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Zero carb chocolate

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by Ian DP, Dec 5, 2019.

  1. Ian DP

    Ian DP LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Hotel Chocolate sell a zero carb chocolate. Batons, 100% dark organic Ecuador. Very nice.
     
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  2. kaylz91

    kaylz91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    They aren't "carb free" you wont find any food that's carb free, they do in fact contain over 1g carb per baton and there are some that are very sensitive to carbs so would need to in fact take insulin for it xx
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Master

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    Meat is pretty carb free...
     
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    sally and james Family member · Well-Known Member

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    13.9 grams of carb per 100g of chocolate. Not instant death, but not zero either. See details here, https://www.hotelchocolat.com/uk/100-dark-baton.html#start=49
    I did try some Marks and Spencer 100% chocolate and found it too bitter to eat, whereas I find 90% acceptable - just a warning to taste before anyone bulk buys for the festive season.
    Sally
     
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    kaylz91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    if its a plain bit of meat then yes but not completely if its been cured or anything but I meant in the instance of "treats"
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I will pay that one... :D
     
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  7. Ian DP

    Ian DP LADA · Well-Known Member

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    They are carb free. On the back of pack it states. Carbs 0. Fat 52.9G per 100g.
    Looking on their website, not available. I buy them at local shop whenever they have them. They don’t affect my glucose levels at all.
     
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    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I think I will boost the Ecuadorian economy tomorrow! 100% is hardcore but nice and as to the 1g carb content, I don't think I'd need more than a couple.
    Ought to be on prescription.
     
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    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Even meat has a bit of whatever glycogen that beast had in its' muscles but not worth counting when it also comes packaged with fat.
     
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    kaylz91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    they aren't, someone has even posted the link to them up above which shows they aren't carb free
     
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    Rokaab Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Maybe it would be useful if @Ian DP could take a picture of said item and it's nutritional info because it may not be the same one that @sally and james linked.
     
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    Larissima Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    At 100% they are certainly sugar free, but if there's any cacao powder in them (as opposed to just cacao butter, which is pale yellow in colour) they will have at least some starch and fibre carbs. Still, definitely interesting (especially dipped in almond butter). Not for me at present, though, as I'm doing a strict carnivore challenge!
     
  13. Ian DP

    Ian DP LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Zero carb. Back in stock at Bury st Edmunds. £6.50 or two packs for £12.00


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    mouseee · Well-Known Member

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    Which one is correct????? Packaging clearly says 0g per 100g. Website link 13g per 100g. That's quite a big difference!
     
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    Ian DP LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Look closely. Different product.
     
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    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    £6:50 for a bar of chocolate - I think not!
     
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    Daphne917 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I buy the 70% ones which are delicious and find that one baton is enough so they do last a couple of weeks - how long would a bar of chocolate last. I last paid £5.00 because they were 3 for £15.00 and I bought them with some chocolate covered Brazil’s and ginger puddles ie big chocolate buttons :hungry::hungry::hungry:
     
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    15 batons last me at least 3 weeks as I don't eat it every day, one baton is enough and very satiating so at 50p a day for healthy chocolate treat is reasonable to me - how much is a Mars bar now? I have no idea or a bag of pork scratching if we want to think the LCHF way
     
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    kaylz91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Of course it's only of academic interest if people are having small amounts but I think cocoa solids have carbs, so 0g seems unlikely even for 100%.
     
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