Description: In this article about weight watchers login, the author is going to show you the basic steps related to tracking your daily meals using the Weight Watchers app. You will see the overview, tracking, how to update food, how to add favorite, member created food and quick add.
This article demonstrates the basic steps related to tracking your daily meals using the Weight Watchers app, minor variations may be apparent depending on which version of the app you are using, the iPhone version is used in this article.
Open the app, let’s see the overview. Daily remaining shows the number of smart points you have remaining for the day, daily used shows the number of smart points you have used during the day, weekly remaining shows the number of additional smart points you have remaining for the week.
Each week you have an additional number of smart points that may be used if you exceed your daily allowance for example when attending a special event, previous days may be reviewed and revised by selecting the left arrow, select the right arrow to move back to today. The breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack section lists the food and smart points used in each meal.
Next let’s see the tracking. First using the barcode reader we will add some oats, select the barcode icon, the barcode reader screen will open, hold the barcode under the shaded section and slowly move until the camera focuses and the barcode is read.
The next screen displays the item and includes the smart points, servings, meal time and nutritional information, if you wish, select the star to save the food as a favorite, select breakfast, select track food, the food has been added to breakfast, four smart points added to daily used with the daily remaining reducing by four small points.
We will add skim milk and coffee using the search, select the search icon, begin entering the food, select the food when you see it appear in the list, select servings, the quantity in whole numbers, fractions and units may be changed.
As we only used 50 mils of skim milk, we need to adjust the serving, change the units to mils, change the quantity to 50, select breakfast and track food, add some coffee, select done, this breakfast is eight smart points and there are 22 daily points remaining.
If the meal is to be used again in the future, select save meal, enter the name of the meal, select save meal, the breakfast section now shows the meal with eight smart points.
Next is to update food. Select the food to be updated, in servings meal time and date may be updated, in addition the food may also be deleted, select remove item, select remove, the oats have been removed from the breakfast,
Next is to add favorite. We are now going to add some oats that have been saved as a favorite, select the plus icon, select favorites, select the oats, select track food, you may now select additional favourites, then when finished select the back arrow, the oats have been added to breakfast.
Next one is member created food. If you can’t find the food item you are going to use, you may create the food, other members will be able to find and track the food you enter, start by selecting plus, now select calculator, select calculator to create the food, you are required to enter its nutritional information detailed on the packaging.
The serving size will be set to 27 grams which is equal to one of the buzz, the smart points are calculated from the nutritional information, enter the name of the food, select create food, the food may now be tracked.
The next one is using member created food, search your scan and select the food as normal, member created food includes the nutritional information entered by the member, if you have not used the food in the past, it’s good practice to check that, the information has been entered correctly. If you find an error, then select report this item or if all is correct, select use this food.
Next is quick add. The last tracking method we are looking at is quick add. Select plus, select quick add, into the smart points select the mealtime, then enter the name of the food, finally select track smart points. Than you for reading.