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  1. Dinosaur

    Dinosaur Full Member

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    Can I add fresh ginger, fresh chilli and fresh coriander (as oppossed to dry powdered stuff) to my chicken and green veg?

    I'm in the mood for Thai food tonight!:p
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  3. jane

    jane Opinionated

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    Ah that's a tricky one.
    The fresh corianer is fine.
    I think that chili powder is Ok ,so assume that a small bit of fresh can't be too bad. (sweet pepper ie capsicum is not allowed as it has a lot of natural sugar)
    The ginger is more tricky. I can't find a refernce on line for either stem or root ginger. However you don't say if you're going to eat it or just use it to flavour & them remove it. (goes without saying that ginger in syrup is forbidden)

    sorry i can't help more. my instinct is to make the thai curry ,enjoy it, then test your wee with ketostix in the morning to make sure it was all ok.
  4. Dinosaur

    Dinosaur Full Member

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    Thanks Julie!

    I tend to eat around the ginger so it is just for flavouring, so will hopefuly be fine.

    I don't have any Ketostix, but I guess I'll know if I'm in Ketosis by if I feel hungry. Either way, I'll be ticking to everything else so I'm sure if I do go out it'll only be for a short time.

    I'll try my psuedo Thai recipe tonight:p
  5. sarahloveswelshcobs

    sarahloveswelshcobs Full Member

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    low carb, low fat
    If you are only on one meal a day and avoiding bread, rice and potatoes - you'll find it hard to come out ketosis by accident.

    I'm doing my own thing as opposed to a ss diet. One decent pretty low carb meal a day with plenty fo greens and I've stayed in ketosis for coming up 3 months !
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