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    Archive for the ‘bagels’ Category

    Numbers Game: Answer

    DSCN6705_500PxOne Pepperidge Farm plain bagel contains 2.5 teaspoons of added sugar.

    Part of the problem is that the average size of a bagel — calorically equivalent to four slices of bread — has increased so much that ten grams of sugar can fit into one.

    This is why it is crucial to read a product’s entire nutrition label.  Even though breads don’t taste sweet, some can deliver a significant amount of sugar.

    Earlier this week, I spotted a brand of sliced bread at the supermarket that contained 4 grams of added sugar per slice (ideally, you want no more than 2 grams per slice).

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    Numbers Game: But It Doesn’t Taste Sweet….

    prdLarge_11816One Pepperidge Farm plain bagel contains ____ teaspoons of added sugar.

    a) 1.25
    b) 2
    c) 2.5
    d) 3.25

    Leave your guess in the “comments” section and come back on Saturday for the answer!

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    You Ask, I Answer: Tofu Cream Cheese

    brealfastHow does tofu cream cheese stack up against regular cream cheese?

    Is the tofu type any better for you?

    — Ella Biggadike
    Brooklyn, NY

    Dairy and soy-based cream cheeses don’t offer much nutrition.

    Here is what you get in one tablespoon of dairy-based cream cheese:

    • 50 calories
    • 3 grams saturated fat (quite a bit for a mere 50-calorie serving!)
    • 1 gram protein
    • 4 percent of the vitamin A Daily Value
    • 2 percent of the phosphorus Daily Value
    • 1 percent of the Daily Value of: calcium, pantothenic acid, potassium, riboflavin, vitamin B12, vitamin K

    Of course, fat-free varieties do not offer saturated fat (and clock in at 35 calories per tablespoon).

    Soy-based cream cheeses have an almost identical nutrient profile (except their fat is mostly polyunsaturated, rather than saturated).

    The bigger nutritional concern is what cream cheese is being slathered on.

    The average bagel, for example, clocks in at anywhere from 400 – 500 calories.  Considering that it takes three or four tablespoons of cream cheese to fill them decently, you are easily looking at a 700-calorie breakfast.

    I recommend using nut butters as bagel fillings.  Their fiber, high protein content, and healthy fats (especially in the case of peanut and almond butters) will keep you full for much longer.

    A half bagel topped with two tablespoons of nut or seed butter is a filling breakfast that adds up to approximately 400 calories.

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