The Nutracheck website and App food and exercise diary system was developed in consultation with Dr Ian Campbell. It meets NICE best practice guidelines for a commercial adult weight loss programme.
Self monitoring using a food diary is an effective method of weight management. The simple act of recording food and drink eaten makes the individual aware of the effect of their food choices on their personal energy balance. This educational approach empowers the individual with the knowledge they need to successfully lose weight and then go on to maintain a healthy BMI as part of a sustainable lifestyle change.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND CARE EXCELLENCE
PUBLIC HEALTH DRAFT GUIDELINE
Maintaining a healthy weight and preventing excess weight gain among children and adults – due for publication March 2015
“Encourage adults to monitor their food and drink intake (for example, by noting down meals and snacks, or using an app to track intake or check the nutritional value of food
Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives, January 2008
“A future where individuals have easy access to highly personalised feedback and advice on their diet, their weight, their physical activity to encourage healthy behaviours”.
Public Health White Paper, Nov 2004
“To help people to make healthier choices for themselves”.