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There was an article in our local paper the other say about how Nutella and other hazelnut spreads are not that good for you as they be lead you to believe.  If you look at the ingredients the first one listed by amount is sugar and the second is palm oil. both not good for you. The article (which I failed to cut out) said you just eat only about a spoonful. My wife got a kick out of it as a couple of her coworkers will sit and eat Nutella by the spoonfuls at work.

 I know a lot of people on here eat it. I just tried it for the first time while on vacation in Mexico last week and it tastes great as it's like eating chocolate frosting.

I looked at the nutritional labels for Nutella and compared it to Creamy SKippy Peanut butter. Nutella has 21 Grams of sugar and PB has only 3 Grams. WOW.
No wonder it tastes like frosting.
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Too bad it has so much sugar.. I think it ruins the flavor n wish it came in a plain instead.

I like Almond butter as my peanut substitute but miss good old Skippy or Jiff super crunch.

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Try Justins chocolate hazelnut butter.  The first two ingredients are dry roasted hazelnuts and dry roasted almonds.  7g of sugar per 2 tablespoon serving.  Very tasty too.

http://www.justinsnutbutter.com/products.php
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No wonder it tastes like frosting.

I guess I didn't realize this was news.

Nutella is 3-4 parts chocolate frosting per 1 part hazelnut butter.  Always has been.


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If you are eating it for health, it is bad for you.

If you are eating it for calories on the trail, it is probably pretty good for you.


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Meh.

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Lol...of course it isn't health food :p But it is darn tasty. (And yes, the Justin's version is VERY good and nowhere as sweet).

Should I mention that I use Nutella as a middle cake layer? It IS a dessert IMO.


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If you are eating it for health, it is bad for you.

If you are eating it for calories on the trail, it is probably pretty good for you.

This, definitely.

12 days out on a long trip, I'd eat a whole jar of the stuff in one sitting.  Guaranteed.


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I find Nutella kind of disgusting anyway.  

Justin's, not so bad.  But I prefer my nut butters without sugar.  Then I can follow it with a hunk of chocolate if desired.


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First time I ever saw Nutella was in Thirsk England...it was on the table along with Marmite...

Never could eat the Nutella but the Marmite as yecchy as it is ..I'll p/u a jar now and then..brings back good memories


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Btw, the German and other versions of like-Nutella product that you find in Europe are nowhere as sweet as the US Nutella. My husband brings them back for me when he travels that way.

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First time I ever saw Nutella was in Thirsk England...it was on the table along with Marmite...

Never could eat the Nutella but the Marmite as yecchy as it is ..I'll p/u a jar now and then..brings back good memories

I had an Australian roomate during one of my bouts with college.  He got me started on Vegemite on rye toast.  Good stuff.

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... If you look at the ingredients the first one listed by amount is sugar ... not good for you...

I think sugar is kinda neutral, neither good nor bad.  What may be 'bad' is how and how much is consumed.  http://caloriecount.about.com/sugar-facts-nf269

On the other hand, I couldn't get into Nutella when I lived in England, and I can't do it here either.  But My Lady thinks it's just fine. ???

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First time I ever saw Nutella was in Thirsk England...it was on the table along with Marmite...

Never could eat the Nutella but the Marmite as yecchy as it is ..I'll p/u a jar now and then..brings back good memories

I had an Australian roomate during one of my bouts with college.  He got me started on Vegemite on rye toast.  Good stuff.

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First time I ever saw Nutella was in Thirsk England...it was on the table along with Marmite...

Never could eat the Nutella but the Marmite as yecchy as it is ..I'll p/u a jar now and then..brings back good memories

I had an Australian roomate during one of my bouts with college.  He got me started on Vegemite on rye toast.  Good stuff.

There is something seriously wrong with you...

That's what I was thinking! :laugh:

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First time I ever saw Nutella was in Thirsk England...it was on the table along with Marmite...

Never could eat the Nutella but the Marmite as yecchy as it is ..I'll p/u a jar now and then..brings back good memories

I had an Australian roomate during one of my bouts with college.  He got me started on Vegemite on rye toast.  Good stuff.

There is something seriously wrong with you...

That's what I was thinking! :laugh:

Yea, my list of "Won't eat" is pretty short.

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la la la la la la   Can't hear you!

Nutella is an Ultimate Good.

There shall be no blaspheming it's creamy deliciousness.
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I hate to break another news flash, but oxygen is killing you.

Has been ever since you took your first breath, right out of the chute.

Every liter of oxygen you ingest is one liter closer to death, and the only way to escape this disaster, it to not to be born.

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Yeah, Nutella tastes great. But as a rule, I always say "all things in moderation." Overdo it and you begin killing yourself. I think that'd apply to my Nutella intake as well :)
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Did anyone actually think Nutella was good for you? I mean really, warm it up and you pretty much have hot fudge for a sundae. Sometimes I'm amazed these articles are serious. What's next, breaking news that chocolate cake isn't good for you?

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