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Refined Carbohydrates
1yr
How many refined carbohydrates roughly are acceptable on a daily basis?
  • Rachna Generally speaking, it’s best to choose unrefined, whole grains whenever possible. When it comes to added sugar in particular, the max recommended amount per day is about 24 grams = 6 teaspoons....
Vermicomposting
1yr
Does anyone have experience with indoor vermicomposting (using Red wriggler worms)? I’ve been researching it this weekend and I’m close to buying the WormFactory 360 kit (seems like the cleanest op...
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Composting
1yr
Can I compost olive pits, pistachio nut shells, and corn cobs after they’ve been boiled?
  • Rachna The short answer is yes. But all 3 take longer to compost so for the shells and pits, just know that they will take longer to break down so you may need to filter them out if you’re composting at...
  • mmorawski For the cobs, even after they’re boiled or steamed? I’ve heard that once vegetables are cooked, you shouldn’t compost them. Just wondering…
  • annefood @mmorawski it’s fine to compost cooked veggies as long as they’re only steamed or boiled- so no fat or sauces.
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First day eating less meat
1yr
  • Rachna How does it feel? What are you replacing meat with? My favorite meat replacements are mushrooms and jackfruit.
  • shezza I never tried jackfruit, I’m using soya mince for spaghetti Bol, chilli etc, quorn bacon rashers, bio life cheese(which I hate, looking for another option) soya milk.
  • msantiago Hi shezza! Best of luck to you!!!
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Leftovers
1yr
From our Facebook page, Is it better to wrap leftovers if foil or put it in zip lock bags?
  • annefood Hey @mmorawski ! Good question. In general, I prefer to store leftovers in glass containers because there won't be any interaction between the food and the material in which it is stored. Glass is...
Today’s Challenge
1yr
Is there a challenge today? I guess I thought there would be a challenge every day. Just wondering…
  • Rachna Hey @mmorawski! Yes, the challenge actually lasts for 30 days. Your goal is to have at least 1 Zero Food Waste meal each day. When you do so, open the Foodstand app and check in by drawing a check...
I accidentally "completed" the day after lunch today. How do I edit it so I can log dinner?
1yr
  • Rachna Hey there! We can update this for you now that you have completed for the day. How many servings did you have for dinner?
  • sunswillwin I had an apple for a snack this afternoon - 1 serving. cabbage, carrots and a sweet potato for dinner - 2 servings
  • Udi Hi sunswillin, I've updated your previous level challenge with 3 additional servings. Does that address the issue for you? Thanks!
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Missed an entry
1yr
Is there a way to go back a day and enter your check mark if you forgot to do it on that day? And today it is not allowing me to enter anything can anyone help?
  • Rachna hey @Bobbiruth! Starting with level II, you'll be able to update your check in for 'yesterday' by tapping the "<" arrow at the top of the green check in screen. You'll then be brought to an orange...
  • msantiago So excited to see you get going Bobbi!!!! We can do this!!!!
I’ve been doing great at breakfast and lunch but evening snacking is a problem! I would love ideas to break this bad habit :)
1yr
Day 1/3: Avoid Sugar at Breakfast Level I
  • annefood Congratulations on breakfast and lunch @kim729 ! I recommend looking at the Stop Eating 2 hrs before Bed Guidebook....
  • kim729 This is perfect - thank you so much!!
  • annefood So glad! You're welcome.
Chocolate cake🎊🎉 Yummy🌺🌺
1yr
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