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Does anyone have a good suggestion for a nutrition tracking app? Are there any geared towards us?

I always used my fitness pal, but just got calorie shamed by them for only consuming 300 calories today. I’d like something more tailored to our needs!

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Ignore those pop-up messages for nutrients and caloric intake in that app. It is set up primarily for people who work out and only need to lose a few pounds. It is a great resource because of the large food database. I prefer to use it over LoseIt! and Baritastic. LoseIt! has a more limited food database and I had to enter many of my nutrition labels for the foods I was tracking. Baritastic is a great resource for things other than just tracking.

For MyFitnessPal, I just changed my daily caloric intake goal to 800 for my pre-op diet. I have been about 100 cals under each day since I changed it on Sunday. I have yet to get the pop-up for calories, but I do get them for fat and for sodium (I love jalapeno and garlic stuffed green olives for a snack). I take them with a grain of salt and use them as a reminder to watch what I am eating.

If 300 calories are where you currently should be for your daily intake, screw the pop-up. It is a good app, in my opinion. I just wish I could justify the expense to get rid of the ads.

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Thanks so much! I’ll check out Baritastic!

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I had used the complete diary button, because it will tell you your projected weight in five weeks if you continue eating that amount. It’s a neat little bonus.

I am one week post op and have no calorie goal per say, just a list approved foods with Protein and fluid goals.< /p>

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4 minutes ago, insta_adventurer said:

I had used the complete diary button, because it will tell you your projected weight in five weeks if you continue eating that amount. It’s a neat little bonus.

I am one week post op and have no calorie goal per say, just a list approved foods with Protein and Fluid goals.

Is that with MyFitnessPal? I've never used that button... maybe I should try. Thanks!

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32 minutes ago, insta_adventurer said:

Does anyone have a good suggestion for a nutrition tracking app? Are there any geared towards us?

I always used my fitness pal, but just got calorie shamed by them for only consuming 300 calories today. I’d like something more tailored to our needs!

Track with it but don't try to post or submit daily logs and you'll be fine. I still think it's the easiest, I use it everyday and never submit, everything is still saved.

I also have baritastic, but they want you to do too much, some days I don't have the energy for it.

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On 7/24/2018 at 9:56 PM, Tealael said:

I still think it's the easiest, I use it everyday and never submit, everything is still saved.

I also have baritastic, but they want you to do too much, some days I don't have the energy for it.

100% my thoughts. Baritastic is good but had a Soup that was not on their list. Tried adding it but could not figure out what to do. Stopped using it after that. Really the only thing I liked better was the Water tracking part of it.

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