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iKals Lite

iKals Lite

6.0 for iPhone, iPad
$1.99
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Release Date

2019-11-17

Size

31.2 MB

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iKals Lite Description
LITE Version ... has full functionality of iKals app, but without print or saving data capabilities. If you need either of these capabilities, consider the full version since there is no in-app upgrade.

This is what you would be missing from the full version:
Users can record their intake for any food. The information is maintained for one year and is presented in reverse chronological order grouped by day, so the latest data is presented first in the list. Editing allows for: 1) changing the number of servings; 2) changing the date; and 3) deleting records. Individual Intake Items can be copied to the current day, and all Intake Items for a single day can be copied to the current day.

If you are counting calories, possibly to help keep you weight under control, then this is an app you will truly make use of on a regular basis.

The iKals app provides information about foods and how they are rated for Calorie content. This is provided as a means to assist in deciding which foods to eat. The food servings are rated from EXTREMELY LOW in Calories all the way up to EXTREMELY HIGH. The following colors help readily identify which is which:

- Black = Rated EXTREMELY HIGH in Calories (500 - 1,181)
- Dark Red = Rated VERY HIGH in Calories (400 - 499)
- Red = Rated HIGH in Calories (300 - 399)
- Orange = Rated MODERATELY HIGH in Calories (250 - 299)
- Yellow = Rated MODERATE in Calories (200 - 249)
- Light Green = Rated MODERATELY LOW in Calories (150 - 199)
- Green = Rated LOW in Calories (100 - 149)
- Cyan = Rated VERY LOW in Calories (50 - 99)
- White = Rated EXTREMELY LOW in Calories (00 - 49)

There are eight tables listing food servings:

- All Foods
- Fast Foods
- Fruits & Vegetables
- Meat, Fish & Shellfish
- Dairy & Egg
- Cereal Grains & Pasta
- Sweets
- Snacks

The All Foods list allows you to search by any word or partial word from all the Food Titles.

Selecting a food in any of the tables will display pertinent information about the selected food serving:

- Food Title
- Weight (in grams)
- Common Measure (serving size for weight)
- Calorie Content (in kcal)
- USDA Description
- USDA Food Group
- USDA Nutrient Database Number

Information is derived from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference: Energy (kcal) Content of Selected Foods per Common Measure. There are currently over 1,100 different food servings included, searchable using more than 2,500 names (some foods are known by different names or how they are prepared, e.g., "Egg, Scrambles" and "Scrambled Egg"). A few these have as many as six searchable names.

The iKals Info screen provides access to additional information pages:
- What are Calories?
- Calorie Recommendations
- Highest Calorie Foods
- How to Use this App
- Access My Records (shows message indicating feature is only available in regular version)
- Other Important Info (includes allowance to 1) Report a Problem; 2) Ask a Questions; and 3) Make a Suggestion)
iKals Lite 6.0 Update
2019-11-17 Version History
Updated to provide full screen usage for all iOS devices.
Temporarily removed Search for All Foods because of technical difficulties.
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Price:
$1.99
Version:
6.0
Size:
31.2 MB
Release Date:
2019-11-17
Developer:
James Hollender
Language:
English
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