Calorie Breakdown Bug?

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djzgib

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Posted: 02 May 2012, 17:08
Hi,

I just tryed to calculate my own bread's nutrition facts using fatsecret, and maybe it's just me, but...i think that this is some kind of bug, something is not calculated correctly. Look the screenshot and see:

http://www2.picturepush.com/photo/a/8173430/img/8173430.png

If I have 72.41 grams of protein in this "meal", multiplying it with 4kcal/g, I shoud get 72.41*4=289.64kcal, and that should be about 16.09% of all calories (1800kcal) but fatsecret's graph shows that proteins made only 9% of whole meal's calories.
Also, when i try to add all callories (31.17*9+337.82*4+72.41*4=1921.45) I get 1921 kcal instead of 1800.

Am I missing something, or...?

Hoser

Joined: Jul 10
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Posted: 02 May 2012, 18:00
I can't see your diet calendar, so I can't see how much fiber is in the equation. Maybe FS isn't counting fiber in the calorie breakdown?
djzgib

Joined: Mar 12
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Posted: 02 May 2012, 18:23
Hoser, thanks for reply... I've just changed my settings. "Share My: Weight, Journal & Calendar" is now set "with everyone". I tought that fiber is contained in carb's calories (if it has calories at all). Anyone have explanation for this mismatch?
Hoser

Joined: Jul 10
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Posted: 02 May 2012, 18:38
Thanks for that. I've looked at the numbers, and I have no freakin' idea what's going on.



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