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Supplements in Low carb diet?

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AdventCalendarsShouldBeCheese Sun 01-Sep-13 20:11:51

Hi, I'm about to embark on strict low carb from tomorrow! Do I need to take any vitamin supplements and are protein shakes a good idea as well?
If I feel hungry I plan to snack on cheese or hard boiled eggs....any other ideas?
Also is pâté allowed? <fingers crossed it is!>

goodasitgets Sun 01-Sep-13 20:19:06

I take an omega oil in liquid form and a good multi vitamin
Protein shakes I have post workout

I think pâté is ok... Just check carbs on packaged ones maybe. Tuna mixed will full fat mayo scooped on lettuce (little gem) is a good snack

AdventCalendarsShouldBeCheese Sun 01-Sep-13 20:22:34

Great thank you. I do cycle a lot so the shakes post cycle is useful.

goodasitgets Sun 01-Sep-13 20:33:44

Asda have 3 for £10 on multi vits etc (some of the Centrium ones are normally £8/9 so good deal)
I like the protein works
For protein. Cheap, good and amazing quick delivery (18hrs last time!) shock

AdventCalendarsShouldBeCheese Sun 01-Sep-13 20:36:33

Will look at that link now!

AdventCalendarsShouldBeCheese Sun 01-Sep-13 20:38:08

Oh so many! Which one? The standard whey protein shake at £9.99?

goodasitgets Sun 01-Sep-13 20:44:10

I use the whey 80, think its the first one under protein shakes

AdventCalendarsShouldBeCheese Sun 01-Sep-13 20:44:48

Thank you!

goodasitgets Sun 01-Sep-13 20:46:18

Although the naked whey protein is new and looks good - more natural

AdventCalendarsShouldBeCheese Sun 01-Sep-13 20:52:45

I have ordered the banana smooth 80! Hope it tastes good!

BlackAffronted Mon 02-Sep-13 07:18:28

I take quite a few supplements, but I take them to beat PCOS/insulin resistance rather than because I low carb.

Everyone should take vit D3 though!

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