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Too many carbs already and its only day one!!!

lhs78

Full Member
S: 11st12lb C: 11st5lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 26.5 Loss: 0st7lb(4.22%)
#1
Just after a bit of clarification on how I've worked out my carbs for today!!
BF -
2 Medium Eggs 1c
2 rashes of bacon 1c

Snack
2 x Cheese String 1c

Lunch-
Salad (1/2 a bag of Leaves, 2 " chunk of Cucumber) 4c (?)
1/2 a small avocado - 6c (?)
Small smoked mackerel - 2
2 tbspn Hellmans Full Fat mayo - 2c (?)

Snack
6 slices of salami 1c

making a total of 19 without dinner!!!
Am I right with these amounts?
I need to free some up for dinner!!!
 
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LVLLM

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C: 11st3lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 25.3
#2
Hi hon

I woudnt count eggs and surely your salad cant have been that big??? Did you check carbs on the packet?
 

lhs78

Full Member
S: 11st12lb C: 11st5lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 26.5 Loss: 0st7lb(4.22%)
#3
It was only a small salad really. I allowed 1c for the mixed leaves and then 3 for the cucumber - should that be lower?
 

athenagold

Carbs are Evil
S: 13st4lb C: 12st12lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 28.2 Loss: 0st6lb(3.23%)
#4
50g of cucumber is usually 1g net carbs x
 

LVLLM

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C: 11st3lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 25.3
#5
there you go :D
just have a big fat steak or two for dinner :D
 

StephenP

Mines a V&T Please
S: 14st8lb C: 13st0lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 1st8lb(10.78%)
#6
bacon dont bother with never have and i am fine
 

MissyMustDoIt

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S: 146.1kg C: 141.1kg G: 69.9kg BMI: 47.3 Loss: 5kg(3.42%)
#8
i dont count meat or eggs :D
 

MissyMustDoIt

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S: 146.1kg C: 141.1kg G: 69.9kg BMI: 47.3 Loss: 5kg(3.42%)
#10

Jim

Big Boy
S: 25st0lb C: 13st1lb G: 13st1lb BMI: 24.1 Loss: 11st13lb(47.71%)
#11
Looks like your carb counts are too high love, I wouldn't have counted any for breakfast, lunch looks to high as well, where are you getting your carb contents from?
 

lhs78

Full Member
S: 11st12lb C: 11st5lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 26.5 Loss: 0st7lb(4.22%)
#12
Hi Jim,

I'm getting them from a website. Maybe I'm looking in the wrong place, can you recommend a site?
How would you have worked out the carbs?
 

lhs78

Full Member
S: 11st12lb C: 11st5lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 26.5 Loss: 0st7lb(4.22%)
#14
Its carb counter . org I think it may be down to me not getting measurements right, don't really understand the cup thing! I prefer grams etc!!
Is there a better site to get info from?
 

lhs78

Full Member
S: 11st12lb C: 11st5lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 26.5 Loss: 0st7lb(4.22%)
#16
Also I am reading labels where possible - eg salami and mackeral
Also I read somewhere that everything contains some carbs - eggs, bacon etc thats why I have just given them 1 carb each. Should I not add this to the carb total?
 

Jim

Big Boy
S: 25st0lb C: 13st1lb G: 13st1lb BMI: 24.1 Loss: 11st13lb(47.71%)
#17
Not unless you are eating huge amounts I wouldn't. Did you see the carb counter I posted?
 

lhs78

Full Member
S: 11st12lb C: 11st5lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 26.5 Loss: 0st7lb(4.22%)
#18
Thanks for the site, I've just noticed the per 100g column!! Will use that but do I use the carbs amount or ECC?
 

Jim

Big Boy
S: 25st0lb C: 13st1lb G: 13st1lb BMI: 24.1 Loss: 11st13lb(47.71%)
#20
You use the ECC count as it's the count after the fibre is removed love.
 


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