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Old 03-27-2010, 12:52 PM   #10
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Join Date: Mar 2010
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Height: 5'3"


What?! The FDA allows nutrition labels to be off by as much as 20%. That can really add up. And as for that first link you posted ParadiseFalls, I cannot believe how off so many of the actual versus reported calories are. I understand that even if I don't know the exact number of calories it can serve as a guide, but still. This might help explain why my weight loss in the past when I have counted calories never made sense. I used a formula like: weight lost = BMI + calories burned in exercise - calories eaten. The amount of weight I should lose is never how I much I actually lose... I wonder if this is one reason why.
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