Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
GNOCCHIBEAR SparkPoints: (8,816)
Fitness Minutes: (4,837)
Posts: 373
10/5/11 1:25 A

Thanks! I was just wondering. :)

MMINITEACH SparkPoints: (19,348)
Fitness Minutes: (14,845)
Posts: 925
10/4/11 10:39 P

I don't count them as vegetables. They're high in sodium so if you have too much then you're over for sodium so I only use them as conidments as well.

ANARIE Posts: 13,042
10/4/11 9:56 P

It's best to count them as a condiment, like ketchup. They're both made with veggies, but in order to eat enough to get the benefit of a veggie serving, you would get WAY too much salt and/or sugar to be healthy. A serving of cucumber slices is a cup, and a cup of pickles would have almost a whole day's sodium (more than a whole day's if you're supposed to be limiting it.) If you like pickles, have a slice or two on your sandwich, but don't count on them to replace fresh vegetables.

GNOCCHIBEAR SparkPoints: (8,816)
Fitness Minutes: (4,837)
Posts: 373
10/4/11 8:51 P

Do you count pickles as a fruit/vegetable?

Page: 1 of (1)  




Other Diet and Nutrition Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
Feeling bummed about a decision 6/23/2015 10:12:37 PM
How You Overcome Your Sugar Cravings 7/6/2015 8:00:04 PM
Kirkland greek yogurt 130 or 120? 12/8/2015 2:39:10 PM
How do you deal with cravings when they come up? 10/11/2015 10:12:08 AM
Eating a low carb diet? 6/30/2015 6:34:42 PM