Knowledgebase : Food Diary
To add another meal time hover over the 'My Account' tab and select 'Settings' from the drop down menu. Here you will find a meal names and time slots. To add another meal time click '+ Add another meal time'.
You can never be sure that your local supermarket is going to have all the ingredients planned into your food diary. Make suitable ingredient swap choices where possible. To compare the calories and nutrients in any food or drink use this tool;...
You can change any of the entries made in your diary at any time past or future. It's recommended however, that you update your diary on a daily basis to make it easy to remember exactly what you've eaten. FORGETTING TO LOG ANY FOODS OR DRINKS REAL...
To print out your food diary and recipes; * Hover over the 'Reports' tab * Select 'Printouts' from the drop down menu * Select 'Food ">Press 'Preview' to view the report * The 'Print' button is situated at the top of the report * Select 'Re...
It's really easy to create a personal mealplan based on existing mealplans. Try copying meals and recipes you like into your own diary. You can either copy an entire mealplan day or individual meals and recipes direct from the Food Diary page; ...
When trying to lose weight it's really important to eat the correct portion size. From the articles below you can see the government recommendations for portion sizes. You can be as healthy as you like but get the portionn size incorrect and you could ...
Getting the right balance of nutrition when you're constantly on the go can be extremely difficult to manage. Try to limit restaurant meals; it's hard to keep track of nutritional information. Most restaurants now cater for the health conscious; sim...
To change between imperial and metric, hover over the 'My Account' tab and select 'Settings' from the drop down menu. Changes between Metric and Imperial can be made at the top of the screen. From the drop down menu select Metric or Imperial and all your ...
To change a quantity simply click on the quantity you wish to change. A new box will appear allowing you to enter the new quantity. To change the unit measure click on the downward arrow and select the correct measure from the dropdown menu.
To change the time slots of your meals hover over the 'My Account' tab and select 'Settings' from the drop down menu. Here you will find a meal names and time slots. To change any of the time slots select from the drop-down menus. PLEASE NOTE: ...
At the bottom of each food diary page you will find the totals for that day. You should aim to get as close to your 'target food and drink' total as possible. Use your 'Weekly Summary' to balance the calories consumed with the calories burnt to mak...
Adding foods from restaurants and fast food chains couldn't be simpler. From your Food Diary: * Select 'Add items to this mealtime' * Type the name of the restaurant or fast food chain into the product search You will be presented with a lis...
Below you will find an explanation of the calculations on your Weekly Summary. For future reference, this information can be viewed by pressing the pink question marks direct from your Weekly Summary: TARGET The net calorie target you should aim ...
When dining out, try familiarising yourself with the menu of your venue online prior to arrival so you've a good idea what they've got to offer. Try to steer clear of any rich sauces, cheeses, fried food etc. Choose the healthier options where possible...
Yes, you can carry uneaten calories over to the next day but check your 'weekly summary' first to view your daily calorie balance. Make sure you are running at negative calories for the week (this report takes into account both your calorie consumption...
ADD A WHOLE DAY: Selecting food from Weighplan's designed meal plans couldn't be easier. At the top of the diary page select the button 'Choose from delicious meal plans' and follow the instructions to add a whole day of meals directly in to your diary...
Yes, you can save calories for the weekend or a special occasion but it requires some forward planning. As long as you balance your week-to-date calories on your 'weekly summary' by the end of the week, you will still be making steps towards your go...
Alcohol is extremely high in calories, second only to fat. Compare the calorie content of all your favourite drinks and choose low calorie alternatives whenever possible. If you know that you are going to snack then plan ahead. Check the calori...
There are so many options to consider before throwing all your good work away. These should help... * Go in to the reports tab and remind yourself of the great achievements you've made so far. Remember how you were at the start of the process and h...
If you miss activities planned in to your activity diary, try to complete the exercise later in the week. It isn't always possible to complete your activities as planned. Always update your Activity diary to show only the activity you achieve othe...
Here are some great ways to speed up your data entry: COPY WEEKS, DAYS, MEALS OR RECIPES * Most of us eat similar meals every week so copying from the previous weeks diary is the most effective way to save time. * Use the copy item icon on eac...
It's a myth that you have to be permanently hungry to lose weight. Many people following our meal plans are surprised at the amount of healthy food they can eat and still lose weight. If you've successfully stuck to your daily food and exercise target...
It is recommended that you eat a varied diet to obtain a broad mix of nutrition. Our meal plans have been designed by Professional Nutritionist's to offer you a healthy diet rich in macronutrients. Feel the health benefits associated with a healthy die...
How you plan your food diary is down to personal preference but Weightplan's flexibility makes it simple to discover what works best for you. For SPEED OF ENTRY copy a WHOLE WEEK of meals from one of our meal-plans straight into you diary. These ha...
View the Mealplan [1] page for an explanation of the Food Diary icons. Links: ------ [1] http://www.weightplan.com/mealplans
It's likely you will over-eat some days and under-eat others; try to balance this out over the week so that you're consuming the same amount of calories over the week. Check your 'Weekly Summary' Report daily to balance your calories. Aim to balance...
Saturated fats are found in animal products and processed foods, such as pastries, dairy products, chips, and meats. Saturated fats are considered bad fats as they are know to raise your LDL cholesterol. Unsaturated fats are found foods such as avoc...
It's always good to compare your actual performance with the targets set out for you. * Enter the 'Reports' tab to review your performance * Select 'Weight' from the dropdown menu * The graph displays your actual weight, your target weight and...
It is recommended that you aim to eat your target calorie amount every day but it's unrealistic to think this is always possible. If you over or under-eat throughout the week try to balance your weekly calorie total at the end of each week by checking ...
There are numerous health benefits associated with the counts at the top of your diary. Start feeling healthier today and aim to drink 8 x250ml glasses of water, 5 portions of fruit or vegetable, lower your caffeinated drink intake and drink less that ...