Finding and logging food is the most basic function of the Carb Manager app. You might not need our advanced Analysis features. You might not be interested in logging exercise or joining our active community (although we highly encourage it!) 

But if you've downloaded our app, odds are that you're interested in logging food and tracking nutrition. 

In this article, we'll provide an overview of all of our food logging features.

The Basics

Logging food consists of two steps. First you search for the food that you're eating in our database. Then, you choose your portion size and add the food to your log. 

Here's everything you ever wanted to know about searching for foods in our database.

Once you've found your food, here's how to add it to your log.

Made a mistake? Here's how to change or remove a food log entry

Intermediate Features

Carb Manager includes a database of delicious recipes custom crafted by top chefs just for our users. Here's where to find them and here's how to add them to your log.

If you tend to eat the same foods together, you can group them into Custom Meals for simplified logging.  

Have a favorite family recipe that's not in our database? Here's how to add a Custom Recipe

 Save time by planning out a full week's worth of meals at a time. Here's how to set it up

Advanced Features

If you're planning out a full weeks' worth of meals in advanced, you can generate a shopping list and buy all of your ingredients in one go. 

For more personalized food logging, here's how to change the time of the day when meals occur. Great for 3rd shift workers!

Improve your chances of success by setting reminders to log your meals.

The easiest way to log foods: Just take a picture of your meal and let us do the rest!

Food Logging FAQs 

Can I see decimal values instead of whole numbers on the display my macro goals?

Why is there sometimes a small (1g) difference between my foods and meal totals?

Can I customize meal plans to be gluten-free or dairy-free?

What do the Keto "grades" on foods and recipes mean? How are they determined?

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