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Old 02-21-2012, 04:32 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by kylemillerca View Post
Anyone else notice that some of the foods already in the system have ridiculously high Sodium levels. I'm pretty sure that a cup of broccoli doesn't have 38% of your daily recommended Na. Also, 2 small chicken breasts = 1700mg? That's over 1/2 tsp of this really the "average"?
kylemillerca, FitDay includes sodium in cooked foods because people tend to spice their foods with salt when cooking. Some use more, some use less, so FD does it's best at guessing how much is added.

It's safer to use RAW food portions to avoid excess salt amounts.

With chicken breasts however, I wouldn't be surprised if FD is correct. Have you noticed that all raw chicken is packaged with a brine as a preservative?

Think of food as fuel for the body instead of feeding emotions
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