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Carbs & Cals: Diet & Diabetes

EXISTING USERS PLEASE NOTE: Only your custom foods and meals will come across

EXISTING USERS PLEASE NOTE: Only your custom foods and meals will come across

Carbs & Cals: Diet & Diabetes

by Chello Publishing
Carbs & Cals: Diet & Diabetes
Carbs & Cals: Diet & Diabetes

What is it about?

EXISTING USERS PLEASE NOTE: Only your custom foods and meals will come across. Exercise and diary entries will NOT. There is also no exercise feature yet as we plan to improve this.

App Details

Health & Fitness Medical
Last updated
December 7, 2022
Release date
August 30, 2010
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App Store Description

EXISTING USERS PLEASE NOTE: Only your custom foods and meals will come across. Exercise and diary entries will NOT. There is also no exercise feature yet as we plan to improve this.

Upgrading from the old v4 app? You will be on the Legacy Plan at NO EXTRA COST with access to ALL FOODS from the old app.

If your goal is to log daily food intake, the award-winning Carbs & Cals tracker makes logging food easy! Compare your plate to the portion photos in the app, for the fastest nutrient count and intuitive portion control.

The revolutionary app is the only diabetes, diet and weight loss app to feature food and drink photos. With a database of over 5,000 photos, the app gives you at-a-glance carbohydrate, calorie, protein, fat and fibre values for all your favourite foods in a uniquely visual way.

FOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT, QUESTIONS & SUGGESTIONS: Please email and we'll be happy to help!


The Carbs & Cals App is designed to help you track your diet and manage your nutritional needs with confidence. It’s the ideal pocket diet pro for anyone who is:

• Managing type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes.
• Maintaining a healthy weight.
• Following a weight loss diet.
• Following a low-carb or keto diet plan.
• Following a low-calorie or very-low-calorie diet.


VISUAL FOOD & DRINK DATABASE: Search the ever-growing UK database (now with over 5,000 photos of popular foods and drinks).

RESTAURANTS & FAST FOOD: Full menus (including photos) for Burger King, Costa Coffee, Krispy Kreme, McDonald’s, Subway, Wagamama and more coming soon!

BRANDS: Cadbury, Walkers, Doritos, KitKat, Pepsi, Tropicana and more!

WORLD FOODS: Now includes foods from African, Arabic, Caribbean and South Asian communities in the UK.

PORTION SIZES: See up to 6 portion sizes per food so you can visually measure your portions. No more weighing! Perfect for portion control, carb counting and weight loss.

FULL NUTRITIONAL CONTENT: See the carbohydrate, calorie, protein, fat and fibre content of each food and drink. The ultimate carb and calorie counter for managing type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.

5-A-DAY: Track your fruit & veg intake to make sure you reach your 5-a-day target.

ALCOHOL UNITS: Going out for a bevvy? Each drink shows the alcohol content, to help you monitor your consumption.

BLOOD GLUCOSE ICONS: Carb content is clearly displayed as blood glucose icons, highlighting each portion’s possible effect on your blood glucose level.

RECIPE BUILDER: Cooking your favourite recipes? Add ingredients to the builder and the app will automatically calculate the nutritional content per serving.

CUSTOM FOODS: Add your own food photos to build a list of your favourites and customise your app.

CUSTOM MEALS: Eat the same meal regularly? Group the food items together as a custom meal for easy recall.

CUSTOM WEIGHT: If you know the specific weight of your portion, type it in and the nutrients will be calculated.

MEAL CALCULATOR: Find each component of your meal and choose the portion sizes to instantly get the carbs, calories and other nutritional values for the meal.

DAILY DIARY: Store breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks in the in-app diary to track your daily carb, calorie, protein, fat and fibre consumption.

DEVICES: The app has been designed for both phones and tablets, so looks great on different screen sizes.

DEVELOPED & USED BY EXPERTS: Carbs & Cals was developed by Chris Cheyette BSc (Hons) MSc RD, Diabetes Specialist Dietitian, and is recommended across the UK by NHS dietitians and healthcare providers.


The app has 2 plans:
- The free STARTER plan has a basic food database and limited features.
- The UNLIMITED plan has the full food database (inc restaurants and brands) and all features.

You can try out the UNLIMITED plan for free with no commitment via the 2-week free trial. After that, choose from £6.99 per month, or £35.99 per year (less than £3 per month!).

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