CRON-O-Meter is a splendid free dieting software mainly developed by Aaron Davidson, it provides the power to set, analysis and track your nutritional diet plan or calorie diet plan effectively. Keeping fit and healthy was never so easy!
Set up your nutritional goal
When you first launch CRON-O-Meter, it will ask you to create a new profile, it lets you fill in your Gender( male / female:Normal, Pregnant, Lactating ), Birthdate, Height, Weight, Activity( Sedentary, Low Active, Active, High Active ). Then it lets you set your personal nutritional goal, the nutritional items are listed in 5 tabs:
- General: Energy, Protein, Carbohydrates( Fiber, Starch, Sugars ), Fat, Alcohol, Caffeine, Water, Ash.
- Vitamins: Vitamin A( Retinol, Alpha-carotene, Beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, Lycopene, Lutein+Zeaxanthin ), Folate, Vitamin B1( Thiamine ), Vitamin B2( Riboflavin ), Vitamin B3( Niacin ), Vitamin B5( Pantothenic Acid ), Vitamin B6( Pyridxine ), Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E( Beta Tocopherol, Delta Tocopherol, Gamma Tocopherol ), Vitamin K, Biotin, Choline.
- Minerals: Calcium, Chromium, Copper, Fluoride, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Sodium, Zinc.
- Amino Acids: ALA, ARG, ASP, CYS, GLU, GLY, HIS, HYP, ILE, LEU, LYS, MET, PHE, PRO, SER, THR, TRP, TYR, VAL.
- Lipids: Saturated, Monounsaturated, Polyunsaturated, Omega-3, Omega-6, Trans-Fats, Cholesterol, Phytosterol.
You can edit each items freely, double click the minimum or maximum field then enter a new value according to your own specification.
Enter your daily dieting, biomarkers, exercise and notes
Everyday you should record your servings( beef steak, cheesecake, salad, juice, etc ), biomarkers( weight, body temperature, Systolic BP, Diastolic BP, Resting Heart Rate, Blood Glucose ) and exercises. CRON-O-Meter will calculate, analysis and chart your nutritional information( calories, protein, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins, minerals ).
For each nutritional items, the amount and percent of target will be counted and displayed, you can then adjust your foods to meet the targets.
- Offers nutritional information for over 8000 food items supplied by USDA( United States Department of Agriculture ).
- Allows to add new foods with built-in food editor.
- Allows to add new recipes.
- Track your goals effectively: you can generate reports of nutritional statistics for a specific date or date range, and export to html/text files.
- Extremely well documented.
- Supports multiple profiles for different users.
CRON-O-Meter supports most mainstream operating systems including Windows 7, Windows XP, Mac OS X as well as Linux.