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Old 07-12-2012, 10:59 PM   #1
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Default Food selection database needs improvement

Often I cannot find very simple things or I am restricted to strange options when I do find things. Example = cheese enchiladas pretty simple? Right, I can only find ones from Weight Watchers. This is not good. I love the reports but hate the food database. I am going to switch to another log product because I know there are better options. Example Training Peaks software food selection has branded foods and more often what I eat. Example Greek Yogurt is not in the database here... come on really???
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:02 AM   #2
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Do you use the customised lables? The closest thing I came to for home made pizza was, hambergur on a pizza crust with pizza souce. My diatition told me to just go with what I feel would be the closest to what you feel calories would be. I don't understand why they have so many different listings for the fruits or vegtables. I think it just depends on where they get their information to add to this. Wishing you luck in finding what you are looking for.
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Old 07-15-2012, 12:20 AM   #3
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Yes! please add all the Lean Cuisines to your food db - the spa collection for instance like salmon with basil. thanks
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Old 07-15-2012, 09:41 PM   #4
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Guys, Lean Cuisine and Healthy Choice frozen dinners change their formulas once in a while. The calorie count changes and some of the nutrition changes too. One I had been eating for a while that was around 280 calories jumped up to 300 calories in the new formulation. Some went down. If you have a custom food for it in your list you can quickly edit this information. Don't expect fit day staff to do all your work for you with branded foods,.

With non-branded foods (like looking up a cheese enchilada) I agree with you that there should be a standard entry for it (but it should be specific about the weight of it so you can know how many servings your portion are).
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