Add Recipes or Meals to MyFitnessPal on iPhone 6

Edited by Freya, Leomar Umpad, Eng

Hi, you are watching VisiHow and today we are going to show you how you can add a new recipe or meal to the MyFitnessPal application on the iPhone 6.

Steps

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    To begin, we should unlock our phone which we can do by pressing the lock button on the right-hand side of the handset, or by pressing the big round button at the bottom of the screen called the Home button
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    Once the lock screen is up, we can simply swipe and enter our passcode or just hold our finger on the Home button which doubles as a fingerprint scanner as well
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    We will be taken into the Home screen
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    Next is just a case of finding the MyFitnessPal application
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    In this case, the app is here in a folder because the phone is personalized. You can see the icon itself is a blue icon with what looks like a person jumping in white. The top left-hand corner is gray with a small dumbbell symbol as well.
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    Let's just tap the icon to open up the app
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    We will then be taken to the Home page, which is not what we need today
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    Instead, we go to the bottom part and go to the diary which is the second option indicated by a small picture of a diary.
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    Tap the diary icon and it will bring up the diary for today
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    Then we can go down into our Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner
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    Let's do Lunch for now because we have not eaten anything, and it gives us the option on the left-hand side to "Add food"
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    We want to tap the option so we can now add our food.
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    The feature gives us things that we have already suggested and already eaten
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    We are going to the upper part, highlighted in slightly dark gray, and tap on "Recipes".
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    The page says, "Do you cook often?"
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    We can create a new recipe by tapping on the "Create New Recipe" bar.
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    We can either add recipes directly from the internet or enter the ingredients manually
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    Let's enter manually because it is a longer process.
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    We can click on Title to put in the title
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    Let's just say "Hello" for now.
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    Servings - how many people does it serve
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    Let's say Five.
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    Bulk import ingredients - you can then click that, and it goes green if you want that to be activated, or click again to deactivate
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    Let's activate for now.
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    Next, it says "Paste or type your ingredients list here." Let's simply start typing what ingredients are necessary
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    So we can say Apples, Bananas, etc.
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    Then, let's go to the top right-hand corner where we have a white arrow and tap that
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    Now, it just says it's loading and displays "Matching ingredients"
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    The will then ask here if we mean the apples are raw, with skin, medium size, etc., or if bananas are raw, with one serving, etc
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    Then, we can simply Add Ingredients or Edit Ingredients
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    If we are happy with that, we go to the top right corner again and tap on the arrow to proceed
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    We will get back now to the place where it shows the nutritional value
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    If all looks okay, the Calorie count is okay and everything else, we can tap on "More Nutrition Facts" to bring up all the details.
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    Let's press the blue "Save" button on the bottom left or press the black "Save & Log It" button in the bottom right
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    That means that the recipe will be available for other people as well. Let's just press "Save" for now.
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    The screen will say "Saving Recipe" - it is loading
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    When the recipe is saved, it will be there for us - as we can see
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    Let's tap to select and press the check icon on the top-right corner. The recipe is now in food for today.
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    Although this was a bit of an extreme case with nearly 2,200 calories, the diary shows now that I am over my limit - this is just an example
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    We can go to the bottom left-hand corner with the picture of the house to go back to our Home page
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    Here we are, back where you began.
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    This is a VisiHow video and I have just show you how you can add a new recipe on the MyFitnessPal application on the iPhone 6
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    If you have any questions or comments please pop into the section below. Thank you very much for watching.
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Recent edits by: Leomar Umpad, Freya

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