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Type 1 Keto > Nutrition

What we eat and when we eat, it is vital for health. The principle that we should eat real food applies in Type 1 diabetes, of course. But we have the added challenge of choosing the food that suits a body with no means of making its insulin. A keto diet makes sense in Type 1 diabetes. The good news is that it contains many great foods and recipes. It might be necessary to go without carbs, but you will not miss out on the enjoyment of eating. You might also want to grow your own food. Take a look.It is also a useful resource for people with Type 1 diabetes.

Keto Kickstarter

The Keto Kickstarter Basic is a 2 week set of starter-menus based around 30g of carbohydrates, ethically-sourced food, locally produced where possible. The menus are split into 2 separate weeks with a shopping list and menus for each week.

Protein

Protein is a relatively ignored nutrient in Type 1. Most people with Type 1 diabetes are advised to consume protein ‘in moderation’ (whatever that is). Protein in advanced diabetes complications is restricted because of renal disease, but for the vast… Read More »Protein