This app is designed for use by people familiar with the ketogenic diet (please go to flexibleketogenic.com to learn more). It complements other nutrition or fitness apps - it is not a general nutrition app but only includes a calculator which determines the level of ketosis similar to keto sticks or blood tests. But urine ketosticks are known to yield notoriously inaccurate results. Tools like ketosticks, blood tests or breath ketone analyzers only allow you to see if your food was ketogenic AFTER your meals, while KetoCalc lets you accurately PRE-PLAN ketogenic meals per meal or on a daily basis.
Playing with KetoCalc a few times is the best way to learn what a real ketogenic meal looks like - at a one time cost less than that of a box of ketostix.
Other ketogenic ratio calculators use an inaccurate formula which adds protein and carbs together in a ratio against fat, but carbs and protein do not contribute equally to the degree of anti-ketosis. This popular and simplified formula can result in underestimating the amount of protein needed to maintain muscle mass for a given ketogenic ratio. But KetoCalc is based on a well researched formula developed by Dr. Rollin T. Woodyatt. We have confirmed the accuracy of his formula with spreadsheets, and blogs contain ketogenic diet success stories mentioning the KETOCALC app (https://www.headsuphealth.com/blog/stories-of-transformation/correlating-ketogenic-ratio/), affirming how well blood and breath ketone levels correlate with the ketogenic ratio that the app yields.
Instructions on using KetoCalc are found in the app’s menu. These simple instructions eliminate the room for failure through a 4 step process which does not only ensure ketosis but also ensures that one avoids the three pitfalls of weight loss on a ketogenic diet (in the case weight loss is desired and not only ketosis for its therapeutic benefits).
Other Reasons Why KetoCalc is Essential for Success With a Ketogenic Diet:
1 - Remain In Ketosis Even If You Slip
Few people know that even if one eats too many carbohydrates at a meal, it is still possible to maintain ketosis by eating a larger amount of fat. This may add up to too many calories to let one lose weight for that day (too many calories from even low carb sources can prevent weight loss), however, one may retain the health benefits of not going out of ketosis. By remaining in ketosis, one can also start losing weight again sooner as one maintains the body’s fat burning adaptation. Otherwise, even going out of ketosis occasionally, according to researcher Dr. Stephen Phinney, requires another three week adaptation period. In addition to helping one remain in ketosis, our calculator also gives the total number of calories from one’s meals so one can adjust the amount of macronutrients to both maintain ketosis and a desired calorie level optimal for weight loss (if weight loss is desired).
2 - Avoid the 3 Pitfalls of Weight Loss on a Low Carb Diet
Many people who use low carb diets to lose weight have found that after a period on what they thought was a ketogenic diet, they stalled or even re-gained weight. As you use KetoCalc, following our simple 4 step process explained in the instructions ensures that you avoid the following three pitfalls which can prevent weight loss:
- Too much protein even from low carb sources
- Too many calories even from low carb sources
- Too little fat which prevents ketosis
The app works totally offline, works fast due to its native programming language and includes no advertisements or irritating pop-ups.
Email us (KetoCalc@gmail.com) if you have further questions and we will respond promptly.
Pre-plan ketogenic meals based on a well-tested formula developed by award winning researcher Rollin T. Woodyatt MD. See http://bit.ly/2gVg5cN to learn all about this formula which measures the amount of ketosis in the food eaten (not in the body).
Ratings and Reviews
Does Exactly What it Says
I can only think that negative reviewers of this app failed to read it’s actual purpose. This is not a macronutrient tracker. It’s not meant to be. It’s an easy to use and excellent calculator so that you can quickly calculate the ratio of your meal and see where it falls in the ketogenic scale based on the specific formula by Dr. Woodyatt. Yes we all know the daily typical macro recommendations but this is a different, and from the research I’ve done more accurate formula, to calculate just how ketogehic each meal or snack you eat is. Well worth $10.
Great App! This app helps me in planning meals that will keep me in the desired ketosis range. It is just what I was looking for. I was looking into purchasing a blood ketone meter but that is currently not in my price range. I read a review stating that Myfitnesspal was just as good or something along these lines. I have used Myfitnesspal as well but that app is a calorie based app and its carb count does not take fiber into consideration. Its macronutrient calculations do not fit a low carb high fat diet. KetoCalc delivers what is is intended to do.
My fitness pal is a way better tracker
All this does is tell you how much fat you need to remain in ketosis. It doesn't give Basel Metabolic Rate (BMR). My fitness pal (MFP) doesDoesn't calculate nutritional information for a meal prepared. MFP does. This app cost $10. MFP IS FREE! Yeah, I am but sore I wasted $10. Using MFP app you can adjust your macros to get the appropriate amount of fat to remain keto. Jimmy moore, if I see you I am going to ask you for $10. Lol. Don't be a sucker.
THIS USER IS LYING, JUST DOWNLOAD THE FREE MYFITNESSPAL AND SEE WITH YOUR OWN EYES. MY FITNESS PAL FREE AND PAID VERSIONS BOTH DO NOT YIELD THE KETOGENIC/ANTIKETOGENIC RATIO OF MEAL PLANS. IT IS INCREDIBLE HOW PEOPLE TRASH COMPETING APPS WITH SUCH TOTALLY MADE UP STUFF.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.