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Old 12-03-2010, 06:45 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Default Go with raw

The FitDay calorie counter seems to assume a lot when it calculates the "cooked" value for food - most often added fat, but added salt and other stuff. As 01gt4.6 says, if you weighed it raw (or made an experienced guess) then use the raw value and add any other ingedients such as butter to the list independently.

Usually for the straight veggies are too much of a differential, but take a look at some the bean calorie values. Wow - big difference. Since I usually just boil dry beans with a little salt and add other goodies later I long ago started with the dry or raw values and added anything else from the recipe as separate items.
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