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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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