I have many foods in my tracker. It takes time to add them daily. Now I have categorised these foods and I can find them much faster. I have MEATS, FISH,POULTRY etc as the first word in naming the food so they are all close together, It even helps me in choices seeing them all together that way.
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Did you know that besides calories, carbs, fats and protein your Nutrition tracker can track almost ANY vitamin and mineral you consume? And when you are done tracking for the day your Nutrition Feedback Report will contain the info about these vitamins and whether you had enough of them or not!!
Go do 'My nutrition', click 'Change nutrition goals' and add the vitamins you want to track (I added almost all), the site will automatically give you the recommended daily amount you need
Knowing how important water is to weight loss, I have tried a few methods to insure I get at least my 64 oz a day. And actually those of us who live in hotter climates (it gets to 120* here in the summer) should be drinking even more.
At work I either 1) Keep a post it on my water bottle with the latest time I took a swig. I try to do every 30 minutes, not a guzzle just a swig. 2) Take a swig every time I notice my body heat go up (when I get upset, stressed or a cute guy walks by :)194
*** Keeping track of your water also helps the day go by waaaayy faster :)
each time you track a food make sure you clikc the my favorites key, overtime you will find foods that you normally eat. Then when you track the food for the day use the myfavorites, it is much faster than looking each food up each day.
Overtime you will have most of the foods entered into your favorites and it is much faster in using the nutrition tracker.
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