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crblack1218 02-02-2011 04:27 PM

Vitamin E
One thing I am noticing as I log in my meals is that my Vitamin E requirements are not being met. Is it necessary to buy a supplement, or can I get it from certain foods? :confused:

noahfor 02-03-2011 12:31 AM

Sunflower seeds have a lot of Vitamin E and almonds are pretty good too. But, fitday doesn't count the Vitamin E content of sunflower seed butter or almond butter for some reason, so maybe it doesn't do it for other foods as well, making it look as though your diet is deficient, when it really isn't.

crblack1218 02-03-2011 01:26 AM

Oh wow, thanks for that insight. I didn't realize that.

kate.bastow 03-14-2011 08:43 PM

In Canada the only vitamins food labels have to show are Vit A and C, so my nutritional breakdown on fitday is very innacurate. I assume as long as I am eating a variety of foods, and paying some attention to the Canada Food Guide, I should be ok.

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