Adding Items to the Nutrition Database
Users can add to the nutrition database. We don’t encourage this, because most
folks don’t study the existing database enough to know that their items
are almost always in there already – they just are not looking in the
right place. And adding lots of user
defined items can fragment the database.
If you have searched using the Edit…
Find… feature with the nutrition database open, and cannot find a
reasonable proxy for your item, then here is how-to add an item to the
Open the nutrition database using Nutrition… Database… from the main menu.
To add a new item to the nutrition database:
the Clear button to clear the nutrition entry data.
the nutrition data for the item you want to add, and give it a name and
serving size as needed.
Add to add your user-defined item to the database.
To edit an existing user-defined nutrition database item:
the user-defined item in the list.
your edits to the data entry textboxes.
Add, and at the prompt, choose to Replace the
item with the edited item.
To create a new item starting from a main database item:
the main database item in the list.
Change the name of the item.
the Add button to add it as a user-defined item.
the user-defined item in the list, and edit the nutrition data how you
Add and at the prompt, choose to Replace the item
with the edited item.
home | overview | download | features | screenshots | purchase | support
| FAQ | recipes | more links | email us
Back to Now You're
Cooking! Recipe Software