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Re: [IP] carb counting beans

email @ redacted wrote:
> In a message dated 3/21/99 8:59:03 PM US Eastern Standard Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
> << How do you carb count for beans?  My dietition advised counting half the
>  carbs for beans as they are so high in protein as well.
>  I had 1-1/2 cups of kidney beans with 1-1/2 c. chedddar cheese on top.
>  The carbs for this amount of kidneys are 60 Gm.  I bolused for half that
>  amount and am hypo 1-1/2 hours later.  Any other experiences with beans? >>
> 1 1/2 cups of cheese? Gee, that's a lot of fat -- which slows down the
> absorption of carbohydrates. Probably why you were hypo.

Thanks for spotting that one.  It was 1-1/2 oz. of cheese, which I
suspect does not have all that much fat in it, afterall.  Barbara?

Janet Riganti

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