Total carbs vs Net Carbs

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  1. GemmaMarshall1983

    GemmaMarshall1983 Full Member

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    To all thoses hardened atkiners....whats the difference between total and net carbs. I live in the UK so not sure if it relates over here?
     
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    UK- fibre is already deducted from the carb count.
    US- you have to deduct the fibre from the total carb count.
     
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    So basically, the carb detailed in the nutrition of food labels ie: sausage 0.1g per sausage, is my carb allowance??? No tweaking or deducting anything???? :confused:
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    Yep thats right. The only exception is the Atkins bars but they have net carbs printed on the front for you any way
     
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    Sooooo...........if it says 'net carbs' I follow that?
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    Yep, go for that, Adele - there are lots of online carb counters too if you're not sure
     
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