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KateMainerKateMainer Member, Premium Posts: 11 Member Member, Premium Posts: 11 Member
Why are some foods marked with a green check?

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  • AnnPT77AnnPT77 Member, Premium Posts: 18,860 Member Member, Premium Posts: 18,860 Member
    It's supposed to mean that the food's nutrition data is "verified", but in practice it means that multiple MFP users agreed that it was correct. (I think it takes 5 people, maybe?) If you want very good accuracy, it's still a good idea to check against your product label or an authoritative source (like the USDA database), because the entry could be correct for an outdated product formulation, for the product's formulation in another country, or maybe just several people liked what it said. 🤷‍♀️

    Once you check things out, and log them, the ones you use regularly will stay in your recent/frequent foods, and come up first on a search for you. It's extra work at first, but eventually you just end up double-checking new or infrequently-eaten things.
  • KateMainerKateMainer Member, Premium Posts: 11 Member Member, Premium Posts: 11 Member
    Thank you so much!
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