How do you post to your diet calendar

previous topic · next topic
Jayneechloe

Joined: Jan 12
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 13 Jan 2012, 19:12
I am new to fatsecret.com and I am having a heck of a time trying to figure out how to "enter food". Can anyone help me please
Hoser

Joined: Jul 10
Posts: 2,052

      quote  
Posted: 13 Jan 2012, 19:19
Hover over "MY FATSECRET" at the top of the page. One of the top links will be "Enter Food"-- click on it.

Go to the meal of your choice on click on "Add Item". You should get a search box-- search for whatever you ate. Let's use "Big Mac" as an example, since I generally strive to be a bad example. Type in "Big Mac" and hit search. In a couple of seconds you'll get a list of search resuls. Under Big Mac (McDonalds), click "add item".

Enter the quantity (in this case three, since I'm being a bad example), then click submit.

Voila!

Repeat the process with everything you want to add.

It's cumbersome at first, but gets easier quickly.
WOLFIE911

Joined: Aug 11
Posts: 25

      quote  
Posted: 13 Jan 2012, 19:56
If you are having problems finding your foods, type them in as the label reads, I was having this problem with my ranch dressing but one I entered it in as the label had it as Hoser says VIOLA!
It is what it is, but it can be what you make it!
Tom Cambria

Joined: Jan 12
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 15 Jan 2012, 18:10
I am new too - and I am having a similar problem with entering what I ate... sure a Big Mac is easy if that's what you eat. but let me give you a more concrete example. Before I went to the gym this morning a made a smoothie 1/2 cup of frozen strawberries - a banana - 2 tbs peanut butter - 2 tbs whey - 1/2 cup skim milk and 1/2 cup of greek yogurt - 6 ice cubes please tell me HOW WOULD I ENTER THIS ? - then when I got home I scramble 2 eggs with a handful of chopped fresh spinach and had a half bagel with a little butter again HOW WOULD I ENTER THIS ? I see a lot of potential in using this site and the mobile app but if I can't be precise then....
NCNOLE

Joined: Feb 11
Posts: 1,222

      quote  
Posted: 15 Jan 2012, 18:18
I would either put in each individual item - or if it is something you make often, then I would enter it in "my cookbook" as "Tom's Smoothie" - then you add each item, tell it the servings, and you save it.

Or, you could just enter each item. Go to your diet calendar - click add item and search for strawberries - then select 1/2 cup, next up banana.
doris57

Joined: Jan 11
Posts: 16

      quote  
Posted: 16 Jan 2012, 19:21
to enter foods you need to know the nutritional info unless it's something they already havein their list.just go to your food calerdar look down to the enter then add the food



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Add old entries to Calendar
Hey, is there a way to add old entries to the calendar ?. I used another programm for a few months and now i want to add those old entries (back to February) to the diet-calendar but i can only add e ...
by Schoggiweggli on 21 May 16 06:53 PM
food scale sync to Fatsecret app
Is there such a feature where a food scale sync to the Fatsecret app? I while ago I came across a scale promoting that it would sync the measurement to software that came with the scale. Hey Fatsecret ...
by J.F.Vega on 19 May 16 05:21 PM
Tips for using Fat Secret
Hi Is there a how to crib sheet or anything? Im trying to figure different things out but dont seem to be able to find a help section for actually using this site. Thanks Zheeta
by zheetahitch on 19 May 16 11:42 AM
Should data be syncing ipad to iphone to web?
Hey Everyone, I'm new to fatsecret, so far really impressed. However I noticed by food intake is not syncing between my ipad, iphone or on the web. Is data added on either of these platforms supposed ...
by matthewmcneely on 17 May 16 01:42 PM
Can you add a Meal to the Diet Plan
Yes! sparraz wrote: in MyFitnessPal (free or paid) * Go to settings * in Food and Exercise Diary Settings, at the top you will see where you can select what nutrients are tracked * under that you will ...
by LetsDoThis57 on 16 May 16 04:12 PM