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iKals - iNutrient: Calories for iOS

By James Hollender $1.99

Developer's Description

iKals is one of 9 iNutrient apps based on the USDA National Nutrient Database. The others include: iCarbs (Carbohydrates) iCholesterol (Dietary Cholesterol) iFiber (Fiber) iProteins (Proteins) iSatFat (Saturated Fat) iSodium (Sodium) iSugars (Sugars) Vitamin K (Vitamins K1, K1D & K2)As of version 3.0 allows users to record their intake of the nutrient (iOS > 4.2.1 required). The information is maintained for one year and is presented in reverse chronological order grouped by day, so the latest data is presented first in the list. Editing allows for: 1) changing the number of servings; 2) changing the date; and 3) deleting records.If you are counting calories, possibly to help keep you weight under control, then this is an app you will truly make use of on a regular basis.The iKals app provides information about foods and how they are rated for Calorie content. This is provided as a means to assist in deciding which foods to eat. The food servings are rated from EXTREMELY LOW in Calories all the way up to EXTREMELY HIGH. The following colors help readily identify which is which: Black = Rated EXTREMELY HIGH in Calories (500 - 1,181) Dark Red = Rated VERY HIGH in Calories (400 - 499) Red = Rated HIGH in Calories (300 - 399) Orange = Rated MODERATELY HIGH in Calories (250 - 299) Yellow = Rated MODERATE in Calories (200 - 249) Light Green = Rated MODERATELY LOW in Calories (150 - 199) Green = Rated LOW in Calories (100 - 149) Cyan = Rated VERY LOW in Calories (50 - 99) White = Rated EXTREMELY LOW in Calories (00 - 49) There are eight tables listing food servings: All Foods Fast Foods Fruits & Vegetables Meat, Fish & Shellfish Dairy & Egg Cereal Grains & Pasta Sweets SnacksThe All Foods list allows you to search by any word or partial word from all the Food Titles. Selecting a food in any of the tables will display pertinent information about the selected food serving: Food Title Weight (in grams) Common Measure (serving size for weight) Calorie Content (in kcal) USDA Description USDA Food Group USDA Nutrient Database NumberInformation is derived from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference: Energy (kcal) Content of Selected Foods per Common Measure. There are currently over 1,100 different food servings included, searchable using more than 2,500 names (some foods are known by different names or how they are prepared, e.g., "Egg, Scrambles" and "Scrambled Egg"). A few these have as many as six searchable names.The iKals Info screen provides access to additional information pages: What are Calories? Calorie Recommendations Highest Calorie Foods User Agreement How to Use this App About this App (includes allowance to 1) Report a Problem; 2) Ask a Questions; and 3) Make a Suggestion)

Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.1

Preparations for the next version of iOS.


Release September 3, 2013
Date Added September 3, 2013
Version 4.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or later. iTunes account required


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