I am 57 and have Type 2 since 2001.
Fasting Blood Sugar is between 5-6.2 and last HBA1c 6.7
Weight 69kgm Height 1.57m BM1 28 - Need to Lose 9kg!
I am Type 2 Diabetic and am looking at testing LCFH. I am vegetarian - Do not eat Eggs, Fish Chicken or Meat. I do eat Cheese and drink Whole Milk.
I would like some help as my diet has been mainly Chapatis, White Rice Dal and vegetable curries - Potatoes, Gobi, Mutter, Aubergines and other indian vegetables like karela, Turia Bhindi etc I also eat various lettuces and salads with plenty of tomatoes carrots
I also eat Chick Peas Mung , Chana Dal etc
I also eat steamed vegetables like Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Carrots, Green Beans dressed with Apple cider vinegar Lemon Juice , Himalayan Salt and Black Pepper
How does making curry in Sunflower Oil affect Blood sugar ? Are alternatives better ?
What about fried foods like Samosas, Bateta Wada , Bhajias and Khaman Dhokla?
Do I have to cut out Roti Paratha and Thepla completely?
I eat Almonds, Walnuts, Brazil nuts and Pista and sunflower seeds , Flax Seeds and Chia seeds
I want to really try LCHF Diet but do not know where to start and need some help
I drink 3 cups of Chai daily and eat fruits like Apple , Guava Pears , Strawberries , Pineapple Avocado and occasionally Bananas Mangoes and Water Melon
I want to come of medicines - Metformin 2x850mg Daily I also have High Blood Pressure controlled by medication - between 80-95/ 125/150
I do not drink or smoke
Please help with any comments regarding Low Carb and High Fat vegetarian foods and best way to lose weight - I do some walking but do not go to a GYM