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Carb content for Chinese sweet potato noodles??

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Howard_2 Dec 7, 2013 06:11 PM

I have a package of chinese sweet potato noodles that lists the carb count of a 2.26 oz zerving (dry) at only 15 grams.

Can this be correct? It seems way too low. 1 oz weighs about 28 grams, iirc; the other ingredients in a 2.26 oz serving are shown as 1 g dietary fiber and 2 g protein.

  1. Chemicalkinetics Dec 8, 2013 08:01 AM

    I have a package of sweet potato noodle from Korea. It has more calories than yours.

    See image. It has 52 g of carbohydrates for 2.12 oz (60g) of serving.

     
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    1. re: Chemicalkinetics
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      Howard_2 Dec 8, 2013 01:28 PM

      I knew for sure there was something screwy in the nutrient info, but I couldn't figure out what that was or how it went awry. Of course, noodles made from sweet potato starch, or any component of them, had to be loaded with carbs.

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      Howard_2 Dec 8, 2013 05:34 AM

      I do NOT mean shirataki! These are dry sweet potato noodles.

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      1. re: Howard_2
        hotoynoodle Dec 8, 2013 07:54 AM

        some countries subtract the fiber count out and so the label actually lists net carbs. the fiber doesn't impact glucose, so isn't a "carb", per se.

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        Cathy Dec 7, 2013 07:08 PM

        If you mean shirataki, then yes, those are common in low carb diets.

        You might find more information on the "Special Diets" Board. Here's an article: http://ezinearticles.com/?Where-and-H...

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