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Recipe differs on nutrition than myfitnesspal. How can I change it according to recipe? phippsorama — Sep 11, 2019 09:49AM PDT

How do I edit this so that it agrees with the recipe site on nutrition.
I made a very healthy recipe from Betty Crocker (Jumpin John) When Fitness matched ingredients the nutritional info was so out of whack. Recipe site Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving

Calories 390 Calories from Fat 35
Total Fat 4 g 6%
Saturated Fat 1 g 5% Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg 2% Sodium 1280 mg 54% Potassium 550 mg 16% Total Carbohydrate 71 g 24%
Dietary Fiber 11 g 46% Sugars 8 g
Protein 18 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
Vitamin C

vs myfitnesspal

1 container (3 cup (dry) ea.), Black Eyed Peas (Dry)
8.00 g, Ham - Honey, smoked, cooked
1.00 grams, Onion
1.00 g, Celery Stalks
1 tbs, Vegetable Oil
3 clove, Garlic
32 fluid ounce, Chicken Broth
1 container (1 3/10 cups ea.), Diced Tomatoes With Green Chilies
1 tbsp, crumbled, Spices, bay leaf
3 cups dry, Brown Rice

Nutrition Facts MYFITNESSPAL

Servings 8.0

Amount Per Serving

calories 1111
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7 g 11 %
Saturated Fat 1 g 6 %
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Sodium 599 mg 25 %
Potassium 3023 mg 86 %
Total Carbohydrate 205 g 68 %
Dietary Fiber 31 g 123 %
Sugars 19 g
Protein 66 g 131 %
Vitamin A 8 %
Vitamin C 9 %
Calcium 25 %
Iron 124 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may

1 Community Answers

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Bruce MyFitnessPal Agent Sep 11, 2019 10:04AM PDT

Hi there,

Thanks for contacting us with your question. When you import a recipe from another site, MyFitnessPal (MFP) uses the ingredients list to find and match entries in our database for you. The nutritional information for all of the matched ingredients is then combined to calculate the calorie and nutrient totals for the recipe. So how close MFP comes to the amounts provided by the original site comes down to couple things. First, where did the original site get the information & is it accurate, and second, the completeness & accuracy of the specific entries that were selected as matches from our Database. If you see an entry that is incomplete or appears to be inaccurate, you have a chance to replace those entries during the import flow, before saving the recipe to your Recipes list.

If you have already saved the recipe, you can go here, click on the Recipe, and then select the Edit Recipe option.

Hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any other questions or feedback.


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