The truth about cooking sprays?

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mossum

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Posted: 21 Jan 2010, 11:42
Does anyone know what the real calories are in cooking sprays? I know there has to be an evil truth hiding behind the label, which says it's a completely innocent alternative to butter or oil, but only if you use a spray that lasts ONE THIRD OF A SECOND!

I don't think any of us use only a 1/3 second spray in the pan if we're preparing eggs or veggies or whatever. It's more like a couple of seconds, I'd guess.

Anyone?
bebivens89

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Posted: 22 Jan 2010, 00:14
I saw this too:

12.5 sprays (2.5 grams) = 10 calories; 1 fat gram
25 sprays (5.0 grams) = 20 calories; 2 fat grams
27.5 sprays (7.5 grams) = 30 calories; 3 fat grams

24 sprays or 1 teaspoon = 17 calories; 1.9 fat grams
72 sprays or 1 tablespoon = 52 calories; 5.8 fat grams
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Posted: 22 Jan 2010, 08:50
Is there a 0 calorie spray available?
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skfhamilton

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Posted: 22 Jan 2010, 12:54
Yes, I just bought my first 0 calorie butter spray yesterday. my trainer/nutrionist also recommends it.
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Posted: 22 Jan 2010, 13:45
olive oil is full of good fat. Yes it has calories, but in moderation it is good for you and your diet. Don't cut out too much fat! No need.

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Posted: 07 Apr 2010, 23:04
I agree with k8yk. About 1/4 tbsp of EVOO (hehe) and a good non-stick pan goes a long way! Not to mention, awesome flavor as a bonus.
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