What I don't understand is, for a user-entered item to show up in the database, the user has to go out of their way to "share manually entered foods." I don't mind how people want to enter foods for their own personal convenience, but, then, DON'T SHARE those items!
I do wish there was a filter (and maybe there is) that would remove user-input entries from the shared database if they receive too many "incorrect" votes.
Edited by: BUNNYKICKS at: 2/10/2013 (14:19)
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2,171 2/10/13 2:01 P
Keep in mind SP has been around for years, and some of the entries can be very old, plus manufacturers often change their values on the boxes. For example, I had fiber bars that used to say 130 calories, now they say 120, so the entry from before would now be wrong based on the new packages. The best option is to do your own entries or use the ones that Spark has entered.
I do wish everyone would fill out the form completely though, and include stuff like sodium, instead of just the ones they are interested in.
I try to use the "Spark entries" and not the "user entries" because of this issue. When i choose a user-entered item I double-check the nutrition information. If it's right, I put it on my favorites list for future use.
Fitness Minutes: (16,362)
756 2/10/13 1:47 P
I wonder the same thing. I know I have to scroll through so many of the exact same item just to find one that is correct.
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Every time i go to check a food for nutrition it is wrong ! Can't people read and input the right amounts in grams ? Why doesn't SP correct it ? It's nice to have the feature but a pain when it is almost always incorrect . Yes i do " vote " on them .
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