When I'm preparing food, and I don't have time to look up the nutritional content for what I'm making, I take a picture with my phone. There are several apps that can do text recognition, and then I have it when I'm ready to sit down in front of the computer.
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For Iphone users SparkPeople has a wonderful app. I tend to underestimate what I ate if I put it in after the fact so I like to log immediately. The iPhone App really helps me keep track and stay on track when I'm on the go. It even tracks fitness. Highly recommended to anyone with an iPhone
Many of us have phones that can access the web and or apps that connect us to spark people. USE THEM! i've found that i can track my food more efficiently when i have an easy portable way to do so. it's helped me to break off my plateau by tracking my food. 2 birds with 1 stone.
the 'best' phones for this are Android or Iphone as they have app capability, but other internet ready/able phones can do it too.
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