carbs in chicken???

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366to266

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Posted: 10 Jan 2013, 13:01
In my Diet Calendar I entered 2 chicken thighs and the site has notched up 9.44 carbs for it!

That ccnnot POSSIBLY be right! Where are the carbs in chicken?

2 units chicken thigh 17.19 9.44 22.47 288
Hyperinsulinaemic, carboholic and serial failed dieter!
NCNOLE

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Posted: 10 Jan 2013, 13:30
It's b/c the one you selected can be fried - you have to be careful when selecting meats and choosing how they are cooked. I would try to find a different chicken when searching here.
blueniamh

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Posted: 10 Jan 2013, 13:36
I had a quick look at your diet calendar...you've selected the battered version basically. So, unless you did batter it in bread crumbs or something like that there's probably a better option Smile . Carbs aren't from the chicken, it's the batter in that selection.

p.s. The USDA site is awesome (where that info came from) and there are definitely better options if you just fried it (which will also be on fs site, because they have imported the database from there: http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/). E.g. http://www.fatsecret.com/calories-nutrition/generic/chicken-thigh-fried-no-coating
366to266

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Posted: 11 Jan 2013, 05:41
DUH .... what a loony! I chose the battered chicken? Whoops, must have got confused with all those choices. Never mind, I will have to remember to change it when I input it next time. Thanks folks!
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