Weigh food before of after cooking?

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: 3,611

      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.
"The way we eat in America makes us sick, and if we change our diet--simply incrementally-- we will be healthier." Mark Bittman Food Matters

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

Carbs, fas and genes
Thank you, obviously a tuna salad is going to be better for you than say a donut - I guess just eat healthy and everything in moderation. I think we are all looking at something to blame - sugar - carbs ...
by mhairinic on 24 Feb 18 04:38 AM
Can't exercise very much
I dropped a large, full bottle of shampoo on the top of my right foot. The doctor had x-rays, so we know it isn't broken, but it is swollen, sore, and very uncomfortable. He asked me to do RICE - ...
by alicepayne1 on 23 Feb 18 04:03 PM
Peanut Powder!?
Yes, it is ok, but you will have to sweeten it with a low cal sweetener. Don't expect it to be like pb because it isn't, but it will do in a pinch.Might be ok in a recipe, haven't tried it ...
by bnewbee on 23 Feb 18 01:25 PM
Hello
:d Hello, Everyone! I'm ready for spring!! Started on FS in August, fell off the wagon, am now newly committed. Started last Thursday, now 8 days without any fast food!! (I work 3 jobs, so it was easy ...
by Ging1960 on 23 Feb 18 11:58 AM
Total Carbs
Have started to look at everyone's food calendars to see why mine is so wrong. It only shows TOTAL carbs, protein and fats... On my daily list it shows total C, netC and fibre. How can you only show ...
by Wilpena on 23 Feb 18 07:09 AM