Weight Loss Support - Good food log?
10-20-2009, 09:12 PM
I just recently got a GoWear Fit, but don't really like their food log too much (I kind of expected that from other posts). So I was wondering if any of you had recommendations for a good food log online? And by good, I mean something easy to use (such as adding your own recipes and storing them) as well as having a pretty good list of foods with nutrition facts, including from restaurants/fast food places. Preferably something free would be nice, but a cheap monthly fee also wouldn't be too bad.
Thanks a bunch!
10-20-2009, 09:13 PM
I use sparkpeople.com
There's also fitday and thedailyplate
I am sure there's others as well but those are the ones I know of :)
10-20-2009, 09:15 PM
I use fitday.com and it is pretty user friendly, allows me to save custom foods and tells me the percentage of carbs etc each day on a pie graph. It's free too.
10-20-2009, 09:18 PM
Fitday for me too. You can link it here <<<<<
10-20-2009, 09:19 PM
sparkpeople also has graphs and percentages and the such..just sayin ;)
10-20-2009, 09:30 PM
I have a BB and also don't love the food logging. I made a food JAB (just a bite) so I could transfer from my ipod log, which i use when I am out and move my calories in a lump sum. It really is the best way to get full use of your GFW
That said my DH likes Fatsecret. I don't have much experiance with it, but he uses it ALL the time and he has lost about 80 lbs!
10-20-2009, 10:17 PM
You can buy FitDay to have on your computer--and then you can add recipes and custom foods all you want. It doesn't cost a lot.
10-20-2009, 10:24 PM
I'm another FitDay user, and have been since Day 1.
10-20-2009, 11:35 PM
I use The Daily Plate and find it pretty user friendly, I also use Spark People for the articles and tips.
10-21-2009, 01:31 AM
Cool. Thanks a lot guys! I'm gonna start out with FitDay and see where it goes from there. Great suggestions :)
01-09-2010, 04:20 AM
I tried FitDay for a bit, but was lured to SparkPeople recently by their purdy graphs.
Onederchic, you were so right...
01-09-2010, 01:22 PM
I really like The Daily Plate, they just rolled out a new interface in the last 2 weeks and it is even better. Food comes up as you type in any words (brand, type, restaurant, whatever) and you can easily select food you have recently eaten.
I haven't used the others, but have a hard time imagining anything being easier. But speed is my main criteria, otherwise I won't do it.