I'm another one who manually inputs almost every food I use so that I can include as much micronutrient info as possible. I add them all to my "Favourites" so that I can access them both from the Nutrition Tracker and from the SparkRecipes site.
One thing to keep in mind when putting in the info is that Spark lists most of their micronutrients as % RDA. The reference booklet that you are using lists these by weight (g, mg, or mcg) instead, so you would have to calculate what % RDA the listed weight of that nutrient is.
The publication that I use for figuring that out is: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/alt_formats/hpfb-dgp
Hope this is helpful!
Start weight: 240 lbs
Goal weight: 155 lbs (reached March 7, 2014)
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