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Old 11-28-2010, 11:51 AM   #3
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S/C/G: 183/maintaining 135ish

Height: 5'6"


U.S. labels I think are required only to split out the saturated fats (maybe now the trans fats also). The presence of "healthy fats" are often volunteered now, to promote the product, but I think they might have to be split out in a separate label, because the format of the official label is regulated.

I did not notice the difference in counting fiber on the UK labels! I did notice the sugars, I use Loseit which does have an entry for those. About half of the packaged goods here are UK and European, the rest US, I've just been entering them all together. The local packaged goods aren't required to have any nutrition information, but the ones I get are usually foods like dried peas or basic pasta that's fairly easy to find appropriate information for on the internet.
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