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NIRERIN Posts: 12,024
7/21/14 10:07 P

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have you tried turning the meal plans on? you don't have to use them for everything [and they won't add to your totals until you tick off each item], but when you need something then you can just look at what is there and pick something that sounds good.

a slice of bread is going to be around 100 cals with at least a gram or two of protein. add a Tablespoon of nut butter and that's another 100 cals and close to 6 g protein. add a piece of fruit and that will be somewhere in the 50 -100 cal range and mostly carbs.
a 100 gram potato, baked has about 100 cals and 2 g protein. a cup of frozen broccoli has about 50 cals and 2 g protein. a slice of cheese has about 80 cals and 5 g protein.
oatmeal cooked in milk could be another good fit, especially if you added nut butter or pumpkin to the oatmeal.

-google first. ask questions later.

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7/21/14 9:32 P

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Is your daily calorie range 1200-1500? If so, is your worry that you have only eaten 706 calories for the day?



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7/21/14 9:28 P

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We really need more information to help.
Or to see your nutrition tracker. Let me know if you need the steps to make it public.

Many of our members receive a calorie range of 1200-1550.
If this is your case and you are approximately 500 calories below this---then you have only taken in 700 calories for this day. This would be a concern.

Is this accurate???
I am sure we can help more.

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7/21/14 8:57 P

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Unless you are recovering from bulemia/anorexia or are simply very hungry, I would not worry about it. Otherwise, though, I would just start paying attention to how much some of your favorite snack foods are and keeping them on hand for your low-nutrition days.

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7/21/14 8:20 P

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I really wish that I could find a "reverse" nutrition/calorie counter. For example - it's the end of the day and I still need:
494 Calories
81 carbs
9 fat
4 protein

What could I eat that would net his nutritional value?

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