Tom Goffe's Blog – April 2010 Archive (2)

Carb Label Complaint - Cliff Notes version

For those who misunderstood my mini-rant about carb labels on packaged food, here is the short version.

Why in the Sam Hill can't the labels use serving sizes equal to or easily divisible by what is in the container? For simpletons like me, a container would have data for 1 serving, or 2 servings, etc.

Added by Tom Goffe on April 6, 2010 at 7:04am — 1 Comment

Carb Count Complaint: Cross Multipy...

...and pull your hair out. There is an old adage in the Army that a Soldier is not happy if he is not complaining about something. That could also apply to people with Diabetes when it comes to figuring out carb counting. Don't get me wrong, but the nutritional labels on food are the best thing since low carb pasta. Just one thing about them really annoys me and that is the "serving size" used to compute the nutritional data.



Yesterday I decided to have a can of soup for lunch. I was… Continue

Added by Tom Goffe on April 6, 2010 at 5:53am — 3 Comments

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