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endezeichen
01-11-2004, 01:41 PM
Are the nutritional facts posted on products accurate to before they are cooked or after?

kj2833
01-12-2004, 08:48 PM
Originally posted by endezeichen
Are the nutritional facts posted on products accurate to before they are cooked or after?

It prob depends on the product and what you do with it. Example if you deep fry chicken or cook say eggs in vegetable oil.(veg oil is all fat) it adds some fat. Even then if you pay attention to serving size, the difference between cooked or after(as you put it in your post) should be statistically insignificant.

endezeichen
01-16-2004, 07:54 AM
well cooking meat kills off most of the protein and nutrients. So, isnt it significant enough to matter?

kj2833
01-16-2004, 11:02 AM
Originally posted by endezeichen
well cooking meat kills off most of the protein and nutrients. So, isnt it significant enough to matter?

no, Meat does not come with a nutritional label anyway. By the way the nutrition labels "could" be considered an estimate anyway. They are designed to help people make somewhat better "healthy" decisions. They in no way were designed to tell you the exact number of nutrients in each product. So it may or may not be dead on anyway. If you want to know what food is what, i suggest picking up a college textbook dealing with nutrition. They are full of excellent information. Including makeup of foods that may not be labled in the store.

Hope this helps