I always divide my food into single servings. For example, with Kashi cereal, I will divide the entire box into serving sizes, put them in zip baggies and put them back into the box. This way when I am getting ready for my day at work, I just grab a bag and I am good to go. I do the same thing with Wheat Thins, etc. It works great and I always know what I am eating and how much!
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When trying to calculate nutrition info for a recipe of my own, I had previously totaled each ingredients nutritional info (on paper) and then divided it by the number of servings and then entered it into a food grouping under spark people's add a food button. I just learned that I can go to the "recipe calculator", insert each ingredient in its entirety, put in the amount of servings the recipe makes, and it will automatically calculate the nutrition facts per serving. what a time saver!
When I cook, I weigh the entire result in grams. I then divide by the number of servings. I enter that into SP as a new food. Say a serving is 100 gr. If I cut a slice & it is 80 or 125 grams, I change grams when I enter a food for that day, & it will recalculate nutrients accordingly.
I made ground turkey chili, 16 1-cup serving, 250 grams each. I can eat 273 grams, or maybe only 207. When slicing quickbread, it is impossible to cut 12 or 16 even slices, so my slice might be more or less than a "serving" but by using grams, I weigh my slice & enter grams in food eaten that day.
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