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Re: [IPk] Strange carb experiences



Hi Elizabeth
I don't know anything about carb counts of flowers, but I do seem to remember 
you had a similar experience before with flowers.....

Or perhaps it wasn't related to the food at all but something else???
Di

On Wednesday 10 July 2002 18:57, you wrote:
> So I made a salad, and the salad had greens, and cheese, and a few flowers.
> And it took _4_ units of insulin, where 1 unit = 16g.
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> I've checked the USDA database, but they don't give carb values for
> nasturtium and sage flowers. They _do_ give values for sesbania flower
> (lovely looking), which is 6.7g per flower! If the nasturtiums are roughly
> similar in value, and I ate 4, that would be 26.8, or 1.7units. I have
> considered that rocket might have more carb, but I'm sceptical.
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> Does anyone here know anything about the carb values of flowers? Seeing as
> they are now popular in trendy restaurants, it's not a bad thing to know.
> BTW, my kitchen and garden is _anything_ but trendy.
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> elizabeth
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