Non-Atkins people rating recipes

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Posted: 18 Oct 2007, 10:38
So, I've posted a couple of Atkins recipes, and I see that people who are on other diets have commented and told everyone just why that recipe isn't good for their particular diet. What's the point? What gives?

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Posted: 18 Oct 2007, 10:59
I guess maybe it's because Fatsecret brings up any recipes it thinks you'll be interested in, regardless of diet. Still, I don't care that my recipes aren't right for the fat flush diet! Wink They aren't supposed to be!

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Posted: 18 Oct 2007, 11:57
Does it really matter if people from other diets are interested in your recipe? If you check out a recipe and its not compatible with your diet why not leave a message for anyone else doing that diet? Just like adding a message saying what you changed or added to the recipe.
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Posted: 18 Oct 2007, 12:40
I guess it doesn't matter except that when you rate it badly it throws off the rating for that recipe. A recipe that is good for one diet may not be good for anther diet and that is OK. We are going by different principles.

I just wish they would separate the rating system between the diets because it averages out badly over all if people from other diets rate a diet that is not meant for them.

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Posted: 19 Oct 2007, 09:11
I guess I wish that if I searched for Atkins recipes, it would give me recipes their authors rated as Atkins, instead of stuff it assumes would be appropriate.

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Posted: 19 Oct 2007, 09:14
I've had problems with this too! It messes up the rating of the recipe!!
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Posted: 19 Oct 2007, 17:56
I've noticed that too.. For me though, I am not looking for what "other" people think. I read the recipe for myself and come up with my own conclusion. I don't need anyone else telling me if it's good or not, lol. It's all cool ya'll... I love ya'lls recipes!!Very Happy
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