I can't seem to find anything about carbs or if it affects atkins at all. Everytime I search it brings up Copenhagen University & Copenhagen, Denmark.
Just wondering if anyone has any information on how it would affect the diet at all?
What is it?
HW 303Aug '04 SW-287 LW-232Restart - Apr 07 - SW 266 CW 225
Re-restart - 9 Aug '10 SW - 248 CW - 239
"Don't let your past dictate who you are, but let it be a part of who you become."
Emma--It's snuff or a kind of chewing tobacco.
Poohbear-- ya got me....if I find anything on it, I'll come back and let ya know though.
(Updated pics on pg. 71 of my journal)
10lbs lost-- 01/14/13
20lbs lost-- 04/10/13
don't be silly, you know you don't eat it.
Start Date: 08/01/07 Weight 178 lbs
08/05/07 173.5 Down 4.5 lbs
Chewing tobacco contains high levels of fermentable sugars (carbohydrates), but snuff has much lower levels. So if you are swallowing the "juices" of a chewing tobacco, I would think you could be ingesting extra carbs.
Here's a JADA (Journal of American Dental Association) PDF article:
A 1980 study that analyzed the sugar content of popular commercial brands of chewing tobacco and snuff reported that three brands of loose-leaf chewing tobacco contained very high levels of fermentable sugars (30 to 40 percent by weight). The sugars in these products included glucose, fructose, sucrose, maltose and isomaltose. In contrast, two popular snuff brands (Skoal and Copenhagen) had very low sugar content (less than 2 percent)...
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