Nutrition/Weight Management Eat Healthy Today! By Rachel Brown
Goal: • To have a healthier diet, thus a better quality of life!
Software: fitday • What: Online diet and weight loss journal • Purpose: Keep track of food consumed (calories, fat, protein, etc.) • Cost: FREE • Benefit: • Client: Aware of the lack of nutrients in daily diet • Company: Multi-use of journal (Not just nutrition), doesn’t cost anything, user friendly! • Source
Equipment: Mandometer • What: Scale connected to mini computer • Purpose: Teaches you how to eat slower • How it works: Place plate on scale with food, as you eat computer shows curve for eating speed in g/min • Cost: $2000.00 • Benefit: • Short term - eat less, right proportion/amount • Long term - lose weight • *Used as treatment for eating disorders! • Source
Equipment: Mandometer • Watch it now!
Equipment: Kitrics Nutrition Label Scale • What: Scale and calculator device • Purpose:Calculates portion weight – calories, grams in portion you put on • Cost:$40-50 each • Benefit:Customized to individual, can break down and understand food label & food make-up • Source
Equipment:Fitbit Aria • What: Wi-Fi Body scale • Purpose: Measures weight, fat percentage, BMI • Cost: $129.95 • Benefit: User friendly, Uploads data on body’s “fat and lean mass” to computer – just have to step on the scale! • Source
Equipment:Fitbit Aria Look Here!
Equipment:Bite Counter • What:“Pedometer for the mouth” • Purpose:Motion sensor - tracks the amt. of bites • Cost:$800 • Benefit:Know avg. of # of cal. you’re eating long-term, will reduce that # = lose weight • Source
In Conclusion:Nutrition/Weight Management Software: • Fitday (free) + Equipment: • Mandometer ($2000.00) • Kitrics Nutrition Label Scale (2 for $90) • FitbitAria ($129.95) • Bite Counter ($800) = $3019.95 Healthier lifestyle, thus a better quality of life!