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EasyFPU for iOS

An iOS app - mainly for Type 1 Diabetes patients - to ease the calculation of carbs, fat-protein-units (FPUs) (aka extended carbs, e-carbs or fake carbs) and their matching absorption time - synchronized across all your iOS devices via iCloud (optional).

EasyFPU Video Tutorials

Tutorial No. 1: How to maintain my Products lists and compose a meal

Tutorial No. 2: How to export a meal to Apple Health - especially interesting for Loopers

Tutorial No. 3: How to manage my own recipes - cook and bake with EasyFPU

Tapping the large green Plus symbol on top right corner of the main screen opens a dialog to add a new food item.

You have three ways how to add a new food item (Product or Ingredient):

Option 1: Manual entry

10 FoodEdit enThe following entries are mandatory:

  • Name: The (unique) name of the food item. 
  • Favorite: Whether or not the food will be displayed in the list of favorite food items
  • Calories per 100g: The calories of the food per 100g in kcal
  • Carbs per 100g: The carbs per 100g of the food in grams
  • Thereof Sugars per 100g: The sugars per 100g as part of the carbs

Optionally you can define as many typical amounts as required for each food item, and you can comment each of them. The respective comment will later be displayed in the dialog to define a new meal and allows users to easily select a certain amount. Typical amounts can be used for defined food sizes and ease the use especially for children.

After saving a new food item, it will be displayed in the food list (sorted by alphabet).

Option 2: Search in a Food Database

03 FoodSearch details en03 FoodSearch results enAs of version 2.0.0, searching a food database is supported. To do so, enter a search term in the name field and hit the search icon.

The currently only available food database is OpenFoodFacts. As OpenFoodFacts is an open food database, i.e. everybody can contribute just like in Wikipedia, please make sure that you cross-check the entries, as they might be wrong. You may use the details view for this, where pictures of the nutritional data will be displayed and can be zoomed.

Option 3: Scan the Barcode of a Product

To scan a barcode, hit the scan icon beside the search icon and point your divice's camera towards the barcode of the product. If found, it will display the scan result view. Here you can decide whether or not to use the result.

If no scan is possible, simply wipe away the camera window from top to bottom.