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What's a food you're currently obsessed with?

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  • pancakerunner
    pancakerunner Posts: 6,092 Member
    Freeze dried berries 🍓🫐
  • Noreenmarie1234
    Noreenmarie1234 Posts: 6,902 Member
    These I recently found. my favorite wraps in LARGE size!!!!! I always got the small 45-50 calorie ones before. Way better than tumaros they are massive (see hand for size reference) and only I 80! Calories!! Sooo soft. My new favorites.4bq6kbn4s9ej.jpeg
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  • VegjoyP
    VegjoyP Posts: 1,810 Member
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  • Hooliekom
    Hooliekom Posts: 94 Member
    These I recently found. my favorite wraps in LARGE size!!!!! I always got the small 45-50 calorie ones before. Way better than tumaros they are massive (see hand for size reference) and only I 80! Calories!! Sooo soft. My new favorites.

    The only thing is, they aren't actually 80 calories - there are 146. They are being disingenuous (or you could say dishonest) by only counting 'net' carbs. Your body will count all of 'em.. ;)

  • ashmarie1083
    ashmarie1083 Posts: 52 Member
    pizzas made with Tyson frozen blackened chicken and the joseph's pitas
  • Noreenmarie1234
    Noreenmarie1234 Posts: 6,902 Member
    Hooliekom wrote: »
    These I recently found. my favorite wraps in LARGE size!!!!! I always got the small 45-50 calorie ones before. Way better than tumaros they are massive (see hand for size reference) and only I 80! Calories!! Sooo soft. My new favorites.

    The only thing is, they aren't actually 80 calories - there are 146. They are being disingenuous (or you could say dishonest) by only counting 'net' carbs. Your body will count all of 'em.. ;)

    Yes I know but tumaros did the same thing and I eat the same number per day and count them as 80 calories. If I were just adding them to my diet usually not having any, I would probably count them as the full 140.
  • PAPYRUS3
    PAPYRUS3 Posts: 11,020 Member
    Hooliekom wrote: »
    These I recently found. my favorite wraps in LARGE size!!!!! I always got the small 45-50 calorie ones before. Way better than tumaros they are massive (see hand for size reference) and only I 80! Calories!! Sooo soft. My new favorites.

    The only thing is, they aren't actually 80 calories - there are 146. They are being disingenuous (or you could say dishonest) by only counting 'net' carbs. Your body will count all of 'em.. ;)

    How do you know that they are 146 calories and not the 80 calories stated on the package? I'm wondering if all companies do this? How disingenuous indeed!!!
  • Sassifrass76
    Sassifrass76 Posts: 21 Member
    Avocado toast. Sometimes three times a day. One slice of keto louis bake shop bread 30 calories and a small avocado, usually 100 calories. Some salt and pepper sprinkled on top. Totally obsessed at the moment.
  • Noreenmarie1234
    Noreenmarie1234 Posts: 6,902 Member
    PAPYRUS3 wrote: »
    Hooliekom wrote: »
    These I recently found. my favorite wraps in LARGE size!!!!! I always got the small 45-50 calorie ones before. Way better than tumaros they are massive (see hand for size reference) and only I 80! Calories!! Sooo soft. My new favorites.

    The only thing is, they aren't actually 80 calories - there are 146. They are being disingenuous (or you could say dishonest) by only counting 'net' carbs. Your body will count all of 'em.. ;)

    How do you know that they are 146 calories and not the 80 calories stated on the package? I'm wondering if all companies do this? How disingenuous indeed!!!

    They calculate calories from net carbs not total carbs.

    Calories for one wrap
    26g carbs x 4 = 96
    8g protein x 4 = 32
    2g fat x 9 = 18
    total= 146 calories

    They do the "net carb" thing where they subtract the fiber from the carbs. I don't believe this at all. I eat plenty of fiber and I doubt adding fiber will make me not absorb almost 80g carbs. Most brand do this that have added fiber. Lenny and larry cookies, protein bars, all low calorie/carb bread and wraps. It is very deceptive.
  • VegjoyP
    VegjoyP Posts: 1,810 Member
    PAPYRUS3 wrote: »
    Hooliekom wrote: »
    These I recently found. my favorite wraps in LARGE size!!!!! I always got the small 45-50 calorie ones before. Way better than tumaros they are massive (see hand for size reference) and only I 80! Calories!! Sooo soft. My new favorites.

    The only thing is, they aren't actually 80 calories - there are 146. They are being disingenuous (or you could say dishonest) by only counting 'net' carbs. Your body will count all of 'em.. ;)

    How do you know that they are 146 calories and not the 80 calories stated on the package? I'm wondering if all companies do this? How disingenuous indeed!!!

    They calculate calories from net carbs not total carbs.

    Calories for one wrap
    26g carbs x 4 = 96
    8g protein x 4 = 32
    2g fat x 9 = 18
    total= 146 calories

    They do the "net carb" thing where they subtract the fiber from the carbs. I don't believe this at all. I eat plenty of fiber and I doubt adding fiber will make me not absorb almost 80g carbs. Most brand do this that have added fiber. Lenny and larry cookies, protein bars, all low calorie/carb bread and wraps. It is very deceptive.

    Quest does the same thing
  • PAPYRUS3
    PAPYRUS3 Posts: 11,020 Member
    edited June 3
    VegjoyP wrote: »
    PAPYRUS3 wrote: »
    Hooliekom wrote: »
    These I recently found. my favorite wraps in LARGE size!!!!! I always got the small 45-50 calorie ones before. Way better than tumaros they are massive (see hand for size reference) and only I 80! Calories!! Sooo soft. My new favorites.

    The only thing is, they aren't actually 80 calories - there are 146. They are being disingenuous (or you could say dishonest) by only counting 'net' carbs. Your body will count all of 'em.. ;)

    How do you know that they are 146 calories and not the 80 calories stated on the package? I'm wondering if all companies do this? How disingenuous indeed!!!

    They calculate calories from net carbs not total carbs.

    Calories for one wrap
    26g carbs x 4 = 96
    8g protein x 4 = 32
    2g fat x 9 = 18
    total= 146 calories

    They do the "net carb" thing where they subtract the fiber from the carbs. I don't believe this at all. I eat plenty of fiber and I doubt adding fiber will make me not absorb almost 80g carbs. Most brand do this that have added fiber. Lenny and larry cookies, protein bars, all low calorie/carb bread and wraps. It is very deceptive.

    Quest does the same thing

    no wonder no one 'knows' how to read food labels correctly! I'm just mad now...or maybe I'm just not with it🤣
  • corinasue1143
    corinasue1143 Posts: 5,989 Member
    edited June 3
    Isn’t the FDA supposed to be watching that?
  • lmf1012
    lmf1012 Posts: 405 Member
    edited June 3


    Oh geez, I wonder what other foods are doing this that I may be eating and entering in my diary! Argggh
  • work_again
    work_again Posts: 77 Member
    Bourbon
  • VegjoyP
    VegjoyP Posts: 1,810 Member
    Isn’t the FDA supposed to be watching that?

    There is a huge amount of Grey and questionable labeling the FDA allows and gets by. My biggest agrovationis Muscle Milk. It says dairy free buy it is from WHEY! WHEY IS FROM MILK!!
  • springlering62
    springlering62 Posts: 4,101 Member
    These I recently found. my favorite wraps in LARGE size!!!!! I always got the small 45-50 calorie ones before. Way better than tumaros they are massive (see hand for size reference) and only I 80! Calories!! Sooo soft. My new favorites.4bq6kbn4s9ej.jpeg
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    Noreen, Carb Smart are big ones and only 45 calories. And to me they taste just like regular tortillas. I honestly can’t taste a difference. They make great wraps.
  • springlering62
    springlering62 Posts: 4,101 Member
    Dang y’all made me pull out a pack to confirm. We shop at Lidl. They’re selling La Banderita which is a popular local brand. Not sure if they’re sold all over.

    But 45 cal per piece. And no tricky “1/2” servings or anything.

    Omg this photo makes my hands look liverish!!!!! Isn’t that how they say is the best way to tell a woman’s age?!

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  • corinasue1143
    corinasue1143 Posts: 5,989 Member
    VegjoyP wrote: »
    Isn’t the FDA supposed to be watching that?

    There is a huge amount of Grey and questionable labeling the FDA allows and gets by. My biggest agrovationis Muscle Milk. It says dairy free buy it is from WHEY! WHEY IS FROM MILK!!

    It has MILK in the name! I didn’t realize they advertised dairy free.