Category: Nutrition

Building a Healthy Baby

Another guest post from Susan Macfarlane, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist running a busy private practice in Canada’s capital of Ottawa, Ontario, detailing using Cronometer.com (https://cronometer.com) to help in building a healthy baby. Included at the end are links to Susan’s previous article’s. Pregnancy is a time of incredible excitement and joy in the lives of parents-to-be.

Understanding Cronometer’s Nutrient Ratios – Zinc/Copper

Another guest post from Susan Macfarlane, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist running a busy private practice in Canada’s capital of Ottawa, Ontario, detailing Cronometer.com’s  (https://cronometer.com) nutrient ratios. Click here to see Susan’s previous article on nutrient ratios: https://cronometer.com/blog/understanding-cronometers-nutrient-ratios/ Zinc/Copper There has been a lot of discussion in the Cronometer forums about the ideal ratio of dietary zinc

The Nutrient Oracle: Food Suggestions

We’ve just rolled out an exciting new feature for our Gold subscribers that extends the Nutrient Oracle to be able to suggest foods to eat. Now, when you’ve logged your breakfast and lunch, and you’re scratching your head about what to make for dinner, you can ask the Oracle and get some ideas that will

Understanding Cronometer’s Nutrient Ratios

Another guest post from Susan Macfarlane, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist running a busy private practice in Canada’s capital of Ottawa, Ontario:   Omega 6/Omega 3  Omega 6 and 3 are two essential fats that are categorized as polyunsaturated fatty acids, or PUFAs for short. These fats are essential since we lack the ability to make them

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

New Features: Search Tabs and Polar Integration

We have a few new and useful features out that we wanted to tell everyone about: Search Tabs and Polar Integration New Search Tabs The first is a new set of search tabs that help you find the food you want even faster. Our Gold users got a sneak peak of this feature, and we

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

Report issues with foods

With millions of food products on the global market, keeping our database complete and correct is a big job. We’re working on some major projects to improve our curation abilities, and today we’ve rolled out the first of these improvements. We’re making it easier to report issues with our foods so that our curation staff

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