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Q. I've noticed General Mills MultiGrain Cheerios and several other products list "Other Carbohydrate" on their nutrition facts label. What is "other carbohydrate" and why aren't they included in the total
A. The amount of Other Carbohydrate is included in the Total Carbohydrate listed on the food label.
Other carbohydrate includes items such as complex carbohydrate without fiber.
You will notice the Multigrain Cheerios label lists 23 grams total carbohydrate. Just below that, it lists 3 grams dietary fiber, 6 grams sugars, and 14 grams other carbohydrate.
These 3 types of carbohydrate add up to 23 grams (which is the total carbohydrate listed).
Christine Carlson, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDE
GlucoMenu® Nutrition Director
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