Category: General

Cronometer 2017: The Year in Review

  We’re wrapping up a pretty huge year for us here at Cronometer. We’re still a relatively small company, but 2017 saw a lot of growth in our business. Our customer-base grew nearly 100% over last year, and we passed a major milestone in March, getting our one millionth signup!  We added 4 new full-time

Setting Successful New Year’s Resolutions

Another guest post from Susan Macfarlane, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist utilizing cronometer.com to help run a busy private practice in Ontario, discussing the challenge of new year’s resolutions. I love setting New Year’s resolutions. The chance to start fresh, turn over a new leaf, and create habits that help me become the best version of myself

Helping Truckers Lose Weight with cronometer.com

My name is Siphiwe Baleka and I am the Founder of Fitness Trucking. Changing The Culture Of The Unhealthiest Occupation Fitness Trucking was founded in order to revolutionize the transportation industry by creating a culture of fitness within it. My goal is to take the unhealthiest occupation in America, and make it a model for

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 is my second blog post on cronometer.com If you’ve ever tried to lose weight in

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 my practice, I am an expert consultant on vegan and vegetarian diets, and specialize in

Sugar Alcohols, Vitamin D study, and Supplements

Sugar Alcohols We’ve now added support to track total Sugar Alcohols (polyols) in the carbohydrate breakdown. Please note we only currently have data for this in some of our whole foods database. By default they are not tracked as a target in your diary, but you can enable this on the Profile tab. GrassrootsHealth Vitamin

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 high doses. First, it is correct, and in this blog I will address what is

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 of the calorie summary section. At the bottom right you will see the dynamic macronutrient

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 page below where you put your foods eaten for the day, you will find the