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UNIQUELYJOY SparkPoints: (966)
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9/24/13 3:39 P

Thank you for the welcome, Mimi. Do you mind me asking how you created the weight chart? It's adorable.

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9/24/13 3:34 P

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UNIQUELYJOY SparkPoints: (966)
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9/24/13 3:32 P

Thanks so much to all of you for responding. This is so encouraging.

I did know about the carbs - fiber = net carbs. My question should have been more specific:

Are the carbs we see and then track from SparkPeople food search the net carbs? OR
Is there a way to show fiber in case I have to do the math?



FIT4MEIN2013 SparkPoints: (112,098)
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9/24/13 1:11 P

Welcome! It looks like your question has been answered. Let me know if I can help you in any way!

MIAJOEB SparkPoints: (188,735)
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9/24/13 12:35 P

Welcome and let yourself start a spark page and welcome spark friends in to visit.
The community support on spark pages and teams really make a difference.

DELIA38961 SparkPoints: (35,885)
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9/24/13 12:18 P

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WIANGEL SparkPoints: (15,070)
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9/24/13 11:01 A

Hello and Welcome to Sparks!

Although each person has different goals, you're in great company here. The amount of support and community at Sparks is unlike any other website. (Trust me, I've tried them all!) emoticon

If there is any way that I can help you along your journey, just let me know! I'm always here for friends in need.

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SUZIPAM1 Posts: 1,464
9/24/13 10:07 A

it would definitely be nett carbs as total carbs are not important since they are not digested. there is a method though to calculate the nett carbs - subtract the dietry fiber from the total carb amount therefore fiber - carbs = nett carb value. be aware that low carb foods state that fiber is actually the sugar alcohols even though they are not as they want to sell more product. good luck

UNIQUELYJOY SparkPoints: (966)
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9/24/13 9:39 A

Just starting the SparkPeople program. an anyone tell me if the carbs registered are "net" cards? Thanks for all your help. I'm excited.

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