Sticking with my nutrition plan - making healthier choices - has been my key to success. Making sure to get my 3 cups of veggies (total) at lunch and dinner are hard (I don't care for veggies), but I've learned they are essential in my reaching my healthier lifestyle goal.
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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
On your nutrition tracker page, there's a link near the top to "change nutrition goals". Clicking that link takes you to a page where you can add any of dozens of nutrients for your nutrition tracker to calculate. Examples are calcium, iron, magnesium, sodium, potassium, glucose, sucrose. The additional nutrients show in the chart at the bottom of your nutrition tracker page and help you watch your daily intake.
Knowing something about psychology, I know it's important to get correct proportions of sodium, potassium, and calcium for proper brain function - and body. I started tracking those nutrients and am amazed at how out of proportion my intake was. Eye-opening! At least knowledge is power!
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