Weigh food before of after cooking?

previous topic · next topic
RollyDude

Joined: Dec 12
Posts: 28

      quote  
Posted: 01 Feb 2013, 23:41
I cooked some chicken breast earlier - It was 490 grams before cooking then 325g afterwards. When adding to my food list should I show pre-cooked or cooked weight?
It's a mater of choice, hard work and a bit of OCD !!
Spacey47

Joined: Apr 12
Posts: 916

      quote  
Posted: 02 Feb 2013, 00:30
Cooked weight, most of what has been lost its water and some fat.
Spacey47

Joined: Apr 12
Posts: 916

      quote  
Posted: 02 Feb 2013, 02:23
Blake147 wrote:
Evidence also exists that bacteria infested teeth and gums lead to a swelling inside the body, It can further cause a heart and artery complication. It is also suggested by medical experts that one should consult a dentist every six months...


Very relevant to this threadRolling Eyes
wade...

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 4

      quote  
Posted: 02 Feb 2013, 03:44
I've given some numarical information accuracy..that chicken and other meats lose about 30% weight after they have been cooked.weight food before of after cooking changed.
eKatherine

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 1,286

      quote  
Posted: 02 Feb 2013, 07:31
You have to look up the weight as you weighed the ingredient. If you weighed it raw, look up the raw measurement. If you weighed it cooked, look it up cooked. They don't always agree exactly, but it's close enough. What's hard is when it doesn't say whether they measured it raw or cooked, which can make a big difference.
wholefoodnut

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 2,780

      quote  
Posted: 02 Feb 2013, 08:30
it's kind of a pain when you can only find the cooked amt when it is an incredient in a dish==impossible to measure once cooked. Daily burn tracker site has many foods listed that are not on this site.

"A health claim on a food product is a good indication that it is not really food" Michael Pollan

Jeri
liv001

Joined: Oct 09
Posts: 676

      quote  
Posted: 02 Feb 2013, 09:14
I always do raw if I can



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

THE BIGGEST LOSER - MUST NOT SEE TV
The Biggest Loser does not provide a sustainable program. 1) High intensity primarily core cardio workout. The contestants lose quite a bit of muscle on this type of exercise routine. Cardio slows ...
by PlanoMike on 03 May 16 02:56 PM
low calorie restaurant lunches?
Some of the larger chain restaurants will have certain items designated with "low carb," "low fat", or list the number of calories -- although that designation is usually only for the ...
by pandasmom on 03 May 16 11:26 AM
First Day
rabbitjb wrote: If you haven't lost weight since October you are eating too many calories That's it This.
by jimmiepop on 03 May 16 10:44 AM
fitness devices
Does anyone use the MOOV NOW™ – The multi-sport wearable coach device? or any other Fitness device ? what is the best ?
by Saige18 on 03 May 16 08:38 AM
DO NOT FEAR THE CARB!
Ty Diablo360x Its good to be active again.
by pattychaney on 03 May 16 06:59 AM