We created this resource to help you understand and master MyFitnessPal so you can fast-track your results. MyFitnessPal is an amazing tool but, whilst it may appear simple on the surface, it is VERY easy to get wrong.
MyFitnessPal’s biggest benefit is also its biggest curse and that is its VAST, USER-SUBMITTED database. On the one hand it is great that there are lots of foods available to choose from (including many chain restaurants) but as it is user submitted, you are relying on others to provide you with nutrition information. If you’ve ever done data entry you know how easy it is make a mistake and unfortunately the MyFitnessPal database is FULL of mistakes.
By watching these videos and learning the tips and tricks, we’ll show you how to swerve these wrong entries and get amazing results!
This video will explain how you can change the settings on MFP to show the correct calories, carbohydrates, protein and fat depending on your personal targets.
Changing Meals and Nutrients Tracked
This video shows you how you can change the meal names and number of meals you have per day (up to 6) as well as what nutrients you would like to track from protein and fats to sodium and Vitamin C.
This video shows you how to track more accurately and reiterating the importance of triple checking each entry to make sure it is correct.
Tracking Without a Label
This video shows you how to track more accurately foods that may not have a nutrition label.
Tips and Tricks and Tracking Meals Out
This video will show you what to do on MyFitnessPal when you are eating out so you can have meals out and socialise without going off plan as well as some other tips and tricks to make tracking simpler and more time efficient.