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Type 1 Apps and books

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by SarahJane901, Oct 9, 2018.

  1. SarahJane901

    SarahJane901 · Newbie

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    Hi Just been diagnosed type 1. 1 week in and finding food difficult. Is there an app or book - like the slimming world one - which gives u information about shop specific brands? Eg asda curry sauce, Tesco, sainsburys or parks
    Ive got the carbs n cals app and it's great but not comprehensive
     
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    SamJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    MyFitnessPal is really good. You can scan barcodes, it gives you the nutritional info and will add everything up for a given meal
     
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    Guzzler Type 2 · Expert

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    The 'Carbs and Cals' app and book are handy, too. I like that it gives pictures which denote portion sizes.
     
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    Metabolism_Boss Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I agree with Guzzler, Carbs and Cals is a very good book because it helps with portion control. I have not seen the app. The book is a nice sized paperback. It costs about £12 or cheaper if you don't mind seond hand and don't need the latest edition.
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    SarahJane901 · Newbie

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    I've got the app and it's great but my Dietian wants me to read labels. Just thought if there was something that compared supermarkets own brand items it would help.
     
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