Nutri-weight Food Scale - For all your Food and Nutrition Needs

Gadgets and innovations have always fascinated me, as you might have guessed by the Tech Blog that I write. But as a chef who loves to cook, and yet likes to live a healthy life with a balanced diet so I don't put on all that extra weight, I keep looking for ways in which I could keep a tab on what I eat so that I never go overboard. One such cool and neat kitchen gadget that I came across on the web was this ultra-sleek, retro Nutrition Food-Scale. Yes, just like a regular weighing scale, except that it looks like a laptop, this one is for the foods you eat, and it tells you clearly what's the nutrition content of your meal so you don't need to go by the rough estimates that you get from calorie and nutrition counters on the web!!

A look at this super-functional Nutriscale and you'll know I'm not kidding. It analyses the nutritional content of your food by portion size, calculates the calories, protein, carbohydrates, total sugars, total fat, fiber, sodium, cholesterol, net carbohydrates and GI value of your food and then displays all this invaluable information in an easy-to-read format on a large LCD screen. This product that is sold by Salter Nutrition, has the advantage of a large data base that stores the nutritional values for over 1,440 foods and liquids, plus memorizes an additional 100 foods/recipes of your choice. And, it's constantly growing, so you can be sure most of your foods are going to be on their list!!

It also comes with automatic predictive-text feature for quick and easy on-screen food search. You can even place all your raw food in a bowl and it'll give you the combined results, minus the weight of the bowl. Find it too good to be true??!! I sure did, especially when I saw that it comes with a 10-year warranty, and is bundled at an affordable price of just $99.00 - that's less than the consultation fee for most nutritionists!!

It even allows you to record daily food intake and set dietary goals, then review progress so you never lose focus on your goal. It's like your own personal trainer, right in the convenience of your home!! And it is battery-operated making it a portable device. It is easy to clean and maintain, and looks really sleek. The only drawback I found in it is that it would only work for raw ingredients, not if you used it for a prepared dish, but then it's easier to just weigh all your ingredients first so you know ahead of time how many calories you are eating and can adjust the amount that goes into making your dish accordingly, right? This device sure would work for me to keep a tab on my food intake. So if you are looking for gift ideas, this is one thing you should strongly consider. I am really inclined to buy one of these myself! If you'd like to order one too, here's one place I found on the web - MetroKitchen


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6 comments:

backpakker said...

wow- you are so disciplined ...I can never watch what I eat

Pijush said...

Mansi, belated happy Dusshera to you and your family. Your posts are always interesting to me as I have the same inclination. Nice to see the 3 column template, little more spicy color will make it perfect. Take care

Alfred said...

Just hit the gym today... so once i finished working out, went and had 1 coffee, 1 choclate cake, 1 chat, 1 soup and then dinner...
dont thing there was any point in working out :p
they need a smaller version of this on a watch or something ;)

shantihhh said...

I love this scales. My husband gave it to me for Christmas 2 years ago-at first I frowned gloomily as I knew I needed to go on a diet. smile -- Sort of thanks for the reminder.

I joined Weight Watchers, easily lost 36# that I had gained after a back injury. Have kept it off for over 1 year, and am thinking to back on it and loose another 10-15pounds, as I am in 12 and my closet is filled with size 8.

This scales is fabulous for all types of cooking. I love it as often I need to calculate grams and it converts by a touch of the mode button.

Take advantage of Bed Bath & Beyonds 20% off cupons and save $15 on this scales' price.

Mansi Desai said...

That's great feedback Shanti! thnks so much..I'm sure it'll help my readers, and me too!:)

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