Adding food items to the diary is easy.
Search for the product you want to add.
Enter the name of the product you want to add in the top right search box in the diary. Click the search icon to perform the search.
Alternatively, you can use the ‘Add to diary’ button in the side menu or by pressing Alt-F on your Windows keyboard and cmd-F on a Mac keyboard.
To add an item to your diary select a product (1), then select the quantity (2) and the meal (3) for that product.
You can enter a quantity using standard serving sizes, grams, ounces or kilos. For grams and ounces simply select the option, enter the weight and then click on the ‘Add selected product’ button (7).
For standard serving sizes select the ‘use standard serving sizes’ option. The default serving size will then be shown, you can change this by clicking on the selection box (8). Finally, enter the number of servings and then click on the ‘Add selected product’ button (7).
If you cannot find the product you can modify your search and search again or add the product you want to the main food database (4).
If you would like to see the nutritional information for the selected product click the ‘Show nutritional information’ (5) link.
Changing a products name
You can right-click in windows, or control-click on a mac in the product selection window to change its name.
Adding new products or editing existing product data
If you cannot find the product you want to add to the diary, simply click on the ‘Add new product’ link to add it to the database.
Manufacturers occasionally change their serving sizes or alter nutritional information, for example, to reduce salt in their product.
If you find a product that is incorrect click the ‘Edit product data’ to update it. If you have internet searching turned on, the software will also notify Byoni anonymously that the product data may be incorrect so they can adjust the database, this ensures the product database is as accurate as possible for all users.