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The Bellinghman
Date: 2011-06-27 14:43
Subject: When Wikipedia goes wrong
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Today's front page article on Baconnaise contains a table listing the supposed nutritional values per 13g serving.

It would appear that a serving contains 0.08 kCal of energy.

It also manages to contain 9g of fat (a figure not surprising in anything like a mayonnaise, which is after all a way of consuming flavoured emulsified oils).

Something that manages to be both mostly fat, and almost free from calories? I don't think so. I think it's not 0.08 kCal, I think it's 0.08 MCal, or 80 kCal, three orders of magnitude higher than quoted.

ETA: Oh dear, it was all too much for tisiphone, so you'll have to look back in the history to see what I was on about.
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ms_cataclysm
User: ms_cataclysm
Date: 2011-06-27 14:01 (UTC)
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9g of fat should be 81 (kilo)calories -usually "a calorie" in popular diet speak is actually a kilo calorie .

A table spoon of mayo is normally 100 (kilo) calories - they've cheated slightly with the serving size 13g not 15g.

Whoever wrote the article is obviously not a true diet maven.
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