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carb counting

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by clarey123, Jul 28, 2016.

  1. clarey123

    clarey123 Type 1 · Member

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    Can anyone recommend a good carb counting book?
     
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    Bluebell_GB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Not a book but I use the free MyFitnessPal app which integrates with my Fitbit.

    Regards

    Bluebell

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  3. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Expert
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    Hi @clarey123 I use Carb and Cals on my phone - as a phone app it works well as you get images of food which help you calculate the carb content - also can be bought as a book.
     
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    AlbertoLaidlaw Type 2 · Active Member

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    MyFitnessPal is excellent and works on lap top, and mobile devices
     
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    Harrysdad Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    asa35 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Definitely recommend Carb & Cals. I use the android app and the book. It's so easy because of the pictures, enables you to make quick estimate if need be, or can quickly do calculation for exact amount. The book is not expensive but well worth it, not sure if I paid for app.

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    petepontiac Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Love the pictures in Carbs and Cals, bought it of Amazon
     
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    ianpotter Type 2 · Member

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    I use Carbs and Cals by Chris Cheyette and Yello Balolia.
    I got it from Amazon, and it cost about £16 inc p&p
     
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    rockape37 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yep, Carbs and Cals in book form and as an app on my phone to which you can add your own meals by way of photos and adding the carb details.

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    Martin
     
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    There's also the 'Carbs and cals pocket counter' book, which has fewer pages/photos, but it's pocket sized, so it's very handy for when you're eating out.
     
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