NutriGenie Nutrition for Women for Windows
With today's fast pace, together with the increasing demands from
work, home and family, it is harder than ever for a woman to maintain
a healthy life-style. For centuries, women's health problems were
poorly understood and largely ignored despite the prevalence of
serious medical problems such as obesity, cancer, diabetes, etc.
among women and their unique health status during pregnancy, lactation,
Women need nutritional information that reflects the marked differences
between the needs of men and women. Nutrition for Women helps users
monitor their special dietary needs and consumption:
More than 20 million people are affected by osteoporosis,
most of them women over the age of forty-five. Women are especially
susceptible to osteoporosis because their bones are in general smaller
than men's. There are no symptoms of osteoporosis until a fracture
occurs and, in women, smaller loss of calcium can engender this
condition. Both pregnant women and nursing mothers need to increase
their calcium intake during these critical periods. Adequate calcium
intake is also crucial at the onset of menopause when the abrupt
loss of female hormones leads to decreased calcium absorption and
accelerated bone loss.
Iron deficiency is the most common cause of anemia, and iron
deficiency anemia is the most common form of malnutrition
in women. Anemia occurs when the concentration of hemoglobin in
red blood cells fall below normal. Hemoglobin is essential for delivering
oxygen from the lungs to the body's tissues. Severe deficits in
the delivery and use of oxygen increase fatigability, decrease work
capacity, impair brain function, and lessen ability to maintain
In addition, obesity among American women has
reached epidemic proportions. The more severe the obesity, the greater
the incidence of stroke, osteoarthritis, menstrual irregularities,
reduced fertility, fungal and yeast infections, etc. Studies have
indicated that even a modest weight loss can improve the health
of millions of people. The secret of losing weight and maintaining
your weight loss is changing your lifestyle and poor eating habits.
With Nutrition for Women, it is easy to adopt good eating habits
because you will be able to choose from nutritious and natural food
with real flavor. You will be able to design your own delicious,
well-balanced meals that maximize good nutrition and great taste
while minimizing fat and calories.
- Database: 10,000 items plus user's own food database
- Analyses: RDA, calories, protein, carbohydrate, total
fat, iron, calcium.
- Features: weight control planner, body mass index, caloric
need and caloric expenditure calculators, weight log and diet
history tracker, target heart rate calculator, caloric and nutrient
distribution analyzer, search and sort capabilities.
- Price: $39
- Note: available for Windows ME, 98 or 95 only. Not available
for Windows XP or 2000.
- Special offer: $29 when ordered directly through NutriGenie