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anacal

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Posted: 12 Jun 2011, 00:03
I thought it was ok to eat broccoli, I also thought it had O carbs. Went way over my 20 carbs today. Can't do this again.
askidmore

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Posted: 12 Jun 2011, 00:06
Hiya,
I didn't think broccoli had that many carbs in. Check Atkins web site or look here att NET carbs
Wazzy

Joined: Mar 11
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Posted: 12 Jun 2011, 15:25
Yeah, I use broccoli to up my carbs/veggie carbs if I dont' have enough by dinner time. What helped me as to check out possible foods BEFORE I would eat them here. After a couple of days, you get a feel for what's low and what's high; makes it much easier.
Good luck and know that going over on veggies once in while isnt' a bad thing; just don't make a habit of it. Also, as long as your NCs stay below 50, you should still be in ketosis (fat burning mode).
Take care.
FrostyLady

Joined: Dec 09
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Posted: 12 Jun 2011, 18:34
What surprised me is that your broccoli has no fiber!!!!! It is not the carbs coming from broccoli you should be worried about!!!! Broccoli is good for you!!!!!!!!
mdep1229

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Posted: 12 Jun 2011, 21:14
Took a look at your diet calendar - it's not the broccoli you need to worry about, but the spring rolls with 20g carbs, and the popsicles!
llbmeme

Joined: Dec 10
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Posted: 13 Jun 2011, 08:23
anacal, what the heck are broccoli leaves ? Change it to broccoli raw,or cooked which ever way you ate it will change the NC results.
greerp

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Posted: 13 Jun 2011, 09:52
Eating too much brocolli will not hurt your induction. The Springs Rolls will. Most of your net carbs are coming from them.
greerp

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Posted: 13 Jun 2011, 09:53
Oh and you are not eating enough. You need more fats and veggies.
anacal

Joined: Jun 11
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Posted: 13 Jun 2011, 16:19
Thanks guys for your replies and yes I did make a mistake on the spring rolls that day, that won't happen again.



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