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liser950003 09-12-2012 07:20 PM

RDA values do not add up
 
This morning I put in 3 items for my breakfast which had B12 %RDAs of 0, 0 and 50%. The total for the day is showing 130% of B12. Should it not be 50%?
I checked for zinc as well and the total was also different that the sum of the 3 items.
Am I just really bad at math, or is something off here?

RunbikeSki 09-12-2012 09:46 PM

It would be helpful if you could screen capture your data and paste it into your message. Or allow viewing by others through your profile. Something definitely doesn't add up :D

zeelona 09-13-2012 05:48 PM

it really does not add up
 
I posted the same question. For example, I ate a 1/2 lb papaya that would show like 60% of RDA for vitamin A. In the nutrition report for the day, vitamin A shows only 16%. Same for basically all others - like the report is not harvesting the data from the daily values of foods entered. Or something. I thought it was really cool to track the nutrition, but the reports seem to be rather useless if they are not accurate.


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