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Old 04-27-2013, 05:40   #1
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Default myfitnesspal gave me a slap in the face today.

I have been writing every single thing I ate down in a notebook...then a friend told me about this app today.

I downloaded it and put in every single thing I had today...using the scanner for what I could and got a shock! Over 40 carbs today! Holy cow!

I take it that my math at figuring portion size to carb count was off on some of my veggies. Ouch!

I wish I could put a screenshot of my daily totals on here for somebody who is better than me at this to analyze.

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If it isn't too big an image, you might be able to attach it, Tiff . . . just scroll down to the Attach files/manage attachments link beneath the box where you type the message.




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My carbs did change because I had made a snack that I thought I was going to eat and decided I really wasn't hungry for it.

So anybody have any suggestions on this?

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Thanks Shanny didn't know I could do that!

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My carbs did change because I had made a snack that I thought I was going to eat and decided I really wasn't hungry for it.

So anybody have any suggestions on this?
Well, you ask, so, if you are feeling fatigue, you might balance your potassium. When I find myself short of potassium, I just drink glass of water with 1/4 tsp Morton Lite Salt to bring my energy level up a little, but sometimes it makes me tired.

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I haven't noticed myself feeling tired, but that's nice to know if I ever do. Because I didn't know that would make you tired.

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I haven't noticed myself feeling tired, but that's nice to know if I ever do. Because I didn't know that would make you tired.
Well it may be that my body felt that if it had the potassium to spend, it could be better used to remove acid/toxin from my body thus using up more of my energy. My toxic load is such that my mouth temperature is rarely 98.6 F, more like 97.8 to 98.2 due to my toxic load. Kinda like spending it on rent instead of going to the movies

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I can't see print that small, but it looks like your total carb count for the day was only 29. Am I misreading it?

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You can go to the MyFitnessPal website and change your goals. You can adjust your fat, protien and carb goal. Also your calorie goal. My personal goals are 1800 cal, 150 fat, 60 protien, and 25 carb. That works out to roughly 5% carb, 20% protien, and 75% fat. So your goal numbers may be different depends how how you need to eat.

Daytona has a protien calculator to help you figure out how much protien you need, maybe someone can post the link? You need enough protien to rebuild muscle, but too much converts to glucose. You need enough fat to satisfy your hunger and for energy, so as you drop carbs it needs to be replaced with fat.

That is why I love MyFitnessPal. It keeps it in your face on what you are eating, there is no guesstimates, (the hardest part sometimes is getting the correct serving recorded).

Just keep recording your food and just make adjustments here and there until you are at the ratio you need. And once you remove the default goals and put your own in there, it is even easier.

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