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25 Feb 2009

Baked Potaoe from Sandwhich Baron
Hi Diet Doc

I would like to know if the following meal is considered fattening.

I order a baked potatoe from the Sandwhich Baron once or twice a week for lunch, I order it with no butter, chicken strip, Motzearella cheese and a little sweet chillie sauce. I would like to know if this is a fattening meal, I am tring to loose weight and am concerned if this will hamper. On the day I order this potatoe I have 2cakes of weet Bix for breakfast and fish and salade for supper.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Leigh
I don't think that the baked potato with chicken strips and the sweet chilli sauce is going to have a high energy content (baked potato with skin = 456 kJ/100g, grilled chicken strips = 666 kJ/100g, sweet chilli sauce = about 500 kJ/100g - ask the Sandwich Baron to weigh the various items and calculate the energy content). The Mozzarella cheese has a higher energy content of 1178 kJ/100g, but you probably only get a small portion. So if you calculate the total energy content of this meal, and it is less than 2100 kJ then it will not hamper your diet.
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DietDoc
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