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Lnalyn1

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Posted: 10 Mar 2011, 20:40
Hi All, when measuring amounts of vegetables eaten, do you measure it precooked or after cooking. Ex I made sauted cabbage with bacon and onions and garlic (YUM!). So is it 1 cup before I cooked it or after cooking measurement?
Hermiones...

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Posted: 10 Mar 2011, 20:50
You can measure before or after but the calorie count will differ. If you check the calorie listings, you'll see that often there are two different listings -- one for cooked and one for raw. So what it comes down to is that you have to research for cooked vs. raw calorie counts.
cobby

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Posted: 10 Mar 2011, 22:08
That's kinda strange, I made the exact same thing tonight! My polish grandpa used to make it all the time.
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MissPam123

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Posted: 11 Mar 2011, 10:43
Online in atkins it says to measure after cooking from their printable list i have for phase 1. When logging into my food chart i try my best to find a listing for a cooked item if i cooked it. numbers do change between cooked and uncooked.



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