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Sweetcorn isnt free??

Chicaloca

Silver Member
S: 20st10lb C: 20st6lb G: 16st10lb BMI: 43.5 Loss: 0st4lb(1.38%)
#1

Circes

Strutting her stuff
S: 17st12lb C: 10st7lb BMI: 22.3 Loss: 7st5lb(41.2%)
#2
You're right, tinned sweetcorn isn't free on a red day and neither are peas, parsnips, potatoes or sweet potatoes because they are higher in carbohydrate than other fruit and veg. The red plan limits your carb intake and so these are not free foods although you can have some as a HEB choice instead.
 

eternity

Gold Member
S: 16st6lb C: 9st6lb G: 9st6lb BMI: 24.1 Loss: 7st0lb(42.61%)
#3
Sweetcorn is free on EE and Green but it's not free on Red - only baby corn is free on red.

Sweet potatoes aren't on the heb list for red days.
 

Lexie_dog

UNLEASHING THE BEAST!
S: 15st12.5lb C: 15st9lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 35.3 Loss: 0st3.5lb(1.57%)
#4
the regular "mature" sweetcorn is highly carby/calorific, meaning its treated as a starch along with the peas and parsnips. Its free on green/extra easy, but not super free.

Baby corn is very high in water, so low in calorie density, meaning it takes more to fill you up.

Sweet potatoes are much higher in sugar than normal potatoes, although they have a lower GI index, I don't know if that has something to do with why they are not a HEB.

Hope this helps.
 

Chicaloca

Silver Member
S: 20st10lb C: 20st6lb G: 16st10lb BMI: 43.5 Loss: 0st4lb(1.38%)
#5
You ladies are a fountain of Knowledge! Thank you so much! Luckily I only had a spoonful of s.c yesterday so all is not lost :D

Thanks again!
 

Brightonrosie

I want to be fitter again
S: 11st8lb C: 11st0lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 29.1 Loss: 0st8lb(4.94%)
#7
It's only 1.5 syns for an ounce which is quite a decent amount xx
 


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