I agree with the previous poster. I have to track Fibre because I need a VERY high fibre intake. It isn't compulsory to put this on the nutrition labels, so there are times when I KNOW that there should be a reasonable fibre content (canned tomatoes, in-store bakeries, etc.) then I have phoned the manufacturers and ASKED them, explaining why. They have all been more than helpful.
If you have to package in front of you, always use that information - even if you think it is missing something. Think of it this way - if the package you are holding is missing the potassium, then where exactly did the person who entered their own item get it from??
If you think it is missing instead of the item just NOT having any potassium, contact the company directly.
Fitness Minutes: (390)
4/15/13 8:20 A
yes, that must have been the one I used.
However, if I enter the nutritional data from the packaging it will not give me the potassium, which I am tracking as i am on a low potassium diet.
I just had a look through them and they are members entries. There was one (Salmon Moroccan style) entered by PIPPAPIXXI which doesn't have any carbs entered. Is that the one you used? I refuse to use non SP foods because of inaccuracies. You are better to enter the Nutrition Data into your favourites and just rely on that and SP Data Base ones. BUT remember to check the nutritional info regularly because manufacturers sometimes change recipes a wee bit.
Was the information a SparkPeople entry or was it one from a member? The entries from members have their username beside it. Apart from that, when you enter a food name and it comes up, click on "See full nutritional information" just under the weight/serving size. On the top/right hand side of the box that comes up is another little box with "Is this information correct?" Just click "No" and SP can alter it.
It's good that you noticed this because a lot of people don't. When I have peeked at other members nutrition page I have seen the odd one come up with zero protein for meat.
Fitness Minutes: (390)
4/15/13 6:39 A
Hello, I am new to posting. I hope I have put this in the right place.
When I put this item into my food tracker it said there were zero carbs in it. This is incorrect as this item contains bulgar wheat and chick peas. The nutritional information on the label says there are 35grams per pack (1 serving), of which 9.8 are sugars. How come the tracker information is wrong?
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