How to work out carbs on cerials

richyb

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Cerial packs say the amount of carbs. If it say's a 25gram serving size is this the weight of cerial. Also is that assuming an amount of milk is included, or should I add say 7gram for the milk
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KennyA

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That's it. 25g cereal is a bit less than four tablespoons, very roughly. That 25g won't include anything for whatever milk you add.

Whole milk is a bit less than 5% carb. Low fat milk has higher carbs. Total carb depends how much you use.

Kellogg's claim a total of 45g grams carbs for a serving (42g) of cornflakes plus 3/4 cup (180g) of skimmed milk.
 

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That's it. 25g cereal is a bit less than four tablespoons, very roughly. That 25g won't include anything for whatever milk you add.

Whole milk is a bit less than 5% carb. Low fat milk has higher carbs. Total carb depends how much you use.

Kellogg's claim a total of 45g grams carbs for a serving (42g) of cornflakes plus 3/4 cup (180g) of skimmed milk.
Ok thanks as i expected...I am on gluten free flakes.
 

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I tend to use the MyFitnessPal app - you can specify the food down to each gram - so if you weigh 50 grams of cereal you specify 50 * 1g servings and it calculates carbs etc for you.

Easiest solution I've found.