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Old 02-29-2012, 06:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
bojibridge
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Default Vitamin A in carrots

So, just out of curiosity, when I look at the nutrition information for carrots, it says 3 oz. is 242% of my Vitamin A, but when I log it, and go look at my nutrition info for the day, it doesn't add up to anywhere near that. Is this a deliberate thing, like coded into the algorithm for how vitamin percentages are calculated based on like, how your body absorbs it or something? Or is it just a bug? I don't know if these things simply are supposed to add linearly or not.
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