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Vegan / Vegetarian
A vegetarian is someone who does not eat any meat, poultry, game, fish, shellfish or by-products of animal slaughter.Vegetarians are divided...
What nutrients can currently be tracked in the app?
Currently you can track the following:- protein- carbs- fiber- sugars- fat- saturated fat- unsaturated fat- cholesterol- sodium- potassium
How are the percentages of the macros in products calculated?
The % in the app is about the relation between protein, carbs and fat for the total calorie amount.The calorie amount for protein, carbs and...
What is it?A macronutrient that among other things, is important for building muscles. Protein is built up of at least 20 amino acids.There ...
What is it?Another macronutrient. Carbohydrates are the given name for starch, fiber and different sugars.Why do we need it?1 gram of carboh...
What is it?A kind of carbohydrate that is not absorbed through digestion, ending up as a probiotic in the colon. This is important for a wel...
What is it?It's an energy-giving source that usually comes from sugar beets or sugar canes.Why do we need it?Our brain needs at least 100 gr...
What are they?Natural sugars are carbohydrates split into different monosaccharides; with fructose and glucose being the most common example...
What is it?It is a collection of fatty acids that in various combinations create cholesterol, trans fat, saturated fat or unsaturated fat. E...
What is it?It's an essential element that, together with chloride, makes household salt. Sodium and salt are often mistaken for being ...
What is it?It's an essential element that is needed for nerve and muscle functions in the body. It also plays an important role in the acid-...
What is it?A kind of fatty acid that is necessary for many body functions. Why do we need it?Cholesterol is a precursor for the biosynt...
What are they?There are different layers in the definition of processed food. When the food gets this label in our app it's because we ...
High nutritional value
What is it?Any foods with high amounts of essential vitamins and minerals get this label in the food rating.Why do we need high nutritional ...
I have an allergy that I am unable to add in my settings - what can I do?
We are currently listing the most common food allergies that have been requested as options during the past years. With many different aller...
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