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Best Carb Counter app for iphone?

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by merrymax69, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. merrymax69

    merrymax69 Type 2 · Member

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    Been on insulin 14 days tomorrow and have greatly improved my BG, I would like to be more in control of my meals and i'm trying to get to grips with carb counting but not seeing dietician till May. Can anyone recommend a good easy to use app to work out carbs for meals??

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    Emilycbrown123 · Member

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    Hello I have been using a app for along Time and I really recommend it it's called carbs and cals the app adds all the carbs up for each meal after you have put in what you have eaten i was told to use this app by my dietician hope you like it x


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    Lyndesay · Well-Known Member

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    Highly recommend Carbs and Cals, you can't go wrong with it, would be lost without it!

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  5. merrymax69

    merrymax69 Type 2 · Member

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    Thank you, have downloaded both to see which one I prefer, so confusing! :crazy:
     
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    Have tried a few myself and it would send you crazy! Thank goodness for Carbs and Cals, the pictures are fantastic and gives you different size portions which is very helpful! Good luck, hope you find the right one for you :)

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    merrymax69 Type 2 · Member

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    Thanks Lyndesay, been using carbs and cals today and have just ordered the book from Amazon. I like the portion pics, gives you a good idea of what your intake is!
     
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    lisaru · Newbie

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    We'd be lost without Carbs and Cals - the book and the app


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    danyparc · Member

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    I've been using myfitnesspal app. Great bar code scanning function to quickly identify nutritional data, and log food intake. It's free too.


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    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    Carbs & Cals for sure. £3.99 I think but well worth it. You should also download the DAFNE carbohydrate portion list and save to iBooks.


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    Ria Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I use mynetdiary. There is a diabetes version for iPhone but not yet for android. You can not only track your food ( you can scan the barcodes) but exercise weight blood pressure Hba1c cholesterol and all your glucose readings

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    myfitnesspal does it all.Cals weight exercise.
    Lost 80 pounds with this recording it all.

    Andy

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    carlrr Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just downloaded carbs and cals, first impression is that it's pretty basic, I can't find the Nestlé brand ie: shredded wheat, maybe it's my fault as I haven't had time to check it out fully
     
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    Popgoulty · Newbie

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    As well as using carbs & cals which is excellent I can recommend Carbfinder, it's useful as it contains a lot of products from commercial outlets such as Subway etc so if you're out and about its great.
     
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    Geert sweetbee · Newbie

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    Sweetbee carbcounter, or the ipad app Platemate might be usefull...
    https://itunes.apple.com/be/app/platemate/id566278650?l=nl&mt=8


    Since yesterday also available on google play store for the Android version.
     
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    Geert sweetbee · Newbie

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    If you got the IPad, should try the Platemate from Sweetbee or the sweetbee carbcounter...it's for Free.
    https://itunes.apple.com/be/app/platema ... ?l=nl&mt=8
     
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