Eat what you love and use these handy tools to become your healthiest best!
Use this tool, which estimates body fat, to determine whether your weight is in a healthy range.
Note: BMI does not take into account weight distribution. A waist circumference (or measurement) of over 35 inches for women and 40 inches for men is associated with negative health risks.
This calculator estimates the number of calories you need each day to maintain or lose weight. To amount of calories shown to “lose weight” should result in approximately 1# of body fat loss – with no change in activity. Increasing your activity level or reducing your calorie intake further will help you lose weight more quickly.
Note: Consuming fewer lthan 1200 calories a day is not recommended.
This calculator estimates the number of grams of carbohydrate recommended each day based on your calorie intake*. The calculation is based on a healthy moderation of carbohydrates to encourage weight loss, and to help control blood sugar. For optimal energy and blood sugar management the total grams of carbohydrate consumed should be evenly spread throughout each day.
This calculator estimates the number of calories burned for activities. To speed weight loss and feel great there’s nothing better than getting your body moving! Aim for 30 minutes of activity or exercise 5 days a week for better health, and from 60 to 90 minutes 5 days a week to speed or maintain weight loss.
A food diary is a powerful tool when it comes to weight loss. A recent study revealed that those who kept a food diary lost twice as much weight as those who didn’t. Jot down what you eat and track the weight loss!
If you have diabetes, testing your blood sugar regularly is essential for you to avoid long-term complications and to feel your best. Use this log along with instructions from your health care provider for when to test, how often to test, and how to interpret your personal results.
Due to individual variations, carbohydrate needs may vary from this estimate. Notable exceptions are children, those ill, pregnant or breastfeeding, and competitive athletes. Consult your physician, a registered dietitian, or a certified diabetes educator for further information, specific needs, and personalized meal plans.