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ScarletBegon...

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Posted: 22 Aug 2011, 14:44
Does the food tracking on here count fiber? For example it records my carbs at 19 but 12 are fiber so I have consumed 7 net carbs. Are these taken into account? It doesn't seem so and I find it really upsets me. Anyone have any input? Thanks.
Missychick21

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Posted: 22 Aug 2011, 14:48
you change the settings to count net carbs as well so it subtracts the fiber for you.
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didiharris

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Posted: 22 Aug 2011, 14:50
I am putting in my own food description items under "new entry" where this makes a difference and simply show the net carbs so that my daily food journal is totalling net carbs. This is also working well for entering less than a serving...such as 1 piece of sugar free red vines licorace instead of entering a fraction of a package listed 7 piece serving. I divide the counts by 7 and create my own listing for the food item.
didiharris

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Posted: 22 Aug 2011, 14:52
I just saw Missychick21's reply and that is much better! I'm new to this so I was just trying to make it work for me. Now I need to find where to change the setting. Smile
Missychick21

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Posted: 22 Aug 2011, 14:56
its right under the total counts for the carbs and stuff. It says "edit preferences" and down at the bottom you check what you want it to count
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smforte

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Posted: 22 Aug 2011, 15:51
check your settings and you can include net carbs
suzyq70

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Posted: 23 Aug 2011, 06:34
is there any way to change to net carbs in diet exercise review screen?



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