See overleaf for Lisa Bailey's
insights for calculating carbs.
with wet Vs. dry weights.
INTRODUCING THE CARB SPOON
"It's easy to get caught up in labelling
food as good or bad, or 'foods I can eat'
versus 'foods I can't'. But this blackand-white thinking can damage our
relationship with food. For me the answer
is always portion size and balance. I've
always liked making things practical and
easy, so I started coming up with my
own handy measures to explain portions.
Using a spoonful of food as a handy
measure always went down really well
with people I talked to, hence the idea
for my company, Spoonit was born, and
it first product, the Carb Spoon, was
"The right amount of carbohydrate to
include as part of our diet is an intensely
debated subject especially for people
with diabetes. With little consensus about
the optimal amount, I feel it's important
for individuals to work out what's right
for them, an amount that is sustainable
long term as part of a balanced diet. The
hope is to get a balance between energy
needs and fibre while maintaining blood
glucose levels within healthy limits. Easier
said than done though, so I designed the
Carb Spoon to help people work out the
right amount of carbohydrate for them as
individuals based on age, activity levels
and gender, rather than a one size fits
all approach. As well as helping people
with portion sizes, the Carb Spoon can
also be used as a handy measure for
carbohydrate counting and comes with
a guide telling you how many grams of
carbohydrate there is in one spoonful of
a range of foods, from rice and pasta to
fruit and beans.
"Carbohydrates don't need to be
labelled as good or bad, it's the amount
that counts." - Lisa Bailey
The Carb Spoon by Spoonit makes cooking,
serving and eating the right amount of carbs easy.
Lisa Bailey, the founder of Spoonit, was tired of
hearing about the fad diets and the restrictive
dieting rules some people were trying to live by,
Bailey embarked on a creating a simple solution -
the Carb Spoon - that assists with portion sizes,
focusing less on what people eat but concentrating
more on how much. She says, "I believe that being
in control of your portion sizes, not only gives
much more food freedom and choice, it also helps
you build a better relationship with food."
With every Carb Spoon you receive a quick
guide and booklet detailing everything you need
to know about using the carb spoon to serve the
perfect amount of carbs for you.
The Carb Spoon is £9.99 plus £2.99 (P&P).
The Carb Spoon has a
spaghetti measure in its handle.
15% off with code CARB15