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Some people are obsessed with exact measurements of foods. I know that every cow did not eat the same grass or walk the same distance to the barn. Each bean plant didn't get the same amount of sun or water. Labels aren't always correct. Do your best, but nutrition values are estimates at best.

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It is good to be as accurate as you can when entering food values, but don't obsess. You're not going to get it exactly right no matter how hard you try.
- Submitted by STORMY724 7/2/2010 in Using SparkPeople | 3 Comments
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SUNNYARIZONA 7/4/2010 7:14:00 PM

    Funny you should say this....in that I plug in products I purchase , into my Diet Power program, and once in awhile I will recheck the nutrition label agains what I have posted already, and sure enough there will be a difference!
SMITHANI 7/3/2010 10:20:00 PM

    I totally agree with you.
FAITH1029 7/3/2010 5:15:00 PM

    I feel like it is important to realize that everything has a margin of error and is an approximation.

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