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Werther's Original

Sugar Free Hard Candy

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 peice
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 2
Calories 8
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 0.2g 0%
  Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 11mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 2.8g 1%
  Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  Sugars 0g  
  Other Carbohydrate 2.8g  
Protein 0g  
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Additional Description/Notes:
Package label say 15g carbs per 5 pieces. 14-15 of that is sugar alcohols in the form of Isomalt. The whole idea of sugar alcohol is that it isn't absorbed by the body, so is subtracted from the carbs. So far, FatSecret's only way of doing this is by counting it as fiber, but doesn't on many foods, which leaves us with not putting it in the food log.

There are MANY folks on Atkins, but many who are watching their carbs because it is a healthy way to live. I'm hoping FatSecret will find a way to incorporate sugar alcohols in the nutritional breakdown of foods. They have minimal effect on blood sugar, which is of interest to those on ANY low-carb plan, especially well as those of us on Atkins.
Information for this food was submitted to the FatSecret food database by member Lotus on 07 Jan 08, and last modified on 26 Mar 13 by member luvinlife09 .

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< 1%
of RDI*
(8 calories)
0% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (86%)
Fat (14%)
Protein (0%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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Nutrition summary:

There are 8 calories in a 1 peice serving of Werther's Original Sugar Free Hard Candy.
Calorie breakdown: 14% fat, 86% carbs, 0% protein.

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