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Old 03-25-2013, 03:18 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by lsteller View Post
The foods listed here seem to assume that you add copious amounts of fat when you cook something. I get most of my nutrition information at There, a half cup of cooked dry black beans are 130 calories and .5 grams of fat. Here on Fit day, half a cup of black beans are computed at 154 calories and over 7 grams of fat. What's up with that? I cooked the beans in water, not lard.

You are correct...FitDay does assume, if you just use the "search" feature for foods, that you cook them in fat. It is one of the things that irks me most about the food database.

However, if you use the "Browse" instead of "Search," you can find the option for the food prepared without fat...the browse enables much more specific selections.

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