3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Weight Loss Support

Weight Loss Support Give and get support here!

Need websites to find caloric contents...

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-13-2002, 11:30 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
MomTo2Boys's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Pittsfield Mass
Posts: 216

Default Need websites to find caloric contents...

Hi everyone....I am just started counting calories this time around on my journey and was wondering if any of you could tell me of any websites other than diet power and fitday.com where I can find calories for foods such as potatoes, fruits, veggies, etc.???
If any of you that follow calorie counting as your weight loss plans can offer any good ideas/suggestions...please do....thanks!!!
__________________
184/161/145
OP 9/10/02 -23lbs and still going
MomTo2Boys is offline  
Old 05-13-2002, 02:36 PM   #2
Member
 
betty crocker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 50

Default caloric contents

Hi momto2boys

There is a show on the food network site called cooking thin that has caloric calculation tool. web site foodtv.com, then click onto the cooking thin site. Go to the cooking thin forum and you will see it at the top of the page. I don't count calories, but have used it a couple of times.

hope this helps
__________________
I can do all things through Christ Jesus who strengthens me. Phil. 4:13
betty crocker is offline  
Old 05-13-2002, 03:37 PM   #3
Owned by Dixie
 
L144S's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Boston-North Shore
Posts: 2,456

Default

Hi Mom,
I hope all is well. I have been hanging out on the low carb forum for a little while and met some really nice people... anyhow... www.foodcount.com . I use it to look up foods that i cannot find other places.

Good luck on the calorie thing...hope this helps
-L
__________________
~Dixie CGC,TDI~
If your dog is fat, you aren't getting enough exercise
-Unknown
L144S is offline  
Old 05-13-2002, 04:10 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
TobeyToe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Canada
Posts: 312

Default

Hi There

I found this website very handy when I was counting calories:
http://www.fitday.com/

Tobey
TobeyToe is offline  
Old 05-13-2002, 05:00 PM   #5
Empress/Queen
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 6,274

Default

Mom: Here's the mother of all calorie databases, at least in the U.S. it's generally where all the calorie sites, books, etc., get their figures.

"http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/cgi-bin/nut_search.pl"

You might also like www.CalorieKing.com. There's a searchable database that is pretty much identical to the USDA's. The Calorie King is dietician Allan Borushek and the site is Australian. You can also buy a really substantial little diet guide he puts out: "The Doctor's Pocket Fat & Carbohydrate Counter." IMO, this is the best calorie guide in print. It's updated each year and I've bought them for approximately the last three. It's the U.S. edition and it's also got lots of capsulized info on diet, exercise, and various things such as diabetes, osteoporosis, fat, fiber, high blood pressure & more. You can also buy software for PC and Palm with all this stuff on it, but you don't need it as the site is so comprehensive and FREE!

There's also something called The Calorie Control Council. I don't have the address but you can find it. It's got a database, or did the last time I saw it.

Dietwatch and Cyberdiet.com used to be among my favorites. They also have lots of tools for calorie counting (based on the USDA data, though they don't tell you that). But they're now a paid site and I don't intend to pay for things that are free elsewhere.

There's a ton more, but the USDA is probably the most useful, in my opinion, especially for basic foods.

Happy hunting!
Amarantha2 is offline  
Old 05-13-2002, 07:11 PM   #6
Conquering with SBD
 
sweet tooth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 1,211

Default

Also

calorieking.com
__________________
Never be afraid to try something new.
Remember.... Amateurs built the ark,
Professionals built the Titanic.

HW 194
WW 186/125.75/120 May 2002
SBD 170/127.0/130 May - Nov. 2004
SBD 188/179/130 May 2012



May Goal: 10 pounds
Start Weight: 188
Present Weight: 179
Lost: 9 pounds
Remaining: 1 pounds
sweet tooth is offline  
Old 05-13-2002, 07:44 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
MomTo2Boys's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Pittsfield Mass
Posts: 216

Default

Many thanks to you all for your suggestions on finding good sites where I can find the caloric info on foods.....it truly helps....

L....hey girl...how are ya? I havent talked to you in a long time....hope all is going well with you and the family!!

Crone....thanks!!

Take care all...Lisa
__________________
184/161/145
OP 9/10/02 -23lbs and still going
MomTo2Boys is offline  
Closed Thread
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I need to find a serious weight loss friend MidWestMom3kids Introductions 3 02-21-2004 06:23 AM
Good recipe websites Sheila53 100 lb. Club 4 03-20-2003 09:52 AM
Sugar Busters Weekly Support Board 1/20-1/26 Debelli Sugar Shakers 156 01-26-2003 10:56 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:39 PM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2