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Our Men’s Health Nutrition Score

Nutrition Score Focuses on Men’s Health Available Free To Male Users For The Month Of June It’s no surprise that males and females are quite

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Our Women’s Health Nutrition Score

Nutrition Score Focuses on Women’s Health Available Free To Female Users For The Month Of May Here at Cronometer, we’re big supporters of the fact


9 Tips For Achieving Long-Term Weight Loss

Key Factors In Achieving Sustainable Weight Loss Embarking on a journey towards sustainable weight loss is a life-long commitment to a healthier, happier you. While


How Fast Should I Lose Weight?

Impacts Of Losing Weight Quick vs. Slow Embarking on a weight loss journey can be a challenging yet rewarding experience. One of the most common

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5 Nutrition Tips To Help Reduce Anxiety

Eat Calm and Carry On written by dr. uma naidoo, nutritional psychiatrist Here are some of my favorite foods and essential nutrients to make 2024


Ways To Boost Your Immune System

Immunity Boosting Micronutrients Since it’s flu season – and most of us at the office are feeling it – we thought we’d shine a light


A Look Into Sugar-Free Sensitivities

Breaking Down Sugar Alternatives Isn’t it great that we’ve now come into a world where we can enjoy our guilty pleasure snacks, guilt-free? Many products


Where Does Energy Come From In Your Diet?

Where Does Energy Come From? It’s no secret that our bodies use food to energize us and keep our systems running. Carbohydrates are our bodies’


The Best Backpacking Meals

If you’re wondering what dehydrated meal to bring on your next adventure then look no further! Cronometer staffers pulled out their forks to taste test

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Nutrition Considerations for Men: Fiber

All About Fiber This month, in celebration of Men’s Health Month, we’re switching gears and putting males into the spotlight to dive deeper into everything


Nutrition For Beginners

Nutrition 101: The Basics If you’re finding yourself on this page, chances are that you’re brand new to nutrition and that you don’t know where


Dietitians Discuss Diet And Eczema

Registered Dietitians Discuss The Link Between Diet And Eczema Eczema is a common, chronic and complex skin disease that arises as a result of interactions


How Can Diet & Nutrition Affect Acne

How Can Diet And Nutrition Affect Acne Acne is a chronic, multifactorial skin condition that is estimated to affect 9.4% of the global population, putting


Nutrition With Dr. Gabrielle Lyon

Nutrition With Dr. Gabrielle Lyon Follow along for bi-weekly nutrition tips from Dr. Gabrielle Lyon. She goes over why you should track your nutrition, her


All About Collagen

Collagen has been getting its moment in the spotlight lately as many people are learning about and reaping the benefits of supplementing it in their


Top Diets from the Past Decade

There are so many options available today when it comes to dieting. A few are gaining in popularity at unprecedented rates and some have stood


All About Alcohol

What Happens When You Drink Alcohol? After drinking something with alcohol in it, the liver is the main organ doing the work. The enzyme alcohol


Should I Take Creatine?

Let’s Talk Creatine! Creatine is one of the most highly studied supplements around today! In regards to high-intensity exercise and sports, we know that taking


Is Sugar Bad for You?

Let’s Learn About Sugar! If there is one food is highly contested it’s sugar! How many articles/blogs/magazine headlines have you seen that are just concerned

Guest Posts

Guest Post: How to Reduce Sugar Intake

Reducing your sugar intake is perhaps the single best thing you can do your health and well being, and here’s why. Excess intake may contribute


Should You Buy Organic?

Is organic worth it? In today’s nutrition lexicon, ‘organic’ has become synonymous with ‘healthy’. Many food companies are guilty of using the term to mislead


Nutrient Needs for Athletes

The role of nutrition in the maintenance of good health and prevention of disease is well-established. Yet for the competitive or recreational athlete, proper nutrition


Does What We Eat Change our Metabolism?

We’ve all seen those flashy headlines that promise effortless weight loss by simply adding a few key foods that are *guaranteed* to increase your metabolism.

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Food Allergies vs Intolerances

Recent estimates suggest that 3.6% of Americans, or approximately 1 in 25 adults, live with a food allergy or intolerance (1). However, intolerance and allergy

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3 Steps to Mindful Eating

When clients work with me, they expect to talk about their food choices and answer questions like: How many fruits and vegetables do you eat

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Managing IBS with FODMAPs

Understanding IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal disorder afflicting between 10-15% of the U.S. adult population (1). There are no specific tests

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Why Do We Lie to Our Cronometer?

It’s happened again.  I lied to my Cronometer. Well, I didn’t entirely lie.  I just didn’t tell it the whole truth. I started out the day

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How much fruit is too much?

Regardless of the type of diet followed, pretty much everyone can agree that eating vegetables is a good idea. However, when it comes to fruit,

Low Carb Revolution
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2018 – The Year of Low Carb

Interview with Dr. Richard Feinman, Professor of Cell Biology, Richard Feinman, PhD, is a cell biologist who is widely credited with doing some of the


Fighting Inflammation with Food

‘Inflammation’ is a commonly cited, yet poorly understood, condition that is often used as a “catch-all” diagnosis by both the wellness and medical community to

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What is the Glycemic Index?

Although it may seem like diet trends are constantly changing, the reality is that most popular diets are simply iterations of the low-carb, low-fat, or

Nighttime Snacking
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How to Stop Nighttime Snacking

If you struggle with ‘nighttime snacking’, ‘nighttime noshing’ or the ‘midnight munchies’, you’re not alone. In fact, this annoying little habit is by far the

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How to Find Credible Nutrition Information

Edit   In this further guest posting from Susan MacFarlane, RD, we discuss finding credible nutrition information. Nowadays, everyone seems to be an expert when it

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Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss

What is Intermittent Fasting? guest post by registered dietitian, susan macfarlane Fasting has been an integral part of many different religions for centuries. Fasting has

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Cronometer: The Nutrition Super Tracker

The USDA will no longer offer food and physical activity tracking through SuperTracker, leaving current users looking for an alternative. Cronometer has garnered a reputation

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Understanding PRAL Alkaline Diets

Another post by our expert registered dietitian, Susan McFarlane. This time, Susan tackles PRAL centered/alkaline diets and the science behind them. Potential Renal Acid Load

Staying Healthy During the Holidays
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How to Stay on Track during the Holidays

Another guest post from Susan Macfarlane, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist utilizing to help run a busy private practice in Ontario, discussing the challenge of healthy

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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’s  ( nutrient ratios.

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

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How Cronometer Changed My Nutrition Practice

Cronometer Pro: Revolutionizing Dietary Analysis guest post by registered dietitian nutritionist, susan macfarlane I’m Susan Macfarlane and I’m a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist running a busy


What’s Up With Vitamin A?

What’s up with vitamin A and I have one lousy small carrot and I am at 278% of my daily requirement for vitamin A.


How To Lose Weight With Cronometer

Losing Weight With Cronometer If you’re looking to drop a couple or several pounds, you’ve come to the right place! Losing weight is straight-forward with