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Old 03-30-2013, 11:02 PM   #1
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Is Spelt Flour low carb?

I wondered if Spelt flour is considered a low carb option?

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Old 03-31-2013, 03:08 AM   #2
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Do a search on the net for... nutrition data. You can look up anything on that site and get the nutrition info. A cup of spelt (not spelt flour) is 105 net carbs.
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Old 03-31-2013, 06:29 AM   #3
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Carbs and Fiber in Spelt Flour

Food Item: Spelt Flour
Food Quantity: 1/2 cup
Carbs: 48g
Dietary Fiber: 10g
Net Carbs: 38g

So, no. It's not a low carb option.
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Old 03-31-2013, 01:51 PM   #4
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Some of us are experimenting with Lupin Flour, which IS a low carb option. I just baked a loaf of bread this week that has <1 net carb per slice. It's in this discussion, at the end of the thread: http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...pin-flour.html

CAUTION: Do not consume lupin flour if you have a peanut allergy. Lupin seeds from which the flour is ground, are classed as legumes and allergic-type reactions in peanut- sensitive people have been reported, from what I'm reading.
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Old 03-31-2013, 10:06 PM   #5
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Lupin Flour

I've been following your posts on the Lupin Flour. Would you say that the bread you made from the Lupin tastes better than the BTF bread?
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