Tuesday, March 4, 2014

That's just not right

I do all the ordering for the bakery department at work. Being on a diet, I jumped on a deal for some fat free muffins in two different flavors.
There was apple and chocolate. The picture is horrible since I took it with my phone but these are nice size muffins and like I said fat free. The apple ones are only 120 calories per serving.



Here's the thing. A serving size is HALF a muffin. Seriously? You think I'm going to stop at half a muffin?

Someone has a sick sense of humor. Making a serving size only 1/2 the muffin is just plain mean.

22 comments:

  1. It is difficult for me to eat by seeing the calories of the food. But normally they tell to do so to keep the body fit.:)

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  2. There is NOBODY that will stop at a half of a muffin!!

    Unbelievable!!

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  3. I don't think I would eat just half a muffin either ;-)
    I'd love an apple muffin right now!

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  4. Yummmm...Apple muffins!!! Eat half and save the rest for tomorrow's break!...:)JP

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  5. Yup - ya totally have to read the 'fine print' when it comes to nutricional labels. 1/2 a muffin indeed...as if!
    xo Catherine

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  6. and on the news last week, the govt has made a new FDA ruling that the info has to be not by the serving but by the whole thing... so in a few weeks it will say 240.... they used a muffin as an example

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  7. Yup. It's really sneaky how a lot of products make you think they will save you calories, when they really just cut the portion size.

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  8. Scrumptious muffins! They should make smaller sized ones at 120 calories then I'd happily indulge!

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  9. Its like the diabetic serving for peanuts. 3-5,who would stop there.I hear you can put applesauce instead of oil, but never have tried it.

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  10. Oh don't get me started on that nutrition label on foods these days. They're a hoot...and ALL KINDS OF WRONG!! Who in their right mind would stop at ONE cookie also? You've got to be kiddin' me.

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  11. I would eat two of these and not bat an eye. Are they good?

    Have a fabulous day. My best to Duke. ♥♥♥

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  13. Considering how awful most fat free foods taste 1/2 a muffin may be more than enough!

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  14. I agree! I do not know any woman that could stop at half a muffin, or maybe I don't even want to know any woman that would stop at half a muffin. It's just not right, LOL.
    Have a happy day and keep smiling.
    Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  15. HA HA---that's how they get us!!!!! The serving size is always smaller than we hope... But--1/2 a muffin???? Gads! I'd probably rather not have any at all. Oh Well...

    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  16. Fat free muffins aren't bad at all. I actually have a couple recipes for them and they are delicious!

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  17. With a name like Isabella's they have to be good! :) Isn't that 1/2 a muffin thing what the First lady is working on changing with the new nutritional labels? I thought it was something like that so manufacturers give the information for a true serving, not a faux one to make it sound healthier than it is.

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  18. Its great you found som fat free ones, they look yummy

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  19. According to a recent new report, all food labels will soon have to list the particulars for a realistic portion.

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  20. I do not like how "they" fool us with the teeny serving sizes. The muffins look good!

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  21. Ah, but you weren't supposed to read that part!

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