My Daily Log

Your Carb Manager "Homepage" where you log food/activities and track your daily macros.

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How To

Navigating Your Daily Log

Several options are always available when viewing any part of My Daily Log, which allow you to access other features or quickly add food.
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Understanding the "In Depth" tab

A walk through of the My Daily Log - In Depth tab, where you'll find detailed yet concise analysis of your daily and weekly progress
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Tutorial Video 2 - Logging Foods

Video walk through: Learn to find and log foods like a pro!
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Finding Foods to Log

Search our extensive database for whatever food you're eating, then add to your food log with just a couple of clicks
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Logging Food

Logging food and meals is the most important part of carb tracking!
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Removing a food log entry

Click the More Options (⋮) button to the right of any food entry, and choose "Delete"
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Modifying a food log entry (View, edit, copy to another day, delete)

Click the More Options (⋮) button to the right of any food log entry to access view, edit, copy, and delete options.
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Adding a recipe to your daily log

To add a custom recipe, navigate to Foods > My Foods > Recipes. For a Premium recipe, navigate to Foods > Recipes & Meal Plans.
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Quick Entry to My Daily Log

Using the Quick Entry tab, you can quickly add carbs or other nutrients to a meal.
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Logging a Custom Food or Meal

Navigate to the Foods section, open your custom food or meal, then select Add.
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Logging a food by scanning it's barcode

On mobile devices, you can easily look up branded foods by scanning a product's barcode with your device's camera.
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Logging a food or meal by taking a picture of it

Log foods by simply taking a picture of them using Carb Manager's advanced image recognition technology!
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Logging Water Intake

Access the Water tab and select a water glass to mark it as consumed.
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Toggling Between Net Calories and Total Calories

Set a total calories goal, then toggle the Daily Goal progress bar via the Deduct Calories When I Exercise setting.
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Change Portion Size

In any "Add Food" customization screen, use the left/middle columns to choose portion quantity; the right column to choose portion units.
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Enabling/Disabling Calorie Tracking

From your main (left) navigation menu, select Settings. Then scroll down and set Track Calories to On.
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Logging Fasting Hours

First enable time tracking. Then, when logging foods, enter the time the food was eaten.
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Copying Foods or Meals from One Day to Another

To copy foods or a whole meal from one day to another, use the ⋮ button to the right of the food or meal header.
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Quick Find Foods

The Quick Find feature allows you to quickly look up foods that you've favorited, viewed recently, or logged frequently.
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Searching Foods

Use the + (plus) button in the upper right of My Daily Log or go to Foods in the main (left) navigation menu.
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Snapping a Picture of Foods

Log foods by simply taking a picture of them using Carb Manager's advanced image recognition technology!
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Using the "Say" Feature

The Say feature allows you to add foods as you would in everyday, natural language.
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Logging nutritional supplements

We recommend logging most nutritional supplements as a "custom food".
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Voice logging

On mobile devices, you can dictate your foods from the Daily Log view, automatically adding them to a meal.
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Add a Photo of Your Logged Meal

Tap the More Options (⋮) button next to the name of the meal (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner etc) and choose Add Photo.
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FAQs

Why do the percentages in my pie chart not equal the percentage of each macronutrient in grams?

The macronutrient pie charts are based on the share of calories of each macronutrient, not their mass.
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How do I view, edit, copy, or delete a food or exercise from my Daily Log?

Tap the ⋮ button on the right side of the food or exercise and select from the listed options.
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Can I see decimal values instead of whole numbers on the display my macro goals?

Yes, by turning on the Show Decimal Values setting.
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I work at night. Can I change the daily log to fit my schedule?

Yes! Premium users can change the names and order of meals.
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How do I scan barcodes?

Tap the Scan button at the top of the food finder, and point your camera at the product's barcode until it is able to focus.
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Why don't my macros consumed add up to my calories consumed?

This results from varying methods for deriving calories from macros.
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How do I enter a serving size larger than 99?

Switch to Keyboard Entry Mode
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Can I enter a food quantity with the keyboard instead of the wheel picker?

Yes, just switch to "Keyboard Entry Mode"
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Why do my macros goals not match what I've entered in Settings?

This typically means that you have the Smart Macros setting enabled.
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