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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,182
Posted By Coleslaw
Do you grill in the snow ? I guess that would be...

Do you grill in the snow ? I guess that would be one way to warm up :D I asked OH to do a Guy Fawkes Night BBQ on 5th November and he refused. :(
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,438
Posted By Coleslaw
Which fish do you eat when low carbing ?

Hi there :) Was wondering which fish people eat when low carbing. I've seen salmon and tuna mentioned quite a bit, but nothing else.

Is that because if you live hundreds/thousands of miles from...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By Coleslaw
B - 3 grilled (broiled) Korkers locally made...

B - 3 grilled (broiled) Korkers locally made sausages, 2 Irish free range fried eggs and approx 100g button mushrooms fried in Extra Virgin olive oil. Mug of tea with Lactofree milk.

L - Smoky...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 43,893
Posted By Coleslaw
Hmm, I think what you save by not eating cakes,...

Hmm, I think what you save by not eating cakes, biscuits, crisps, bread, chocolate bars, ready meals, pasta, noodles and total junk like instant noodles can be spent on real food eg eggs, cream,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 87,357
Posted By Coleslaw
Interesting thread !! I checked currency...

Interesting thread !!

I checked currency conversion website and today $20 USD gets me 12.59 GBP which doesn't seem anywhere near like enough for food for a week because I spend around 100 GBP per...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 35,078
Posted By Coleslaw
Interesting thread !! I checked currency...

Interesting thread !!

I checked currency conversion website and today $20 USD gets me 12.59 GBP which doesn't seem anywhere near like enough for food for a week because I spend around 100 GBP per...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,117
Posted By Coleslaw
I'd suggest eating more vegetarian food with eggs...

I'd suggest eating more vegetarian food with eggs and cheese. Own brands, special offers, reduced to go stuff stashed in the freezer. Dunno about the US but in the UK ready prepared frozen veg can...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 60,186
Posted By Coleslaw
I try to shop the special offers and stash them...

I try to shop the special offers and stash them in the chest freezer under the stairs. It's about half full at the moment with fish, duck legs and veal mince. I get stuff out 24 hrs in advance to...
Forum: Diabetes 04-08-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 37,563
Posted By Coleslaw
I had to buy my own meter 5.00 GBP but if I'd...

I had to buy my own meter 5.00 GBP but if I'd sent the form in could have got the VAT (sales tax) of 20% off. I get strips on prescription when I want them but my doctor says I don't need to test...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 04-08-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By Coleslaw
In the UK organic has to have 95% + organic...

In the UK organic has to have 95% + organic ingredients to be labelled organic. Between 70%-95% organic ingredients, those can be labelled organic in the ingredients list. Under 70% organic...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 04-08-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By Coleslaw
Organic in the UK

If 95% or more of the ingredients are organic the product may be labelled organic. Organic products are licensed by UK/EU and usually accredited by an appropriate organic organisation.

Between...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 04-08-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,539
Posted By Coleslaw
I looked up the position in the UK. In Scotland,...

I looked up the position in the UK. In Scotland, it is prohibited to sell raw untreated milk and has been since 1983. In England and Wales, farmers may sell it direct to the public after getting a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,725
Posted By Coleslaw
Parmesan crisps, olives, cornichons, gherkins,...

Parmesan crisps, olives, cornichons, gherkins, pickled eggs, mixed salted roasted nuts, dry roasted peanuts, sugar free marshmallows, sugar free chewing gum, 90% cocoa chocolate, harder cheeses eg...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,182
Posted By Coleslaw
Too cold here in Southern England atm to BBQ. It...

Too cold here in Southern England atm to BBQ. It being Spring weather has varied from 19C to 10C and Scotland has snow.

British steaks are smaller, tougher and more expensive than Canuck ones,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,961
Posted By Coleslaw
When I married in 1995 I was UK size 12 by 1997 I...

When I married in 1995 I was UK size 12 by 1997 I was UK size 22 and looked 9 months pregnant. When I started LC I dropped to UK size 18 then 16. I've given up alcohol now and have a flatter stomach...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,354
Posted By Coleslaw
My maternal grandfather worked for Lindt so I was...

My maternal grandfather worked for Lindt so I was reared on the stuff as a kid !

My OH gets me the Lindt Excellence 90% cocoa chocolate bars with 14g carbs for the whole 100g bar. I had some last...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,478
Posted By Coleslaw
Ingenious idea.. in practice this wouldn't work...

Ingenious idea.. in practice this wouldn't work for me. OH and I only ever go to Pizza Hut with my mother because she loves pizza. Ma would lecture me for wasting food !!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-08-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By Coleslaw
JustPeachy, as a kid I was only allowed cooked...

JustPeachy, as a kid I was only allowed cooked breakfasts on Christmas Day because my father had high cholesterol and my mother just wouldn't cook anything he wasn't allowed. So the whole low fat...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,451
Posted By Coleslaw
I think the difference may be that they're eating...

I think the difference may be that they're eating pretty much unrefined carbs compared to say Western bread.

I read that the population with the most diabetes however is an island nr Fiji and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,732
Posted By Coleslaw
Food in the USA seems very cheap compared to the...

Food in the USA seems very cheap compared to the UK. I can get 12 mixed weight class A eggs from barn hens (battery cages now illegal in EU) for 1.00 GBP but buy 6 extra large Irish free range for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,027
Posted By Coleslaw
I miss A&W diet root beer, very difficult to find...

I miss A&W diet root beer, very difficult to find in the UK. I drink about one 330ml can of Diet Pepsi or Diet Cherry Coke a day; 6 x 330ml cans costs around 3.25 GBP and it seems expensive to me.
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,100
Posted By Coleslaw
The melted butter was always the best thing about...

The melted butter was always the best thing about toast..as a kid I would lick the butter off first then add more.

I cook with butter quite a bit.. it's great for omelettes. I add a weeny bit of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,451
Posted By Coleslaw
BUMP Dr Robert Lustig is a hero along with...

BUMP

Dr Robert Lustig is a hero along with Gary Taubes. In the EU and in Australia High Fructose Corn Syrup is banned but that doesn't mean there's no added sugar. I think generally that women...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,960
Posted By Coleslaw
I buy Total Greek yogurt in the big tubs and it...

I buy Total Greek yogurt in the big tubs and it keeps for ages. I just dump a couple of dessertspoonfuls on top of food (especially spicy stuff) or soup. I'm a bit confused because the stuff I buy,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,217
Posted By Coleslaw
When I was in my early twenties, commuting to...

When I was in my early twenties, commuting to London I would over eat on the train ie Twirl, Cadbury's Dairy Milk, Bounty.. my mother sneakily put me on the Rosemary Conley Hip and Thigh Diet. I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,909
Posted By Coleslaw
I don't drink instant coffee at all. I have...

I don't drink instant coffee at all. I have freshly ground Columbian coffee in a two cup cafetiere, taken black, maybe three times a year. I was a complete coffee addict as a teenager though, I got...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,478
Posted By Coleslaw
I find eating out is a PITA. Can't eat...

I find eating out is a PITA.

Can't eat anything but salad at Pizza Hut or McDonald's. Harvester and Beefeater don't have full nutritional info for their food so it's guesswork. The breakfast at...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,499
Posted By Coleslaw
I eat cheese, I never eat cakes. Brie ...

I eat cheese, I never eat cakes.

Brie
Camembert
Petit Cherba
Port Salut
Maroilles
Pont l'Eveque
Feta
Halloumi
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,874
Posted By Coleslaw
In December I bought a reduced price whole...

In December I bought a reduced price whole Scottish responsibly sourced salmon for 14.27 GBP in Sainsbury's and had the fishmonger cut it into steaks for me. Salmon is 4.00 GBP per kilo on special...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By Coleslaw
OH is an atheist and I'm a lapsed Buddhist. My...

OH is an atheist and I'm a lapsed Buddhist. My mother celebrates Easter and will be at some church thing and my brother who also celebrates will be spending the holiday with his fiancee's parents in...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,129
Posted By Coleslaw
I eat my broccoli raw, with Hellmann's mayo :D...

I eat my broccoli raw, with Hellmann's mayo :D Most people just totally overcook it :(

That would be a toss up between celeriac (celery root) and fennel mash or swede (rutabaga) oven chips :dunno:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By Coleslaw
Breakfast Two soft-boiled Irish free range...

Breakfast

Two soft-boiled Irish free range eggs
Mug of tea made with Lactofree reduced lactose filtered semi-skimmed UHT milk

Lunch

Small tub cottage cheese, handful of roasted salted mixed...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By Coleslaw
Breakfast Two Irish free range eggs and...

Breakfast

Two Irish free range eggs and about 100g button mushrooms, fried in Extra Virgin olive oil. Mug of tea made with Lactofree filtered reduced lactose semi-skimmed UHT milk.

Lunch
...
Forum: The Maintain Lane 04-07-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 9,856
Posted By Coleslaw
I have Type 2 diabetes so for me, low carb is not...

I have Type 2 diabetes so for me, low carb is not a weight loss plan but a way of life. That makes sticking to it simultaneously easier and harder.

When I walk in the supermarket, I have the...
Forum: Diabetes 04-07-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,690
Posted By Coleslaw
Metformin is the first diabetes medication...

Metformin is the first diabetes medication doctors reach for in the UK. It's been around since 1958 here but only 1972 in Canada and 1995 in USA as I understand it.

Metformin is heart protective,...
Forum: Diabetes 04-07-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,111
Posted By Coleslaw
I was diagnosed by chance with an obscure...

I was diagnosed by chance with an obscure symptom, fascitis in the balls of my feet. I didn't have any of the classic diabetes symptoms at all and still don't. However, if I eat or drink something...
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