When I buy something Ive never bought before, when I bring it home or eat it I look to see if it's on the list of foods, if not, I enter the information. It helps me know how many calories, fat, protein and carbs I have left during the rest of the day.
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Bulk food can be a real money saver but recording nutritional information is made much harder. I used to copy all the information from the tag on the item in the store but now I take out my digital camera and take a picture of it so I have it ready when I get home and add the food into my tracker. It's a great time saver to a great money saving strategy.
I use address labels to label portion sized containers with nutritional information. 17
I package portion size containers of food, like left over Turkey from Christmas. Then in the computer I copy (Ctrl + C) the nutritional information from the data base. Then I open an address label template in Word and paste (Ctrl + P) the information into as many labels as I need.
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