Always Check The Nutritional Info On User Entered Food Items.
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I found what I ate on the list & checked the nutritional info of a 100 Calorie Snack pack & instead of 2.5 grams of fat, they had listed it as 25 grams. Big difference. Sometimes the calcium, iron and vitamin info is not entered at all.
Take the time to enter & share it yourself if not correct.
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The user entered foods are a great help in nutrition tracking.You can always at least get close. However, some users enter only calories so if you are tracking other nutrients, make sure to double check the nutrition information for user entered foods. Otherwise your results might be skewed.
Every so often double check info on packages. I manually entered nutritional values for an item and about 2 month later the company must have changed the recipe to cut cost and it changed the nutritional values to lower values.
Double check nutritional values in items you are adding!!!
BEWARE of poorly entered food entries in the nutrition tracker "pop-up" items...especially if it is one of your "big ticket" caloric foods for the day...I have stumbled across food items that are listed and have ZERO values entered in the nutritional boxes...so if you pick it, you don't get any nutritional values added to your total for the day...
This leads you to think you have eaten LESS than you really have! Next thing you know, you stop losing and wonder what happened! 46
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