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Old 07-24-2010, 11:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question how to enter portion size--HALF CUP

Just started...my journal is doing fine EXCEPT when I want to enter portion size...Can't figure out how to enter that I elected to eat only HALF cup of an item...program keeps insisting that I ate the 1 cup portion when I enter save...HELP!!!! Also when I elect only 2 oz of an item...smaller than usual portion???how would I enter that?
Thankx much. BrendaLoubb
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Old 07-25-2010, 12:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi

A cup is 8oz.

If you eat half, change the 1 cup to .5 If you eat a fourth of a cup, you can either put .25 or 2 oz. 3/4th of a cup is .75 or 6 oz.

Hope that helps.
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Old 07-25-2010, 02:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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If I want to enter half a cup of something I type .5 in the box, and leave the unit at "cup". If I only ate 2 oz of something then I type 2 in the box, and scroll down and select "oz" for the units. HTH.
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Old 07-26-2010, 05:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Default entering portions on journal..."HALF CUP"

Thanks for the helpful replies...I understand now...I am entering by ounces rather than partial cups...Thanks so much for the guidance! BrendaLoubb
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