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MICHELLEXXXX SparkPoints: (6,647)
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11/15/12 2:38 P

I guesstimate then add about 20% of that value.

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 13,646
11/15/12 2:08 P

I will look at the nutrition information of a similar restaurant and use that.

YOJULEZ SparkPoints: (15,605)
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11/15/12 11:28 A

In situations like that...I don't track unless I order something really basic (which I usually don't :)). Seriously, I've found that if I worry about tracking, I don't enjoy the meal very much, so I just skip doing it and enjoy myself. I love love love eating out at good restaurants but I don't do it very often anymore so I want to enjoy it when I do.

POPSECRET SparkPoints: (44,840)
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11/15/12 11:12 A

I'd just estimate and enter each of the components individually :) For example if you got shrimp scampi, estimate how many shrimp and track that, how much pasta you ate, etc. I agree too, with the below comment about adding in additional oil calories.

STEPHEN_NANNY SparkPoints: (10,496)
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11/15/12 11:05 A

In these situations, I take my best guess in the tracker, add 10% volume to everything, then add 2 tbsp of cooking oil in the tracker...I figure that will cover most of the numbers most of the time.


Edited by: STEPHEN_NANNY at: 11/15/2012 (11:06)
GIGI-NICOLE SparkPoints: (7,692)
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11/15/12 10:49 A

I'm going to dinner tonight at my favorite restaurant in Tallahassee.... 101! Unfortunately, there is no nutrition information available. How do I track?

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