Has anyone noticed you get two different readings on fitness pal with the nutrition & pie chart?
The nutrition side tells me i am close in reaching my goal but the pie reading shows something different! Hahahaha I am confused which is it?
I was confused cause I haven't met my percentages yet in my food.... carbs, protein,fat but the pie is saying I am way over on my percentages.....so I showed a guy at work why the pie and numbers are off and he couldn't even figure it out......strange. ....and I am defiantely not over eating.....lol
Does it eventually put it correctly?
The pie chart is percentages, so after eating even a single serving of peanuts it will always show percentages adding up to 100, and it will appear that your fat is high, even if you've only had a few grams. But it's just a percentage of the total of anything you've already eaten. It's to give you an idea of what to eat to balance out the macros for the whole day, or to check at the end of the day to see if you met your goals.
Also, be cautious in reading the nutrition page, as some food entries neglect to list certain things. If you're trying to pay attention to potassium, for example, and eat a banana, but then use a food listing that only has calories & carbs listed, you will be judging your values on 'faulty' info.
Thanks Patrick & Scotty
It was my chicken breast and almonds weren't picking up, I had a lot of people stumped cause my diet is clean! Whew!
I knew I wasn't eating 48% carbs it wasn't making sense! LOL
Pretty close of where my numbers are to be!
Now I can sleep tonight
Thanks again! ;)