't eat the bread or pasta, If you want the bread then don't have dessert. Proteins & vegetable have very little to do with your blood sugar so that is the least of your worries.

I just had surgery so I'm writing this to you & reminding myself, it's so easy to grab the quickest thing & that's usually the junk food. so shop wisely. if you really are into junk food make it diabetic friendly, use sugar free jello, puddings, I love fiber one bars, high fiber chocolate, they are a great snack for me,

I love baby carrots in the bag, peeled & ready to eat, that is my in between meal snacks, healthy & keeps me from binging when I eat a meal because I'm always satisfied with something.

Take care & good luck

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