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Baby Blue
09-05-2006, 07:48 PM
I started my induction today...I signed up for fitday, to assist in counting my carbs, and to be more present in the foods that I put in my mouth. So, after lunch I punch in what I ate.Than I FREAKED I had two cups of steamed broccoli and it said that it was 19 carbs!! Is this true!! If so, that means my first day has all ready been ruined.And I have not had dinner which I was planning on a grilled chicken breast salad. Should I not have any veggies (or other carbs)with dinner HELP!!!

This is what I have eaten so far.

Break~ 4 eggs w/ 2 TBSP of cheddar ( I know a lot of eggs but thats all I had in the frig.

Lunch~ Hot wings w/ Franks red hot sauce and 2 cups steamed broccoli with 1 TBSP of butter.

Baby Blue
240/240/170:?:


RobinW
09-05-2006, 08:01 PM
that sounds about right, but dont forget to subtract the fibre...that gives you your net carbs. Thats the number you want to worry about.

Yogini
09-05-2006, 08:09 PM
Depending on where you look, the broccoli likely had about 9 grams of fiber ;)


Baby Blue
09-05-2006, 08:29 PM
Thanks Robin and Yogini!! I forgot about subtracting the fiber. So, is 2 cups about 9.5 carbs? Woohoo!! that would mean I'm still below my 20 carbs for the day. :carrot:

vouge09
09-06-2006, 03:54 PM
I havent eaten all day and I was so starved so I just ate 3 burgers with no bun but just cheese ketchup and mayonise I wonder how much that is...

vouge09
09-06-2006, 03:54 PM
do you want to be diet buddies?

Born2run2
11-20-2006, 12:56 AM
I'm not sure how much Commrcial ketchup is, I guess it depends how much sugar they put in it. Judy H:p