Red cabbage -- can't be right!

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366to266

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Posted: 11 Jan 2013, 05:52
Hot on the heels of my error with the chicken I am also confused becasue today I ate ONE OUNCE, yes, a tiny amount or red cabbage, pickled in a jar, and this site's calculator has logged it as a massive ten carbs -- half my day's allowance. Surely not?
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jonnybadback

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Posted: 11 Jan 2013, 07:05
Its not the cabbage. Its what they add to pickle it.
366to266

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Posted: 11 Jan 2013, 16:11
Oh dear. I thought it was just vinegar!
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eKatherine

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Posted: 11 Jan 2013, 16:21
Read the nutrition information on the jar. Sometimes the information in the database is incorrect, or it may relate to a product different from the one you are eating.

Pickled cabbage does have a lot of sugar in it, but if the serving size was assuming you were going to drink the syrup, that would make a big difference, too.



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