You can spot hamburger stalls all over this country not without reason. Hamburgers, along with pizzas, remain to be America’s favourite if the number of hamburger joints are any indication. They’re quick to eat, delicious and packed with protein that’s essential for everyday activities. However, they’re also one of the most calorie-packed foods and hence, a pain for those who are watching their calorie intake. Case in point is Cheesecake Factory’s Farmhouse Cheeseburger which has around 1,530 calories and that doesn’t include the calories on the fries yet. It’s worthy to take note that one person’s recommended daily calorie intake Continue Reading →
When I want to justify eating burgers, steaks and fries, I set my mind into thinking that they only have this certain amount of acceptable calorie count. I know my estimate will be rather off but I still do that in hopes of eating delicious foods which are often loaded with calories. It turns out I’m not the only one doing that. In a recent study, it was proven that Americans greatly underestimate the calories they take into their body by as much as 34%. Calories in fast-food meals tend to be the most undervalued. Continue Reading →
I’ve never known someone who doesn’t know what McDonalds is. Unless you’re living in a cave, you’ll know that McDonalds has an integral part in the diet of millions of people across the world. They specialize in not so healthy choices like French fries, burgers and sodas that’s why they often take the blame for obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and related conditions. In their effort to provide healthier choices, McDonalds has come up with a menu option that is puts the spotlight on food choices under 400 calories. Unlike the dollar menu, this menu focuses on not what you Continue Reading →
By now, you probably have heard or seen first hand the new format of the menus on all Starbucks stores across the country. The new format includes the appropriate calorie count written besides the drinks’ prices. This move by the company came even before the Food and Drug Administration has ironed out the details for a regulation to impose the inclusion of calorie information on all restaurant menus. Now, it has become more difficult to ignore how many calories does your frappuccino pack in. Calorie count is important as Continue Reading →
If you want to lose weight, chances are, you’ve encountered the term ‘calories’ a lot by now. That and the terms exercise and diet typically constitute the very simple weight loss formula. However, there are still lots of wrong information being disseminated about it. Read below to find out more about calories and how they are important in losing weight. Human beings require energy to live and survive. To do this, we need to eat and drink food where we get our energy. A calorie, simply speaking, is a unit Continue Reading →
Version 4.0 of CalorieSmart calorie counter app is now available in iTunes App Store. Updated user interface makes it even easier to track your calories and nutrition information. We added an “add” button in the overview page to make it easier to add nutrition and exercise information to the log. Changed how Recent Meals are shown. You can now select the number of days and the meal type of recent meals to show. Easier serving size entry. Popular serving sizes are show in a scroll wheel. You can still enter any value using a keypad entry. Two-way sync with our Continue Reading →
We updated the app with some minor bug fixes and the ability to “Favorite” a food from within the Overview Details view.
We have updated the app to version 3.0 and is now available to download at the App Store. We have added Weight input and charting, improved search functionality and the ability to re-log frequently consumed meals.
Version 2.6 is available to download. You can now email us (support) from within the app. This update also includes issues that some users were having with timestamps in email logs.
We have released version 2.5 of the app in the App Store. We have updated the following: Search within favorite list and recent food list. Easier access to change Serving sizes and dates. Meal time is preset according to time of day. User can set meal times. Weekly, Monthly views under Overview tab