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Essential links: TDEE calculator, calorie counters etc

PostPosted: 11 Jan 2013, 10:04
by carorees
Here we have collected together some useful links for you.

Do let me know if you see any that should be added!

Calorie counting resources

PostPosted: 11 Jan 2013, 10:14
by carorees
Most people seem to be using one of the following resources to help keep track of calories. These sites have a big database of foods and also provide other useful features such as recipes, weight tracking etc.
This is the most well known but I hear that it nags you about not eating enough on fast days.
This has lots of uk supermarket foods already in its database. It does not nag you about not eating your recommended daily allowance on fast days.

Both these sites have free apps for your smart phone making calorie counting almost pain free!

Re: Calorie counting resources

PostPosted: 11 Jan 2013, 12:53
by Tracieknits
I just started using They probably only have American brands, because most of the brands look familiar to me. They have a good tracker and I am using that to track my fast days. It also has a free app for my iPhone (not sure about Android or Windows phones).

Recipe calorie calculator

PostPosted: 11 Jan 2013, 18:32
by Moogie
I've found this quite handy when I'm in a hurry to work out how many calories are in a meal or its components :)

Total Daily Energy Expenditure (TDEE) Calculator

PostPosted: 12 Jan 2013, 11:45
by Dancersmum
I couldn't find a link to this on here so I hope this is helpful for non fasting days.


Carbohydrate content chart

PostPosted: 30 Jan 2013, 13:55
by Pashcaline
I found this carbohydrate chart, oohhlala...(HOT CHOC HIGH!!!) ... ata2f.html

Estimating body fat with just a tape measure

PostPosted: 13 Feb 2013, 16:05
by carorees
If you don't have access to a body fat measuring device or calipers, here's a link to a site where you can work out your body fat percentage with just a tape measure: ... lator.html

BMI calculator

PostPosted: 26 Feb 2013, 22:43
by carorees
Body mass index calculator