For recipes, calculate each of the separate ingredients according to the instructions, below. If the recipe serves five, you can simply calculate the ingredients for all five servings, or you can calculate one-fifth of the amount of each ingredient so that the totals represent one serving.
You can then enter the totals as a new food item with the Add Foods feature. Thereafter, when you want to add Aunt Mary's Applesauce to your daily calorie total, you can calculate the correct serving size according to how much you ate. See Serving Size, below.
When you want to select a different food list, click on the Food Lists button and the complete selection of food lists will reappear.
When you want to select a different food item, click on the View List button and the complete selection of food items for the selected food list will reappear.
An alternate way to select a food item from the selected food list is to use the Food Search feature. You may find this easier than scrolling through the food list. See Instructions for the Food Search Feature.
If you cannot simply enter a serving size but want to calculate a different quantity, you can do it automatically with the Set Servings feature. For example, if the serving size listed is 4.5 ounces and you want to calculate 7 ounces. See Instructions for the Set Servings Feature.
The results of your calculations accumulate in the Results panel. At the top of the list you will find totals for:
These totals are followed by the percentage of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrates.
When you leave the calculator, the totals of your calculations will be saved. When you return to the calculator the totals of your previous calculations will be displayed.
Calorie Balance, the difference between calories consumed and calories burned, is displayed at the bottom of the Results panel. See Instructions for the Calorie Balance Feature.
Anytime you like you can click on the View Results button to return the Results panel to the screen.