Reading Labels

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  1. MaxieP

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    Not started Atkins yet but I was reading some labels in Tesco earlier. I couldn't believe that there was a carb difference in different brands of cream. Normal Tesco brand was even different to the organic or finest! And even the stock cubes differed so much. I think I will need to go shopping without O/H for a while!

    Not sure if there are other veggies on here, but after reading through the 100 Quorn products (online thankfully) the bacon seems reasonably low carb (1.1g for a serving). There is a big difference between the Quorn burgers, pieces and fillets so definitely worth looking at labels and not the info in the new Atkins book!

    Maxie
     
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    Its worth signing upto supermarkets online just to browse their products nutrition info then you know which brands are best when in store... saves a bit of time. xx
     
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    Thanks, that's a great tip. Am now trawling through tinned tomatoes online so I can find some way to have a veggie curry!
     
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    that is a good idea. shall do this the weekend so can shop in half the time on monday :D
     
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    the books a guide only ALWAYS read the labels and use a carb calculater for veg or use the book as veg dont change much
     
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    Yeah definitely will do. Thought the book would be accurate with Quorn as it's a brand, but there are so many different Quorn products, I suppose 'Quorn burger' could refer to 3 different items now!
     
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    yeah
     
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    Thanks, have bookmarked it, it will be really useful :)
     
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    no probs it is amercian but gives you a good idea on things also some food outlets on there
     
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    I still read all the lables, it is astonishing how similar products vary though.
     
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