previous topic · next topic
sjensen23

Joined: Mar 10
Posts: 4

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

Joined: Jun 12
Posts: 921

      quote  
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: http://caloriecount.about.com/tools/calories-goal Or the outstanding Body Weight Simulator (link on DietTruth.org).
Bill Pratt
www.diettruth.org - Links to calorie calculators and IF info
1979 and all...

Joined: Jul 14
Posts: 8

      quote  
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)
Glaun

Joined: Jun 13
Posts: 832

      quote  
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
Before and After Photos:
https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=1BF079501E8576A9!951&authkey=!AMty30lKRxccR-4&ithint=folder%2cjpg
ehynek

Joined: Jul 14
Posts: 8

      quote  
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

Daily Calorie Target Seems High
Hey lufari, yes it is insightful of you to question the FS RDI calculated number. Both myself and many long term FS members have found the FS RDI numbers to be very optimistic (as well as the exercise ...
by Steven Lloyd on 20 Aug 17 02:59 AM
PROTEIN=ENERGY!!!!!!😁😁😁😁
Hi Stacey...great start to your fat loss journey. Don't be discouraged if the losses start tapering off to 1 or 1/2 pound a week though after the first two or three weeks, as this is still really ...
by Steven Lloyd on 20 Aug 17 02:23 AM
Hidden calories from I Can't Believe It's Not Butter cooking spray
I just edited this product because it was listed as 5 sprays = 0 calories. Can anyone figure out how many carbs and proteins in 5 sprays? I left them as zero. According to Unilever and a class action ...
by Patti Y on 19 Aug 17 02:11 PM
cider vinegar
I find cider vinegar tough to drink with just water. I put a tablesppon of cider vinegar with a skimpy tablespoon of honey and add 7 oz hot water for soothing drink.
by Bootsiek on 19 Aug 17 07:20 AM
Diet suggestions???
One thing you'll hear a lot here is low carb, high fat. (LCHF) That's what my partner used to reverse their diagnosis of type-2 diabetes; now their a1c numbers aren't even in the pre-diabetic ...
by T8U9 on 18 Aug 17 06:34 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member ChuckyD
eat advocoto toaste it seen to work well
27 Nov 16 for diet Weight Watchers