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Discussion in 'Type 1.5/LADA Diabetes' started by JohnJ, Sep 15, 2017.

  1. JohnJ

    JohnJ · Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone tried Montezuma's British chocolate? It is very dark 'ABSOLUTE BLACK', try the one that is WITH ORANGE & COCOA NIBS.

    It is £2.50 in Sainsbury's for a 100g bar but I get no raised levels or spikes due to very low carb and sugar content.

    Per 100g - Fat 54g, Carbs 8g, Sugar 0.3g and Per 25g - Fat 13g, Carbs 2g, Sugar <0.1g

    Cheers
     
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  2. azure

    azure Type 1 · Expert

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    Hi @JohnJ :)

    Would you like me to move this to the Food section for you where it will be mo easily found by other members?
     
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  3. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  4. kaylz91

    kaylz91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    i would love to try this brand but cant find nutrition information on their website! :( x
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Not sure what the nutritional info is but they do have a variety in Sainsbury's
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    The OP has included the nutritional info in their post @kaylz91

    Both flavours of the Montezuma's chocolate sound really nice, still say for value & quality you can't beat the brands in Aldi & Lidl (Moser Roth & J.D Gross).
     
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  7. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I usually stock up with LIDL's J.D.Gross Ecuador 70% Dark Chocolate With Caramel. I think it's £1.89 for a 125 gm bar.
    It's higher carb content though than the Montezuma's, at 41 gms of carbs per 100 gms, 5.1 gms per 12.5 gm square.
     
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  8. kaylz91

    kaylz91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Don't have a Sainsburys near me lol x
     
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  9. kaylz91

    kaylz91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes but I wasn't meaning just these flavours I stated I would love to try the brand x
     
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  10. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It's also in Waitrose and John Lewis. And you can buy it on Amazon for about £10 for 4 bars.
    There are some smaller shops that sell it. You can find your nearest seller on here:
    https://www.montezumas.co.uk/map
     
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  11. kaylz91

    kaylz91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks just checked and with the nearest place being 23 miles away looks like I'll be doing without lol x
     
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    Ashley13 Type 1 · Member

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    Chocologic dark chocolate is around 18g carbs per 100g and tastes a lot sweeter than normal dark chocolate. You can get this in Tesco and Morrisons and it also comes in a buttons version.

    I like the fact that I can eat a whole bag of chocolate and it only has 14g carbs. Not that this is a regular thing
     
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    Resurgam Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The Montezuma orange is 26 percent sugar - way over what I allow myself, I stick to those under 20, under 15 percent if I can find it.
     
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    Prem51 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I know it's a bit high, but I only have a couple of squares when I get some.
     
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    Key_master_ Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Here's an image of the back with nutritional info..

    I was treating myself to 2 squares of 90% Lindt dark. Which was a surprising 14g carb per 100. Considering a small dairy milk is approx 30 odd per 35g bar. But 8 per 100 on the 100% is an amazing find @JohnJ

    Will be keeping my eye out for this.
     

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    Daibell Type 1.5 · Expert

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    I must try it. I normally have Green & Blacks 85% Dark. It's around 20% total carbs and VERY smooth
     
  18. dbr10

    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think it has vanilla
     
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    Diakat Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    The hotel chocolate 90% stuff is amazing. But expensive. But lasts for ages as a little is enough.
     
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    Vhm1 Type 1 · Active Member

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    For anyone interested, Lindt has a very nice 90 percent bar. At 90 percent you certainly can't eat the whole thing. I usually have 2 squares. That's enough. The price is reasonable in my local stores too.

    Take care everyone.
     
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