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Re: [IPk] Carb counting - pasta

John have you ever thought about making your food info available to people
here ? Since you do monitor so closely it would be useful rather than
everyone re-inventing the wheel for themselves.

PS: Hadn't heard a lot from you in a while wasn't sure if you were still here.

At 20:36 05/06/1999 +0100, you wrote:
>Hi Di
>It depends on how big your mug is! Some pasta's are bigger than others, so
>you will get more in half a mug. You really do have to weigh it.
>Pasta CHO vary according to flavour and content etc.
>Normal pasta. Dry weight 1.0 oz = 20 CHO (approx).
>I had a pasta dish last night (Friday) calculated as follows;
>2.5 oz pasta = 50 CHO
>Tomato chilli sauce = 12 CHO
>60 grm Nan Bread = 27 CHO
>Various bits & pieces = 7 CHO
>Other ingredients with no CHO value. (Chicken, celery, mushrooms etc).
>Total CHO 96
>18:12.  Mmol 6.4. bolused 8.0 units
>20:30.  Mmol 10.1
>22:30.  Mmol. 10.6. bolused 1.0 unit
>Sat. 07:22. Mmol. 7.4.
>Looking at the meal and eyeballing, I would have said that there were less
>than 80 CHO and would have bolused accordingly.
>Hope this helps
>John Davis.
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