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Joe Black
11-28-2001, 03:12 PM
just sorting out my new diet and I have on the back of the hellmans mayo tub per 100 g's and per 15 g's..

Whats a teaspoon or a table spoon in g;s of mayo?

syntekz
11-28-2001, 03:24 PM
teaspoon == 5 grams

Joe Black
11-28-2001, 03:27 PM
I was under the impression that a teaspoon was 15 grams with mayo??

syntekz
11-28-2001, 03:28 PM
maybe i'm wrong, on my creatine bottle it says one teaspoon == 5 grams/1 serving of creatine.

Joe Black
11-28-2001, 03:33 PM
yup.. thats right..

But creatine might be a less dense food than mayo, especially with creatine being a powder right?

Am I being really thick or does that make sense?

Joe Black
11-28-2001, 04:00 PM
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/cgi-bin/measure.pl?04018xyz0400xyzSalad%20dressing%2c%20mayonnaise%20type%2c%20regular%2c%20with%20saltxyz

cool :)

Joe Black
11-28-2001, 04:31 PM
my tub says per 15 grams = 4.5 grams of fat... so I am thinking 2 table spoons = 9 grams of fat.. what ya think?

If thats right I was doing it wrong before :(

Joe Black
11-28-2001, 04:41 PM
DAMN I am one stupid mofo.

I am thining how the hell can 15 g's be 4.5 grams of fat????

Then I looked on the tub and the one my mum has is light!!!! d'oh..

The real stuff that I buy is 80 g's fat per 100

So i tablespoon at 15 g's is 12 grams.. thats cool

Scooby-Doo
11-28-2001, 04:44 PM
*lol* glad you figured it out Hulk :p

Tryska
11-28-2001, 05:29 PM
well dannoe....i've got the american label on my penny jar here for hellman's and it says:

1tbsp (14g)
100 cals, 11g fat 1.5g sat fat.

syntekz
11-28-2001, 05:49 PM
isn't 5 grams, 5 grams no matter what the substance?

the doc
11-28-2001, 06:09 PM
yea but a fluffy powder will take more volume than oil

Scooby-Doo
11-28-2001, 08:05 PM
Yup :nod:

Also some substances are a high % of water so 5 grams may only have 2 grams of nutrients.

heathj
11-28-2001, 11:40 PM
I think grams can differ. My creatine says 1 tsp = 5g and my protein powder scoop says it's 28g. But 6 tsp fill up about half of my protein scoop...?

the doc
11-29-2001, 06:03 AM
actually a gram is a gram no matter what

the problem is that you are trying to equate x grams = x volume
say 5 g = 1 tsp
this is not always the case
whey is fluffy and will take more volume than creatine
take some non micronized creatine and it will not be the same.

Wizard
11-29-2001, 08:28 AM
Btw,avoid the mayo and eat something healthier...

syntekz
11-29-2001, 08:42 AM
mayo isn't unhealthy unless you eat tons of it. ;)

Wizard
11-29-2001, 08:44 AM
Hm.. maybe,but most people go overboard with mayo and consume big amounts of it=big amounts of omega 6's=crap. :)

MWB
11-29-2001, 09:29 AM
I've seen mayo on the market now that is omega 3 enriched. It was in the Natural Foods section of the grocery store.

The_Chicken_Daddy
11-29-2001, 11:11 AM
Originally posted by Wizard
Hm.. maybe,but most people go overboard with mayo and consume big amounts of it=big amounts of omega 6's=crap. :)

I thought omega-6 helped stimulate your precious GH release? :)

Wizard
11-29-2001, 11:16 AM
I never admited it.

GH is normally stimulated by exercise,sleep and hypoglycaemia and suppressed by hyperglycaemia.

:)

body
11-29-2001, 02:30 PM
15 grams will give a thin coverage of mayo over the bread.
10 grams with start to leave gaps in the spread. thats a guide for mayo levels.

I eat some kind of mayo every day now. though have various mayos from 3% fat up to 80% fat and different falvours as well.

aeckhardt
11-30-2001, 01:20 PM
Wait, Mayo is high in 6's. **** me, I'm doin keto and eating a lot of mayo. I was trying to keep my 6's low and my 3's high. What about olive oil?

Tryska
11-30-2001, 01:22 PM
depends on what the mayo is made with.....if you are using a canola mayo, it's actually high in 3s.


don't sweat it so much as your fat to protein ratio though.....