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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: AllergyEatsMobile

February 7, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

By AllergyEats LLC RATING: 2 Stars SYNOPSIS The AllergyEatsMobile app is loaded with information built by members of the food allergy community who can offer assistance to each other by rating a restaurant on how

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: GluCoMo

February 7, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

By Artificial Life, Inc. RATING: 4 Stars SYNOPSIS GluCoMo is an electronic diary and reminder system for people with diabetes. It allows users to track blood sugar levels, insulin intake and other health components like

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: Gluten Free Daily

February 7, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

By Visual Identity Group, Inc. RATING: 4.5 Stars SYNOPSIS Gluten Free Daily is an online guide built to provide education and resources about following a gluten-free diet. Whether you suffer from celiac disease, gluten intolerance,

Winter 2012

Can What We Eat Affect Seasonal Allergies?

February 5, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

Seasonal allergies—of which the most common include allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and allergic conjunctivitis (eye allergies)—affect millions of people. Typical outdoor allergens include tree pollens in the early spring, grass pollens in late spring to

Winter 2012

Savor: Onions

February 5, 2012 Jill Weisenberger

Nutritional Benefits of Onions By Jill Weisenberger, MS, RD, CDE This relative of the lily offers low-calorie, fat-free flavor and a helping of health boosters. One cup of raw onions contains 64 calories and is

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: Fooducate

February 5, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

RATING: 2.5 SYNOPSIS Through scanned product barcodes, this app helps users interpret food labels and notes various health aspects of the food so consumers can choose healthier alternatives. BOTTOM LINE While the website is great,

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: Carb Master Free

February 5, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

By Deltaworks Limited   RATING: 2 Stars SYNOPSIS Carb Master is a simple app for tracking carbohydrate intake. It also tracks total calories, fat, sugar, protein and fiber for the day. This app targets people

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: Calorie Counter

February 5, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

MyNetDiary RATING: 3 SYNOPSIS A thorough food diary tracks nutrients including carbohydrates, fats, protein, calcium, trans fat, sodium, carbohydrates, fiber, sugar and saturated fat, exercises and body weight, and shows progress charts. BOTTOM LINE This

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: DailyBurn

February 5, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

RATING: 2 SYNOPSIS Keep track of calories consumed and track workouts to see how much energy is burned. The app is backed by the online fitness community DailyBurn Tracker. BOTTOM LINE For the amount of

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: Lose It!

February 5, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

By FitNow, Inc. RATING: 3 SYNOPSIS Keeps track of foods you eat with this detailed food database primarily for people wanting to lose weight. It also has a nutrient tracker for logging the amounts of

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: Blood Sugar Tracker

February 5, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

By Healthy Cloud LLC RATING: 5 SYNOPSIS Blood Sugar Tracker allows the user to easily log blood sugar levels, set target blood glucose ranges, and view history and simple graphs to quickly identify numbers that

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: Bant

February 5, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

University Health Network   RATING: 4 SYNOPSIS This app is designed to easily capture blood glucose readings and supply trend data for up to 90 days. Pros: Unique drag and drop design eliminates the need

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: Calorie Tracker

February 5, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

Livestrong.com RATING: 4 SYNOPSIS This app is a food and fitness diary for users trying to lose, maintain or gain weight. Nutrition tracking includes total calories, fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrates, sugars, fiber and protein. The

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: Diabetes Buddy Lite

February 5, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

By BHI Technologies, Inc. RATING: 2 Stars SYNOPSIS Diabetes Buddy Lite is designed to track the factors that influence blood glucose levels. Key features include tracking daily carb intake, glucose measures, medication, food and water

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: Weight Watchers Mobile

February 5, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

RATING: 2 SYNOPSIS A comprehensive app to assist with joining a support group, following the Weight Watchers plan step by step, using interactive tools, finding local meetings and creating shopping lists. BOTTOM LINE This app