What Are Some Online Carbohydrate Counters?


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The Atkins and CalorieKing websites are two reliable carb counters. Atkins offers a free carbohydrate counter tool on its website, while CalorieKing offers a food search tool that returns nutritional information, including carbohydrate counts, for all types of food, according to its website. Both are free to use.

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Atkins offers a carb counter in PDF format that is downloadable and savable to a computer. In addition, Atkins offers mobile apps for both Android and iOS devices that are free to download and use. The app has a meal tracker that lets users quickly calculate the number of carbs consumed. The app's comprehensive food search function lists carbs and other nutritional information for restaurant meals, Atkins products and common grocery items, notes the Atkins website. In addition, Atkins offers an activity tracker to show progress for a low-carb diet and a progress tracker for tracking weight loss.

CalorieKing has a searchable calorie, carb and nutritional food database. Users enter the name of a food in the search box on the "Food Database" page and then hit the magnifying glass to search for the nutritional content of the food. Users can also browse the database by brand, restaurant and food categories. There is a separate tool for searching the brands database.

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