Updated Vitamin A values

We’ve updated how Vitamin A (IU) is calculated for our USDA foods. It turns out that the USDA values are using an out-dated method for calculating IU that has been discredited in recent years as being far too generous.  It has been shown that our bodies do not convert carotenoids as efficiently as it was

Android client beta preview

We’re nearly ready to release our beta Android client for Gold Subscribers.  We’re currently targeting Android 2.2 or later and hope to have it out this week. Here’s a few screenshots.  

We accept Bitcoin

By request, we are pleased to note that we now also accept Bitcoins for subscriptions. We’ll accept payment in BTC at the 1 day weighted average price.   If interested, email us for further details. We’ve officially done one bitcoin transaction so far, and are proud to support this new digital currency.

Announcing CRON-O-Meter Gold

Today we are announcing a new premium subscription version:  CRON-O-Meter Gold. For Gold subscribers, we can offer CRON-O-Meter advertisement-free. We also offer priority support, new chart and analysis options, food sharing (for couples), and will be offering subscribers early access to our android mobile app. Gold subscribers get some new analysis options in place of

Ooops, IE Broken

Oops, it appears yesterday’s release has broken when viewed with Internet Explorer. We are looking into a fix for this. In the meantime, we recommend windows users to switch to using Firefox or Google Chrome to view the site.

We’ve moved

We’ve just completed migration of this site from a shared hosting service to a dedicated virtual private server. Hopefully you’ll notice things are snappier than before!

By Request, More Features!

Thanks to some feedback in our forums, we’ve added a few new features today: It is now possible to copy all the items from the previous day to the current day.  This is very useful for people that typically eat the same thing every day. As an option in the nutritional summary (Trends Panel) you

An alternative way to login

We’ve added the ability to log in using a dedicated username and password. If you’ve previously set up your account through Google, Yahoo, or Facebook, you can also set a custom username and password under the profile screen. This way, if these sites have technical problems (I have seen the Yahoo login service have significant

Snake Oil & Supplements

The Information Is Beautiful blog have updated their excellent interactive info-graphic on supplements. They have fed hundreds of scientific studies into their data set to display the relative efficacy of various supplements. For anyone trying to keep up with the latest research and all the conflicting results from various studies, this is an invaluable tool

Trends Panel – Nutrition Report

Today brings several changes to the look of the Diary screen and Trends screens. Instead of tabs for each nutrient category, all of the nutrients are now being shown together below the main summary. This same component is also shown on the Trends page where you can show your average daily nutrition for a recent