A Personal Diet Fitness Manager
A Personal Diet Fitness Manager is a program designed for those who are primarily interested in losing weight and keeping track of nutritional intake on a daily basis.
This program has many different ways of tracking your progress so that you can start to see results soon to encourage you to continue. It also tracks your daily nutrient intake so you can check to see that your eating habits keep you healthy. The USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) database of over 6,200 food items with over thirty nutrients each is used as input for your daily consumption and meals can be made for ease of data selection. There are over 100 physical activities from which you can choose to keep track of calories burned.
Your entire household can use this program with separate files kept for each individual. Much effort was put into the program to make it simple to use. In addition to the standard Help files, at the bottom of every screen is a button titled 'Please Explain This'. When clicked, a screen is displayed with an explanation of every control on that particular screen. The 'How Do I...' selection in the Help files explains how you accomplish tasks within the program.
Food selection can be through a search by name or by food group - calories and nutrients are calculated by food portion from the USDA database - physical exercises can be searched by name - physical exercises can be added to customize your workout - meals can be added combining USDA food items so that one selection will contain all items in the meal - progress charts display weight and calories in four different styles - four different calculators are included (see screen shots) - a metabolic rate factor can be used to customize your metabolic rate - all information can be printed by day - water intake accum -date of entry can be changed so that information does not need to be entered daily - small amount of data entry, most information is computer generated - price includes all future updates. diet fitness health shareware listed in diet fitness health section.
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