Category Archives: Nutrition

Six Tips for Successful Weight-Loss Tracking

I’m Susan Macfarlane and I’m a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist running a busy private practice in Canada’s capital of Ottawa, Ontario. I’m also a nutrition contributor at cronometer.com, where I answer all your nutrition and health-related questions in the forums. This … Continue reading

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New Features: Search Tabs and Polar Integration

We have a few new and useful features out that we wanted to tell everyone about: Search Tabs and Polar Integration New Search Tabs The first is a new set of search tabs that help you find the food you … Continue reading

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How Cronometer changed my nutrition practice (and can change yours too!)

I’m Susan Macfarlane and I’m a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist running a busy private practice in Canada’s capital of Ottawa, Ontario. I’m also a nutrition contributor at Cronometer, where I answer all your nutrition and health-related questions in the forums. In … Continue reading

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Report issues with foods

With millions of food products on the global market, keeping our database complete and correct is a big job. We’re working on some major projects to improve our curation abilities, and today we’ve rolled out the first of these improvements. … Continue reading

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What’s Up With Vitamin A?

What’s up with vitamin A and Cron-O-Meter? I have one lousy small carrot and I am at 278% of my daily requirement for vitamin A. Is that correct? And to add to it all, vitamin A is supposedly toxic at … Continue reading

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Net carbs and total carbs are an option now.

On the diary page below where you put your foods eaten for the day, you will find the calorie summary box. By clicking on the gear icon on the top right of the box, you will get an expanded version … Continue reading

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Dynamic Macronutrient Targets: What They Mean

In this blog we will discuss the new change to Cron-O-Meter, dynamic macronutrient targets and what the targets in the dropdown menu (zone, paleo, ketogenic, LFRV) mean and resources for you to learn more on their specifics. On the diary … Continue reading

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Jawbone is here!

We’ve just launched support for Jawbone devices. If you own a Jawbone device you can now sync your Jawbone data to your Cron-O-Meter diary. To sync, go to the ‘Profile’ tab and scroll to the bottom where there is a section … Continue reading

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The Dietary Reference Intakes, not enough for you? Here are some options to consider.

In our last blog we talked about the USDA’s verbiage for nutritional information and showed you where in Cron-O-Meter that data is used. We will carry that theme through the next few blogs and show you how to make changes … Continue reading

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How to Read Nutrition Fact Labels: Step One in Healthy Eating

By Frank Alvarez – Health Coach The process of determining if a food is nutritious or not is arduous at best.   The Dietary Guidelines for Americans have all been developed into user-friendly recommendations for how Americans should choose their foods. The … Continue reading

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