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South Beach Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Diet Cookies!!

I was so excited to find a 2 point snack, and I love oatmeal and chocolate chips.

I made the mistake of doing a wiki entry, put in the pretty picture, was glad to dig into the nutrition, uploaded a picture...

..and then I copied the ingredients into the wiki. The last entry really disturbed me. Can someone talk me off the ledge here?


Mon. Jul 24, 1:25pm

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to me, this looks like a classic example of "too good to be true". yeah, you can eat a yummy cookie for only 2 points. but at what price?

Monday, July 24, 2006, 1:47 PM

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Does that mean that the fiber they add is more than the intestines can deal with?

I don't think I will ever eat them again -- unless I have the opposite problem the last line refers to.

Monday, July 24, 2006, 2:03 PM

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It's not the fiber - it's the sugar alcohols they sweeten them with (sorbitol & maltitol are frequently used in artificially-sweetened chocolate stuff) - some people can eat it with no problem and some people cant. Eating one serving of cookies is probably fine - note that they say "excessive consumption."

Monday, July 24, 2006, 2:34 PM

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Yeah, I wouldn't worry about it unless you're eating 10 at once.

Monday, July 24, 2006, 5:18 PM

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About the WW Points...

I believe 100 calories w/0g fiber = 2 Points
but these have 4g doesn't that make them 1 point?

Monday, July 24, 2006, 6:25 PM

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