Thread: Sugar content
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Old 07-14-2010, 02:56 AM   #29 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by tandoorichicken View Post
Sugars falls under the carbs section. After accounting for fiber, all carbs, regardless of whether they come from starch, plain sugar, or more complex starchy chains eventually turn into glucose in the blood stream. I think this is why tracking sugar separately in FD would be redundant. Your sugar intake is just your total carbs - fiber.


I can understand wanting to track your sugar, but in the end it's all accounted for within in your carbs. If it's an important factor in your diet to track sugar intake, simply use the above "formula" (carbs - fiber) a there ya go. =]]
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