Thank you so much for the USDA link. That is a very impressive list, and very detailed. It is exactly what I was looking for!
CM, my preferred place for entering nutrition data is LoseIt.com. I find that site easier to use than SP, and I have spent quite a lot of time and effort in building up my personalized list of favorites. And, yes, I enter the data from the carton or package, or look it up online, so I am entering the correct information for a specific quantity.
I wish so much that I could sync my LoseIt data into SP!!!!!
My Loseit data is automatically synced over to my FitBit.com account; but, while my fitbit activity data is synced over to SP, my transferred-into-fitbit loseit data does NOT transfer. ????
Anybody know how this might be done? I am NOT going to enter the data twice!
Thanks for your replies.
Edited by: OAKASHANDTHORN at: 4/17/2013 (23:01)
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4/16/13 7:09 A
As said, it's best to add your own values, based on the nutritional values from either your packages, or the online references.
That's why I always use the weight/volume when I add favourites, rather than going by the "one serving" that most have. It makes no sense to me - because my serving size may not be the same as yours, and gives no point of reference, or chance to adjust.
If I put in that 50 g of something is 'x' calories, and tomorrow I wish to have 60 g - it adjusts. If I only have the option of "one serving"; I'll never know how much that may be.
Best wishes. It will be a bit of work at first; but well worth it when you have a list of favourites that you can actually use.
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22,899 4/16/13 2:26 A
Some foods on the SP Data Base are based on 'whole' cup; etc. values which I also find to be unhelpful. Here is a link to a couple sites which may help: www.calorieking.com.au/
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