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BLONG93 SparkPoints: (535)
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4/3/14 9:40 P

Thank you all for your replies . Very helpful :) Good luck with good eats :)

MOODYKEYS SparkPoints: (26,689)
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4/3/14 5:20 P

food tracker, when I have something like spaghetti. I will put in my ingredients, like salsa instead of spaghetti sauces, stirfry pepper and onion mix, etc, this way it calculates to how I make it not some stores brand sauce. that way I figure I am calculating closer to the real numbers. hope this helped. good job on all natural and fresh foods.

keep on trucking
LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 17,591
4/3/14 4:35 P

"With the nutrition planner to calculate foods why is it all fast foods."

It doesn't have to be... it is your choice!

�We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.�
~ Randy Pausch

"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results."
~ Art Turock

"We have a saying in Tibet: If a problem can be solved, there is no use worrying about it. If it can't be solved, worrying will do no good."
~ 7 Years in T
EELPIE Posts: 2,700
4/3/14 3:44 P

Hover your mouse over it...there is an option to not show fast foods.

You can also google the nutrition content of foods if they are not listed (google nutrition peas, or nutrition Trader Joes peanut butter, or nutrition eggs), then just copy and paste.

The best exercise in the world is to bend down and help someone up.
ETHELMERZ SparkPoints: (141,282)
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4/3/14 3:35 P

That's why I bought a paper back calorie counter book, old fashioned and easy to use, after you have been on your plan for awhile, you won't need it anymore, anyway. Just a thought.
Don't "overthink" this stuff, it will drive you nuts and become over obsessive.

Edited by: ETHELMERZ at: 4/3/2014 (15:36)
BLONG93 SparkPoints: (535)
Fitness Minutes: (609)
Posts: 5
4/3/14 3:10 P

With the nutrition planner to calculate foods why is it all fast foods. I don't eat fast foods I only eat fresh and home made foods. How is one suppose to calculate correctly? I'm new here. Is there anyway to do this or a program on here that will switch the food choices?


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