Information on food in the system

Why are some foods not in the categories I expect?
The macronutrient (fats, carbohydrates or protein) with the highest percentage of calories in the food determines its category. In the case of foods that a...
Mon, 8 Jan, 2018 at 5:43 PM
What if I can’t find a real food in the system?
If you can't find a food, please open a ticket and we will do our best to calculate the food points and add it to the system.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2018 at 1:50 PM
What about entering my favourite brands?
Individual brands are not relevant to the system.  When searching for a food, enter the generic name of the food, not the brand. For example: "...
Wed, 17 Jan, 2018 at 1:57 PM
Is the Serving Size measure a portion?
No. The Serving Size measure is simply a typical standardised measure for the food. We have typically used 100 grams. In certain cases, especially in the ca...
Wed, 17 Jan, 2018 at 1:59 PM
What if I eat out a lot and can't remember what I had?
Go to your COOKBOOK, press the Fork and Knife symbol in the top right hand corner and then press ADD MEAL. Follow the instructions to enter a meal name and ...
Wed, 17 Jan, 2018 at 2:05 PM
Do the points distinguish between fresh and frozen foods?
No. The difference in nutrient levels in general between fresh and frozen is so minor that it is unlikely to have an impact on overall health.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2018 at 2:07 PM
What about canned food?
Canned food is acceptable if canned in water or natural juices with no added sugar, low sodium/salt. Always drain the food first, and in some cases, such a...
Mon, 8 Jan, 2018 at 5:42 PM
What about deep-fried food?
The micro-nutrient value of real food can be compromised through deep frying. Thus, all deep fried food is considered a cheat within the system.
Mon, 8 Jan, 2018 at 5:43 PM
What are the weight equivalents of tsp (teaspoon) and tbsp (tablespoon) in Just Routine?
One tsp = 5 grams One tbsp = 15 grams
Mon, 8 Jan, 2018 at 5:44 PM
Are food weights before or after cooking?
All weights relate to uncooked food.
Mon, 8 Jan, 2018 at 5:44 PM