The power of MyNetDiary’s detailed food and exercise tracking service is its ability to document precisely what we eat, how many calories we burn and even when we eat." - Katherine Isacks, MPS, RD
Cherry Hill, NJ (PRWEB) March 08, 2012
MyNetDiary, a comprehensive food diary and calorie counter with online and mobile app services, announces in the wake of the U.S. News “Best Diet” Rankings that using MyNetDiary can make the most of any popular diet plan because it all comes down to knowing what people eat and how many calories they burn.
“The power of MyNetDiary’s detailed food and exercise tracking service is its ability to document precisely what we eat, how many calories we burn and even when we eat,” explains Katherine Isacks, Registered Dietitian with MyNetDiary, “and people can track calories on-the-go with MyNetDiary’s mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry.”
As the U.S. News recently released its top 25 diets, based on being relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe and effective for weight loss and against diabetes and heart diseases, MyNetDiary serves as a tool that can effectively assist anyone on these diets to make them extremely effective.
For instance, the top-ranking diet, according to U.S. News, is the DASH Diet. Originally developed to fight high blood pressure, it emphasizes eating foods high in potassium, calcium, protein and fiber, while cutting back on sodium. MyNetDiary members can track all these nutrients easily by logging meals and snacks. MyNetDiary allows for tracking over 40 different macro and micro-nutrients.
Other diets, especially ones that use point system, benefit from using MyNetDiary in conjunction because it can “translate” the simplistic point systems into actual nutritional values people can understand. Over time, dieters will see a correlation between points, calories and particular macro-nutrients, which will equip them to make better food choices without the need to count points at all.
“MyNetDiary teaches people to be able to look over a Nutrition Facts label on any food package and determine if it’s a healthy choice,” says Isacks. “While points will help people make choices based upon calories, they are not as helpful when you’re standing in the grocery aisle trying to choose between two types of breakfast cereals. However, knowing how to decipher calories, fat, carbs and other nutrients on the spot can help you make the right choice. But for those who do like the simplicity of points, MyNetDiary offers a ‘Food Score,’ which provides an easy to read numerical +/- score for determining a food’s healthfulness.”
Food journaling adds accountability to dieting, and for many people trying to lose weight, especially through diets that are unfamiliar, the act of keeping track of calories consumed and calories burned keeps them engaged with the process, which may help them succeed.
For more information about how the MyNetDiary calorie counter works with each of the U.S. News Top 25 diets, or to arrange an interview with Registered Dietitian, Katherine Isacks, contact MyNetDiary at (800) 385-7461 ext. 1015 or visit http://www.mynetdiary.com.
Launched in 2007 and with now over 1.5 million members, MyNetDiary is a comprehensive, modern online and mobile weight loss service that helps members lose weight safely through calorie tracking while following American Dietetic Association guidelines. MyNetDiary offers free and paid subscriptions that include personalized analyses of calorie and nutrient needs, assistance with target weight goals, access to personalized progress charts and a state-of-the-art Diabetes tracking service. MyNetDiary offers Android, iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry and Samsung bada apps for instant mobile tracking and has been featured in USA Today, NPR Morning Edition, Health Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Mac|Life and on Lifetime Network, NBC-TV and FOX 5 in DC.