View Full Version : The "other" fat
07-15-2006, 01:49 PM
Sometimes when entering food into Fitday, I get some food with something like 6g of fat, and when I go down the line, they just don't add up. 1g of sat, 0g of trans, 0g of mono and 0g of poly. What other fats are there? If I see a label like this, should I assume the other 5g of fat are good fats or bad fats?
07-15-2006, 03:08 PM
does it actually say 0g for poly/mono or is it just not listed? I think you're only required to include sat. and trans fat on food labels so it could be poly or mono
07-15-2006, 03:19 PM
1.2 (1) sat
0.0 (0) trans
0.2 (0) poly
0.2 (0) mono
Could it just be the rounding of numbers?
07-15-2006, 03:38 PM
No they like, have 0g down for the others. the most if could be is .49 since it says zero, but it doesn't add up. I will find some examples later.
07-17-2006, 01:42 AM
Could you provide some specifics like the actual food, the ingredients, the full nutritional breakdown etc.
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