Today’s new version adds some preliminary support for languages. Don’t get too excited — it’s just a baby step in the direction of having full translations. To kick things off, we’ve added food data from the Canadian Nutrient File (CNF). This database contains roughly 5800 food items, although many are derived from the USDA dataset,
We’ve just released a new food & recipe editor. This version should be simpler to use than before. Instead of a pop-up dialog, the food details are displayed inline on the foods tab and can be edited in place. We’ve also changed some of the nutrient categorizations around to be more logical. Carbohydrates has it’s
There are a few hidden features we’d like to take a moment to point out for you power-users. In the diary, you can now multi-select entries by shift-clicking the items. This will filter the nutrition summary below to show totals for just your selection. This is very useful if you want to see how a particular
For our subscribers, we’ve added a new feature today. There is now the ability to export all of your diary data to .csv files. These can be opened in spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel, Apple Numbers, or Google Docs, where you can slice and dice your data any way you like. For all users, the
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
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.
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.
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
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 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!