NutriGenie Diabetes Nutrition version 7.0 for Windows
"Four of the six leading causes
of death -- diabetes, heart disease, cancer and obesity -- are related
to nutrition ... [but] many doctors don't ask questions about diet
until the patient has a heart attack."
Dr. Steve Zeisel,
Chairman, Nutrition Department, University of North Carolina
Since ancient times, diet has been recognized as a cornerstone
of diabetes management. Treatment for Type I diabetes consists of
a combination of controlled diet and daily injections of insulin,
on the other hand, diet alone can control Type II diabetes in many
Diabetes meal planning has never been easier: NutriGenie Diabetes
Nutrition incorporates the American Diabetes Association's Food
Exchange System in addition to the USDA's Food Guide Pyramid. It
can automatically generate daily menus that meet your Exchange specification
using only the foods you select. Or it can generate millions of
well-balanced menus that meets your calorie requirement using thousands
of foods from its database. The software allows you to monitor your
diet for conformance with the diabetes diet prescribed by the National
Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases. (Download
NIH diabetes nutrition guidelines in PDF format)
NutriGenie Diabetes Nutrition is the most sophisticated
and comprehensive diabetes dietary management system available.
Whether you follow the carbohydrate counting approach, or fat gram
counting, or ADA food exchange system, NutriGenie Diabetes Nutrition
will save you many hours of tedious planning and record keeping.
New and unique features to organize food database make food selection
a breeze: user can hide and reshow foods, assign them to various
food groups or meals, search, sort and selectively print nutrients.
No other diabetes nutrition software on the market gives users comparable
insight into their diet. NutriGenie Diabetes Nutrition is an excellent
companion to the American Diabetes Association's publications, especially
those having nutritional data.
Note: Diabetes Nutrition has the same features as Diabetes
Meal Planner. However, Diabetes Nutrition doesn't include the 2
companion programs Omega-3 Counter and Sugar Content of Foods. A
special package that includes all 3 programs is offered at $59.
- Database: 8,000 items plus user's own food database
- Analyses: RDA, calories, protein, carbohydrate, total
fat, cholesterol, sodium, fiber, potassium and calcium, USDA food
- Features: blood glucose tracker, weight log, diet history,
blood pressure log, cholesterol profiler, weight control planner,
body mass index, caloric need and caloric expenditure calculators,
target heart rate calculator, caloric and nutrient distribution
analyzer, search and sort capabilities, convenient food database
editing and organizing tools, NutriGenie
auto menu generator.
- Price: $49
- Diabetes Nutrition, Omega-3 Counter and Sugar Content
of Foods: $59