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ALIBELLA81
Posts: 29
2/3/12 8:15 A

I run into the same problem too sometimes, especially if I eat out at a local restaurant that has no nutritional info. I try to estimate as best as possible and use what is listed on the tracker. I try to play it safe and overestimate the calories etc then underestimate it.



SUNSHINE6442
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2/3/12 7:47 A

Count each ounce of chicken, turkey, meat as 50 calories...4 ounces looks like a deck of cards.
Count each veggie as 40 calories a cup
Count each fruit as 70 calories, except bananas at 110 and 1/2 avocado 300
Count skim at 90 1/2 cup, cottage cheese 90 1/2 cup
walnut eat 4 s day to protect your heart..dont bother to count




UMUTONI
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2/3/12 12:25 A

Thanks, i will do that, been trying to log exact calories in my food but its difficult especially if it not packaged food.



THIRTEENREASONS
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2/3/12 12:19 A

I usually try to find something in the tracker that is similar. Sometimes if I'm eating at a friends house it's difficult to know what ingredients they use in their food, so I usually just guess and estimate my calories. Some things are easy to figure out, others can be a bit challenging. If you're a little bit off it won't hurt you in the long run. But if there are foods you're eating everyday and you're unsure you might want to find a way to enter the nutrition information on your own into the tracker.



UMUTONI
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2/2/12 11:53 P

What do you do when you want to log your food but you do not know how many calories are in the food your eating?



 
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