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Anyone with a fitbit???

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Just a quick question... I have set up my fitbit with mfp, when they both sync both say the same steps yet the calorie is higher on the fitbit app than it is on mfp. Any ideas will be grateful thanks

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  • PeachyPlum
    PeachyPlum Posts: 1,243 Member
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    Do you have the Fitbit app and MFP set up with the same personal stats? I'd check there first.

    The two apps predict how many calories you're going to burn for the remainder of the day a little bit differently, so you'll sometimes see a small difference. The later in the day, the more they tend to agree. If it's just a couple of calories I wouldn't sweat it.
  • malibu927
    malibu927 Posts: 17,564 Member
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    Fitbit counts your calories for the entire day, not just from exercise. The adjustment you see on MFP is what they expect you will burn above maintenance for the day, and it changes each time you sync your Fitbit depending on if you were more or less active in that time frame.