How do I record a Diary entry?

To record a diary entry in the ControlMyWeight iOS app, tap the blue and white add (+) circle located at the bottom center of the Diary page. Select Note, Exercise, Check In, or a Food Category to make a new entry.


Steps to record a food entry from the CalorieKing database are as follows:

  • Select the add (+) circle located at the bottom center of the screen  
  • Select a meal category (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack)  
  • There are three options for adding food:  
    • Select Recent Meals to copy a recent meal
    • Select Foods to search the food database, copy a recent food, create a food, or create a recipe.
    • Select Barcode to scan a product barcode 
  • To search the food database, enter an item into the Search box. Select the search result that best matches the item you wish to record.
  • Tap the corresponding area of the screen to edit quantity and serving size details  
  • Select Add at the top right of the screen to save the item
  • Add another food item or select Done at the top right of the screen. Note: To add another food to the meal category, select Add Food, which is located approximately mid screen.  
  • Repeat the process to search for and add food. The item(s) will be displayed in the selected meal category.