Haven't gotten my book yet, but wanted to try to start implementing the concepts and I was wondering about nuts. Since almonds and other nuts are considered fats, do the net carbs in the almonds count toward the 10 grams of total net carbs? I was looking at the nutrition information on my bag of almonds and it says there are 8 grams of carbs and 5 grams of fat, leaving a net carb total of 3. Do I count the 3 net carbs toward my 10 gram limit? Or, since nuts are an "S" food, are the 3 grams "free", so to speak? Thanks!
Post by joyfulmomof6 on Aug 17, 2013 8:48:47 GMT -5
Unless I am misreading your post, I think that you can only calculate net carbs from Total carbs minus FIBER, not using fat grams, so those almonds would still be 8 g carbs Welcome to THM!
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Thank you! You're totally right about the calculations with carbs and fiber. The almonds do have 5 grams of fiber, but I mistakenly typed it in as fat. So that would still leave me with 3 grams of net carbs. Would these 3 carbs count toward the 10 carb limit? There are a total of 10 grams of fat in a serving of almonds.
carmela: Can you have regular sourdough bread on TRM plan
Apr 13, 2014 17:05:19 GMT -5
carmela: Sorry THM plan
Apr 13, 2014 17:06:04 GMT -5
steffanie3: For breads you want to stick with the E guidelines of whole grain sourdoughed or sprouted or whole grain rye.
Apr 13, 2014 17:24:51 GMT -5
asensenig: Does this include Ezekiel Bread? I have a THM recipe that calls for 7 cups wheat kernels. It does not mention that it needs to be sprouted or rye.
Apr 13, 2014 20:26:55 GMT -5
steffanie3: Ezekiel is sprouted. You could post your recipe up in a post so we could see it
Apr 13, 2014 22:18:19 GMT -5
asensenig: Following is the recipe I used for Ezekiel Bread. 7 cups Wheat Kernels; 1 cup Ezekiel Mix; 1000 mg Vitamin C Tablet; 5 cups warm water; 1/2 cup Honey; 1/2 cup butter, slightly softened); 2 T salt; 3 T Saf Yeast; 1/2 cup Vital Wheat Gluten. Ezekiel mix next
Apr 14, 2014 11:15:23 GMT -5
asensenig: Ezekiel Mix: 12 cups Barley; 12 cups Rye or Spelt; 4 cups dry lentils; 4 cups millet; 4 cups dry pinto beans; 3 cups dry soy beans. Another question. Can rye berries be used without sprouting?
Apr 14, 2014 11:18:50 GMT -5
steffanie3: I was thinking you meant the store bought Ezekiel which is sprouted. This recipe would not be on plan with the honey.
Apr 14, 2014 12:54:31 GMT -5
asensenig: ok. if you substituted another sweetner for the honey, would it be ok?
Apr 14, 2014 17:29:49 GMT -5
aecmama: hello! just started the plan and wondering about the Chobani 100 yogurt that is sweetened with stevia and also monkfruit extract (both of which I have already in the house!) Anyone know anything? I've spent awhile searching. Are either of these on plan?
Apr 16, 2014 11:56:59 GMT -5
steffanie3: Can you list the ingredients aecmama?
Apr 16, 2014 13:55:11 GMT -5
steffanie3: Cane juice is sugar and is not on plan, sorry.
Apr 16, 2014 16:01:42 GMT -5
steffanie3: Are the grains and beans sprouted asensening?
Apr 16, 2014 16:04:42 GMT -5
aecmama: any thoughts about monkfruit extract as a sweetener?
Apr 16, 2014 16:05:09 GMT -5
steffanie3: "At this time, there is not an official recommendation to use monk fruit, but the early research on monk fruit extract is encouraging." The THM ladies are still researching it. If it were me I would use up what you have then get a stevia extract
Apr 16, 2014 16:11:15 GMT -5