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Wolfram|Alpha has nutritional information for a wide variety of foods. Just type in the food and the amount, and it will tell you the carbs, protein, fat, calories, etc. For example: 50 g apples: It even works for things like raw ingredients, so if you know how much flour, sugar, and butter you put in a recipe, you could tally up each of those ...
On my iPhone I have RunKeeper and MyFitnessPal. Run Keeper is great because it tracks via GPS where you have run, elevation, time and also provides an estimate on the calories burned. It also helps track a variety of different activities e.g. cycling, running, walking etc. Preamble: I do not work for or benefit from MyFitnessPal, it's a free app on the ...
I have used DailyBurn and MyFitnessPal. I currently use Myfitnesspal. Here are the features I recall. DailyBurn Create/find food Create your own recipe Get USDA information on raw foods Enter/track more vitamin and minerals on full web browser version MyFitnessPal Create/find food Create your own recipe Create your own meal Find raw foods searching ...
As a diabetic, I can very easily tell you that the answer is that there isn't a way. Trust me, if there were, we wouldn't be using blood monitors. All the expletives in the English language cannot describe how much they suck. Anyone who claims the spring loaded lancets are painless is trying to sell you one. Period.
It's hard to find nutritional info on fruits and veg. because they are not written on the side of the packet in the supermarket so it's something you will need to research for yourself. About.com has the breakdown on many foods including fruit and veg. here are the links: Nutrition information for individual fruits Nutrition information for vegetables ...
I believe you're looking for a personal dietitian. There are few tools that can replace that kind of skill and education. There are some incredibly strict diets that do dictate every meal, but most people fail with them because they quickly find portions they don't like and it falls apart from there. If you really need the structure of a planned diet and ...
One method seems to be urine test strips. Although the strips are inexpensive and completely non-invasive, there are a couple drawbacks: There is usually not glucose in the urine until the blood glucose exceeds the renal threshold, so this technique can't work for lower glucose levels. The readings actually reflect the level of blood glucose from a few ...
http://www.livestrong.com is the best of the others I've tried. It allows user data and has a decent user interface unlike the competition. It'd be nice if they could all get together and offer a single database instead of the 5-6 bad ones you get now. Another place to try is mysupermarket, for example an Apple
I like the layout of http://nutritiondata.self.com/ quite well, but I agree that it's missing a lot of common ingredients to recipes. The most holistic list I've ever found is the one maintained by the FDA. It doesn't have as nice an interface, but I've found it to be incredibly comprehensive.
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