Nutrition Navigator Plus is a utility that informs us about what a particular food brings to our body. User learns that it is not possible to prepare each meal perfectly, that there is nothing wrong if you indulge in a treat now and then, however, it is important to balance your diet during the day or week, and provide your body with an appropriate energy intake, including enough fat, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. It draws attention to the excessive consumption of salt, sugar and saturated fat which is the most common cause of the modern times diseases. With the application the user monitors how much water consumes daily, as we tend to forget due to the pace of life and only remember when our body is already dehydrated.
At least once a day, that is when you visit the page with the results achieved for each day, the user receives an advice or recommendation. It does not force the users and just serves as a navigation device, offering proposals to lead the user toward the goal.
Nutrition Navigator Plus is useful for the general public as it is individualized and transformed by the user into a personal consultant in the field of proper nutrition, by entering the data relating to his/her rhythm of life, physical demands of his/her work, physical activities during leisure time. The application is namely based on expert dietary starting points, both in the part where based on the data entered an individual's need for nutrients is calculated, as well as within the base of individual foods. For the functioning of the Nutrition Navigator Plus a special database of foods has been developed that is constantly being upgraded.
Characteristics of Nutrition Navigator Plus:
- Keeps a journal of foods you eat
- Records data on dietary carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and water consumed.
- It's a consultant for the composition of balanced meals. It specifies professional reasons what it means for our body in case of excessive or unsatisfactory intake of substances.
- Calculates what your body needs.
- Draws attention to the adequacy of food according to your eating habits or diet.
- Manages the history of personal measurements.
- Tells you what will happen to your body if you keep a certain diet.
- Allows you to add your own food within the "My food" category.
By activating Nutrition Navigator Plus you will have created a user account that will allow the transfer of data about the food consumed and personal measurements on a secure web server.
This enables you:
- To establish an archive on food consumed and personal measurements,
- the possibility of recovery, retrieval of the data entered in the event of loss, theft of mobile devices,
- one mobile device can be used by multiple users, since it is possible to switch between user accounts,
- the application can be used on a variety of mobile devices.
Together with your user account you also get access to the web interface, where you will have the possibility of ON-LINE insight into your eating habits through a longer period.
This is a web-based analytical tool, which was made in accordance with professional standards of dietetics.
The web interface allows you to:
- View information about your eating habits. Data is backed up by graphs, tables, descriptive explanations, giving you clear information about what you are doing right or wrong,
- display the report (in PDF format) about your eating habits, which you will be able to present to nutritionists or personal doctor.