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Confused about the nutritional value labels?

Discussion in 'Ketogenic diet forum' started by SM1997, May 14, 2019.

  1. SM1997

    SM1997 · Newbie

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    So I’m starting a keto diet soon and I’m planning to use coconut flour for most of my recipes but this following thing seriously confuses me. In my local shop, there are three different brands of coconut flour but all of them show different amount of carbs for 100 grams. One says it has 22 grams of carbs for 100, one says it has 16 and the other one says it only has 7. My question is, can I trust the one that says it only has 7 grams of carbs for 100 grams of coconut flour or it has more than that but only says 7 for whatever reason?
     
  2. xfieldok

    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Different brands have different numbers. It is a minefield out there. I have learned to always check the packet on any food no matter how regularly buy it.
     
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    HSSS Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Might be worth checking the ingredients list in case any are blended with other ingredients. Is there such a thing as different varieties of coconut that might account for the differences or in the processing of the meat maybe
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    If it has a recipe you may well find its not very conducive to a keto way of eating.
    What are you thinking of using coconut flour for?
     
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