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potatoe question

S: 12st3lb C: 11st1lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 24.3 Loss: 1st2lb(9.36%)
#2
I weigh them before cooking, in my experience a jacket potato shrinks by between 25% and 30% when you bake it because the water evaporates, that's a lot of variance and calories right there, and because every cooked potato is going to be slightly different (a few minutes more or less + diff in size = different percentage of water lost) I would never use estimates for cooked potato from a book... ditto rice and pasta actually.

(Full disclosure - I'm naturally quite an obsessive person, I happily calculate my calories to point ten of a single calorie for example, so this might not be the best approach for everyone, by a long way. :8855:)
 
S: 17st0lb C: 10st12.2lb G: 10st9lb BMI: 25.3 Loss: 6st1.8lb(36.05%)
#3
I'd weigh before cooking.
 


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