What Do Our Trends in Cronometer Tell Us?

Trends Have you ever wondered what all the data in your Cronometer could be useful for? Some people have been logging foods into Cronometer for years and have hundreds of days of entries! If you’re thinking the past is in the past then think again. Then head to the Trends tab. When you go to […]

The Golden Years: Healthy Eating for Older Adults

Nutrition in Old Age

Today, Susan MacFarlene tackles nutrition into the Golden Years. As science and medicine continue to advance, so too does our life expectancy. According to the World Health Organization, the global life expectancy was 72.0 years in 2016; an increase of 5.5 years since the year 2000 (1). And growth in life expectancy is not expected […]

The Link between Diet and Longevity

OldAndHealthy

Another great post by our resident RD, Susan Macfarlene, this time on the link between diet and longevity: As hard as we might try to fight it, aging is an inevitable part of life. And yet, scientists are still puzzling over what drives aging in humans. In this post, I’m taking a closer look at […]

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 nutrition 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 […]

What’s Up With Vitamin A?

What’s up with vitamin A and cronometer.com? 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 […]