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Trouble finding food to reach targets 2 messages

Last message on January 17 by Dietician: Hello Neothane, We appreciate your positive feedback and thank you for your question. Yes, it can be challenging to meet all of the targets (calories, sodium) but I would recommned making this a learning opportunity where you continue to fine...

Not Eating Enough to Lose Weight 6 messages

Last message on January 11 by Dietician: Hello U1186254384, Thanks for providing that detail. It can become more difficult to achieve the weight we used to be at "pre-kids", especially with the extra weight that likes to change around the mid-section. Both women and men struggle...

Logging Fiber 2 messages

Last message on January 3 by Dietician: Hi Jenny, Can you please tell me which version of tracker you are using so I can give you more specific advice? Free app? Web version? Here is a basic response: Online, you can select nutrients on the Plan page. Use the "Edit other nutrient...

How do you log a salad you make A newbie 2 messages

Last message on January 2 by Dietician: Hi U1185352311, Is this a homemade salad or store-bought salad? If homemade, you can enter the amount of each salad component. It can help to look at how the calories add up from each ingredient. For example, you will quickly learn to add less...

Holiday Season 1 messages

Last message on 12/27/18 by Dietitian: We hope everyone is having a peaceful and joyous holiday season. Just a nudge to stay mindful of your food and beverage choices as we all head into the New Year. You might find some of these blog posts helpful: ... Cheers to all, Kathy (MyNetDiary...

Extended hemicolonectomy. 2 messages

Last message on 12/21/18 by Dietitian: Dear Gettingrid, Yes, large weight fluctuations could be due to water weight given your medical history. Be sure to stay in communication with your doctor or health care team about water intake goals - your requirement could be quite a bit higher...

Back to resistance training and walking and not losing weight 4 messages

Last message on 12/21/18 by Dietitian: Hi Folks, it can be so frustrating when we don't lose weight despite meeting the caloric target set up. Sometimes, the scale doesn't budget but the inches go down - that is still an important change that is positively affecting your health. Try...

Daily calories budget adjusting 2 messages

Last message on 12/12/18 by Dietician: Hi Freshfesh, Thanks for your question. Do you have any idea what your own personal calorie level needs are for losing weight? Many people set their calorie level at sedentary for effective weight loss. It is important though to personalize...

TEE COUNTING 2 messages

Last message on 12/11/18 by Dietician: Hi Darmel- To clarify, your goal is current weight loss, not weight maintenance. Correct? I anticipate you will experience weight loss if you continue to expend an additional 500 calories a day above your daily calorie budget as you have...

Nuts 5 messages

Last message on 12/10/18 by Dietician: Greetings! The Dietitians at MND are happy to answer nutrition questions regarding weight loss, weight gain or relevant nutrition topics. We are here to support you along your journey towards better health. Let us know how we can help! Best,...

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