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Re: [IP] Be aware of false nutrition facts!



Ahhhh, i too notice this problem with carbs not "looking" like the amount
listed on the package. Especially the small snack size chips, pretzels, etc.
I always double check, and think it through. Don't rely on the package
alone.
Mag
----- Original Message -----
From: "Hirsch Meisels" <email @ redacted>
To: "Insulin Pumpers" <email @ redacted>
Cc: "Jewish Diabetes" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2000 1:24 AM
Subject: [IP] Be aware of false nutrition facts!


> I wanted to eat a small bag of Potato Chips, looked on the nutrition
facts,
> it said serving size 1 oz. (28 gr/about 18 chips) Total carbohydrate  13
g.
> It didn't look to me that it had 18 chips, Then I looked at the front of
the
> package it said Net Wt. 3/4 OZ. 21 grams.  Now I was already confused does
> it have 28 g or 21 g?
> So! back to the scale, weighed it, what do you think it weighed? 13
grams!!
> which means it had only 6 grams of carb instead of 13.
> Be aware!
>
> Rabbi Hirsch Meisels
> Co-Executive Director
> Jewish Diabetes Association
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