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Re: [IP] NY Bagels and carb counting



A large bagel (like the ones from NY, I guess) weigh about 120grams.  About
50% of it is carbohydrate...so, 60 g. of carbo.
S.
----- Original Message -----
From: Michael <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, May 28, 1999 1:20 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] NY Bagels and carb counting


> > At 05:34 PM 5/27/1999  email @ redacted wrote:
> >  >I have the same trouble.  Last week I had a whole bagel and took 5
> >  extra >units and 2 hours later I was still at 215.   I cant figure
> >  this out because >on the package one bagel had 41 carbs.    Any
> >  ideas how to calculate.
> >
> > You have to be really careful about the serving size. Is it possible
> > that the label said 41 carbs per serving and each bagel = 2
> > servings. Sometimes the serving sizes are pretty arbitrary and not
> > designed for what the average adult would actually eat.
> >
> In addition, the actual serving may weigh considerably more or less
> than what the "serving size" label indicates. It is necessary to
> double check the weight.
> email @ redacted
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