Glyndex - The nutrition guru

Glyndex - The nutrition guru

By Apps for the Eye

  • Category: Food & Drink
  • Release Date: 2009-10-29
  • Current Version: 3.0
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 3.54 MB
  • Developer: Apps for the Eye
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later.
Score: 3
3
From 45 Ratings

Description

- Editor Picked by Best10Apps.com - Glyndex is an easy to use, convenient tool for finding out the glycemic index of more than 950 food items. The handy traffic light view with switchable real values will let you know instantly whether or not you should eat a particular food, for your situation. Dieters, diabetics and those looking to eat healthy will find everything they need here. Click “...More” to learn why you should download this App today! --- “Nice and clean user interface, it provides a wealth of nutritional information and addresses the issue of Glycemic Load (an equally important and usually undervalued aspect of the Glycemic Index).” - Frosty_in_TX You want to look good in your bathing suit this summer, so you’re trying to lose weight again. This time it’s a low carb diet. Faithfully, you lug around your diet book and consult it every time you shop or eat. Sure, it’s a bit of a pain but if it works, it’ll be well worth it. Right? Of course it’s good to actively take care of yourself and congratulations on doing that. The thing is, there’s a much easier way of finding out whether or not you should be eating certain foods. It’s called Glyndex and it makes food evaluation simple and convenient. Inside Glyndex, you’ll find a vast amount of information like, glycemic index values, glycemic load, kilocalories, kilojoules, protein, carbs, fat and fiber for more than 950 food items. You can even read the details of how these values affect your body. This app is perfect for diabetics who need to monitor their insulin levels, dieters and those who are concerned with their health and nutrition. Glyndex isn’t just for when you’re eating. It sits at the ready on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, so take it shopping with you, to ensure that you make the very best choices for your healthy food shopping. To make things really easy for you, Glyndex offers a three traffic light system with optional display of index values. You know in a quick glance if a particular food is appropriate for your dietary requirements. Just obey the green, yellow or red lights, check the values if you’ve switched them on, and you’ll do great. Selecting values to be displayed with your traffic lights shows the glycemic index and glycemic load and allows you to switch the view between Glyndex, Montignac and Custom settings. Opt for the one that makes sense for you. With more than 950 different foods, you’d think that finding the one you’re looking for would be hard and frustrating but it’s not! Use the easy search function to instantly find any item. If it’s something you eat often, you may even want to save it to your Favorites list for easy retrieval later. Just look at some of the features you get in Glyndex: - Clean, easy interface - Convenient, travels everywhere with you - Optional glycemic index and load values displayed with traffic light colors - Switch between Glyndex, Montignac and Custom settings for your traffic lights - Definable ranges for traffic light colors - Read details about how the glycemic values of a food can affect your body - Clear categories - Quick, easy, search and save functionality - Easily activate or deactivate Favorites - Enter additional foods - Shows real values not often found on food labels - Available in English and German, without having to adjust your iPhone language Forget about carrying books around from now on, things just got easier. Download Glyndex now and start enjoying a healthier you.

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Reviews

  • Comprehensive

    4
    By Howre
    It is very comprehesive and includes GI and GL for comprehensive lust of food.
  • Questionable data

    1
    By wiki-g
    The stop light ratings are convenient, but it would be much better if they were augmented by the actual GI and GL ratings for each food. Also, some of the data here is at odds with other sources. Millet is rated double red in this app, but it's recommended for diabetics by the American Diabetes Association. That has me thinking I can't really trust this app.
  • It is in English

    4
    By ducksRtasty
    I was mistaken. It starts in German. Select Einstellugen on the bottom bar, then sprachen. Select American flag and you are all set. Good app. 932 foods.
  • It's not in English

    1
    By 🗼🏭
    The description is English so I bought the app. But it isn't in English & so is useless to me.
  • Screen freeze and NO tracking

    1
    By Skorrygulliver
    The screen kept freezing during any search. It ONLY gives GI for individual items, no tracking AND you cannot change serving sizes. Terrible app, just avoid it and save your money.
  • Glyndex

    4
    By taylorjoan761209
    This app is very good for people who want to have control of the food they eat, so they can have a heatlhy life. Interesting!
  • Very informative app

    4
    By choongfuset
    Tons of information that I probably don't care if I don't have this app, works great, the informations are neat, the interface is easy to use, app is quick, just great overall if you want to keep track of what you eat will do to you body
  • Good app

    5
    By Mioung
    This app is very good that it has a lot of information of food, which is included its ingredient. Nice work!
  • Useful but..

    3
    By Sodaguy
    You may regret using it since it is another thing that tells you how unhealthy your favorite foods and beverages are. I thought it was a little too expensive for what it is.
  • Simple and easy

    4
    By thirlaa
    I love the interface of this app. It works well and is really easy to use. There is even explanations about glycemic index and the app's mission statement. You can search food or choose from several categories that include fast food and mushrooms. There is a section for submitting new foods which is really cool.

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