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An expansive food database contains approximately 5,000 foods in 18 different categories: Baby Food, Baked Goods, Beverages, Breads/Grains and Pasta, Breakfast Foods/Cereals, Dairy and Eggs, Fats and Oils, Fruits and Vegetables, Meats and Beans, Nuts and Seeds, Frozen Entrees and Packaged Foods, Restaurant Chains-Fast Foods, Restaurant Chains-Other, Seafood and Fish, Snacks and Sweets, Soups, Supplements, and Toppings and Sauces.
A complete listing of more than 150 activities - daily/common, sporting, recreational, and occupational - is included in the Detailed Energy Expenditure section.
The Personal Profile section allows users to enter and edit an unlimited number of patients or clients for whom nutrition and activity may be assessed and analyzed and to calculate each person's body mass index (BMI).
The Analysis Tools section includes: (1) an Intake Record section in which the user may enter food intake by meal for multiple days or weeks; (2) a Detailed Energy Expenditure section used to record a variety of activities; and (3) a Weight Management Planner section that uses the information from an individual's profile, food intake, and energy output to customize weight-loss or weight-gain goals based on caloric intake, energy expenditure, or a balance of the two.
The Exploring Foods/Nutrients section provides detailed nutritional information on each food in the database and also includes a feature called Nutritrac Top 20 that ranks the top 20 foods in the database for any selected nutrient.
Colorful and easy-to-read graphics include pie charts for caloric and fat-source breakdown, bar graphs that visually represent a diet's compliance with DRI/RNI recommendations, and the familiar USDA Food Guide Pyramid with customized information comparing any individual diet with the pyramid.
Any of the various tools can be used to analyze a person's diet by individual foods or entire meals, days, or weeks. In addition, users may even