previous topic · next topic

Joined: Mar 10
Posts: 4

Posted: 01 Aug 2014, 17:29
I don't agree with the "calculated" RDI for me. Can I do a manuel overide?


Joined: Jun 12
Posts: 816

Posted: 01 Aug 2014, 19:03
Yes. When you get the FatSecret result, simply type over that with the one you want. Theirs is horribly generous and does not allow fast weight loss. Consider this one: Or the outstanding Body Weight Simulator (link on
Bill Pratt - Links to calorie calculators and IF info
1979 and all...

Joined: Jul 14
Posts: 8

Posted: 02 Aug 2014, 18:03
totally agree with Draglist: Fatsecret definitely is generous with their RDI calorie intake (although it is actually better losing 0.5 kg a week for longer than, lets say, 1kg per week as it allows you to learn how to eat healthily in the long term which is what you want)

Joined: Jun 13
Posts: 666

Posted: 03 Aug 2014, 21:52
To follow up - on the page where you calculated your RDI, there is a second box that will allow you to manually enter the number of calories you want the program to use as your RDI.

The Perfect Speed
"any number is a limit, and perfection doesn't have limits.
Perfect speed, my son, is being there.”
Chiang from "Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Joined: Jul 14
Posts: 8

Posted: 04 Aug 2014, 10:00
Thanks so much! I did exactly as you said and it now I have my own calorie count instead of theirs, which was way too high! Have a fabulous day!

Forum Search
Advanced forum search

Latest Posts

Loss is Good
by mummydee on 21 Nov 14 08:19 AM
Stubborn body fat
@Killermartinis & Uzz, to repair your metabolism. Add 100 calories (preferably at breakfast) a week for several weeks until you get to say, 2500 calories. eg: Week 1: 1500 calories. Week 2: 1600 ...
by ebivr on 21 Nov 14 06:50 AM
Peanuts vs Ruffles cheddard and sour cream
Go for the peanuts, because protein rich foods are better for dieting. Google protein, weight loss & hormone Peptide YY.
by ebivr on 21 Nov 14 06:40 AM
Congratulation girl , Mummydee you give the best advise. I would just like to add take each day as it comes , today you will feel great tomorrow maybe morning sick, don't be to hard on yourself and ...
by Saige18 on 21 Nov 14 03:43 AM
RDI Help
federale01 wrote: Chelle... It means you are at 85% of your Recommended Daily Intake. Now whether it's a good thing or not depends on where your RDI is set. Many of us have our RDIs set to a number ...
by suniel on 20 Nov 14 11:07 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Ashley2265
This is a good starting point, but you really need an exercise plan to maximize the results. Even if it is just walking. Get moving!
04 Jul 13 for diet Weight Watchers