previous topic · next topic
djncpb@hotma...

Joined: Oct 12
Posts: 5

      quote  
Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 04:04
Hi all, I hope all is going well with the diets. In an attempt to add more fibre to my diet I use a lot of brans. I have tried to add to the database, following the manufacturers nutritional values. On 'toasted soya bran' the listing says 7.9g Carbs and 60g Fibre. But the database will not allow me to enter the data like this saying 'fibre cannot be greater than the value for carbs' I want to be accurate with my postings so my question is - do I need to add the fibre to the carb value to get 'total carbs' then list fibre as per manufacurer's listing? I have a few more 'high fibre' listings to make but want to be accurate!

FrostyLady

Joined: Dec 09
Posts: 366

      quote  
Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 07:58
It is already in database under this: Neal's Yard Wholefood

Toasted soya bran.
djncpb@hotma...

Joined: Oct 12
Posts: 5

      quote  
Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 08:04
Many thanks but it was the one I put in today.
liv001

Joined: Oct 09
Posts: 676

      quote  
Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 08:42
If you use a foreign label then that is probably waht you have to do. In North America Total carbs is always the sugar/starch carbs AND the fiber carbs. So that means fiber will never be greater than totla carbs.
djncpb@hotma...

Joined: Oct 12
Posts: 5

      quote  
Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 11:05
thanks for that. It is the same in the UK (normally). I think it may be a 'trick' to make it appear healthier!



Forum Search
Advanced forum search


Latest Posts

Going on "A" diet.....
I agree, it is definetly in the calories you take in vs the amount you burn. So a "diet" is not healthy, I think it is more about your game plan to allow your body to burn the calories you eat, ...
by Kathy Smith on 30 Jul 14 12:07 AM
belly fat
I will pile on and add that you can't spot reduce. You don't have control over where you body finds the stored fat to burn. What you DO have control of is muscle tone. That being said, you can ...
by eddie1261 on 30 Jul 14 12:06 AM
Welcome
Welcome! That's great. I've told a bunch of people about FS but not sure anyone has come up here as a result!
by Draglist on 29 Jul 14 08:18 PM
Dislike the gym? An alternative
I love walking too, but i don't really favour the social stuff. I walk for fun and as my part of my daily commute. It really is the best type of exercise. I paid for a year at a gym early in my diet ...
by JasminEmerald on 29 Jul 14 06:42 PM
Sugar free redbull
It's one of those things that people apply the word "moderation" to. Energy drinks aren't really "good" for you. But if you have no heart abnormalities, you count the kJ/cals ...
by JasminEmerald on 29 Jul 14 06:34 PM