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Glyndex - The nutrition guru

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Glyndex is an easy to use, convenient tool for finding out the glycemic index of more than 950 food items. The handy traffic light view with switchable real values will let you know instantly whether or not you should eat a particular food, for your situation. Dieters, diabetics and those looking to eat healthy will find everything they need here. Click “...More” to learn why you should download this App today!

“Nice and clean user interface, it provides a wealth of nutritional information and addresses the issue of Glycemic Load (an equally important and usually undervalued aspect of the Glycemic Index).”
- Frosty_in_TX

You want to look good in your bathing suit this summer, so you’re trying to lose weight again. This time it’s a low carb diet. Faithfully, you lug around your diet book and consult it every time you shop or eat. Sure, it’s a bit of a pain but if it works, it’ll be well worth it. Right?

Of course it’s good to actively take care of yourself and congratulations on doing that. The thing is, there’s a much easier way of finding out whether or not you should be eating certain foods. It’s called Glyndex and it makes food evaluation simple and convenient.

Inside Glyndex, you’ll find a vast amount of information like, glycemic index values, glycemic load, kilocalories, kilojoules, protein, carbs, fat and fiber for more than 950 food items. You can even read the details of how these values affect your body. This app is perfect for diabetics who need to monitor their insulin levels, dieters and those who are concerned with their health and nutrition.

Glyndex isn’t just for when you’re eating. It sits at the ready on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, so take it shopping with you, to ensure that you make the very best choices for your healthy food shopping.

To make things really easy for you, Glyndex offers a three traffic light system with optional display of index values. You know in a quick glance if a particular food is appropriate for your dietary requirements. Just obey the green, yellow or red lights, check the values if you’ve switched them on, and you’ll do great.

Selecting values to be displayed with your traffic lights shows the glycemic index and glycemic load and allows you to switch the view between Glyndex, Montignac and Custom settings. Opt for the one that makes sense for you.

With more than 950 different foods, you’d think that finding the one you’re looking for would be hard and frustrating but it’s not! Use the easy search function to instantly find any item. If it’s something you eat often, you may even want to save it to your Favorites list for easy retrieval later.

Just look at some of the features you get in Glyndex:

- Clean, easy interface
- Convenient, travels everywhere with you
- Optional glycemic index and load values displayed with traffic light colors
- Switch between Glyndex, Montignac and Custom settings for your traffic lights
- Definable ranges for traffic light colors
- Read details about how the glycemic values of a food can affect your body
- Clear categories
- Quick, easy, search and save functionality
- Easily activate or deactivate Favorites
- Enter additional foods
- Shows real values not often found on food labels
- Available in English and German, without having to adjust your iPhone language

Forget about carrying books around from now on, things just got easier. Download Glyndex now and start enjoying a healthier you.

What's New in Version 3.0

Thank you for your support and all the wonderful feedback. Glyndex is continuously improved. Therefore, we would be very happy, if you give/renew your review for this latest version at the AppStore.

What's new in version 3.0?

Revised design -
- Substructure reprogrammed (Glyndex even faster)
- More than 950 Food Items

Database Update:

+ The following foods items have been added:

Alpro Soja Dark Chocolate
Alpro Soy Cuisine
Bärlauch Tofu
Coconut blossom sugar
Crispbread wholemeal
Dar-Vida Biscuits
Mulberry, Morus (plant)
Pickled herring
Raw cane sugar
Soy drink (banana)
Soy drink (Chocolate)
Soy flour (degreased) debittered
Soy flour full fat
Soy flour medium-fat
Soy flour Spielberger
Soy sauce Japanese
Soy Yogurt Blueberry
Soy Yogurt Exotic
Tofu natur
Tofu Paprika
Vegan cold cuts
Zwergenwiese Apricot
Zwergenwiese Cherry sour
Zwergenwiese Plum butter
Zwergenwiese Raspberry
Zwergenwiese Strawberry

+ The following food items have been changed:

Apple (fresh)
Bulgur (cooked)
Bulgur (dry, Alnatura)
Dreamfields Angel Hair
Dreamfields Pasta Elbows
Dreamfields Pasta Linguine
Dreamfields Pasta Spaghetti
Dreamfields Penne
Dreamfields Rotini
Mangetouts peas
Potatoe (sweet)
Powerade Sports Orange
Rice pudding (sweetened)
Soy beans (canned)
Soy beans (dried)
Soy cream (Soy Cuisine)
Soy Noodles
Soy sauce
Soy yogurt (flavored)
Soy yogurt (natural)
Soybean oil
Spring Roll
Vegetable Bolognese
Vegetable burger
Wheat bulgur

+ The value of the glycemic index is unavailable for:

Soja Dessert Schoko => No GI available
Soja Dessert Vanille => No GI available

If you like Glyndex, please just provide us with positive reviews in iTunes whenever an update is published. Positive reviews ensure that the motivation for other updates will be retained!

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Customer Reviews

Questionable data

The stop light ratings are convenient, but it would be much better if they were augmented by the actual GI and GL ratings for each food.

Also, some of the data here is at odds with other sources. Millet is rated double red in this app, but it's recommended for diabetics by the American Diabetes Association. That has me thinking I can't really trust this app.

Glyndex - The nutrition guru
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  • $3.99
  • Category: Food & Drink
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.0
  • Size: 3.7 MB
  • Languages: English, German
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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