Cara Care: IBS, FODMAP Tracker

Cara Care: IBS, FODMAP Tracker

Cara Care: IBS, FODMAP Tracker

By HiDoc Technologies GmbH

  • Category: Medical
  • Release Date: 2016-12-12
  • Current Version: 5.4.5
  • Adult Rating: 17+
  • File Size: 88.36 MB
  • Developer: HiDoc Technologies GmbH
  • Compatibility: iOS 10.0+
Score: 4.73
From 2,508 Ratings


Cara Care takes the mystery out of your digestion. It’s the easiest way to manage and track gut issues like IBS, IBD, GERD, Celiac, dyspepsia, or food intolerances. Track your poop, stress, food, pain, and other symptoms (e.g. from IBS) with just a few taps. The app shows you what your food, symptoms, and poop are like on your best and worst IBS days. Cara Care’s 12-week IBS program is your personalized guide to following the low FODMAP diet. You’ll get unlimited text chat with a personal dietitian helps you every step of the way in navigating your IBS and beginning low FODMAP. Based on 5,000+ hours of nutritional counseling with people who have IBS. Apple Health: Synchronizes with the iOS Health app so you can see the connection between your step activity and your symptoms ------- UNLIMITED ACCESS TO OUR BEST IN CLASS IBS AND POOP TRACKER • Food Tracker: Save time by adding your favorites and photos for low FODMAP, gluten free, or other diets • Poop Tracker: Log different types of poop to notice patterns • Symptom Tracker: Track bloating, constipation, diarrhea, pain, and other IBS symptoms • Medical Log: Record important information about your period, skin, workouts, sleep, pain, and medication PERSONALIZED ANALYSIS • Food on your best and worst IBS days is shown in your dashboard • Share your app data easily with your doctor • Access a library of actionable tips for living with IBS • Low FODMAP recipes MAKE LIFE WITH IBS EASIER: JOIN A 12-WEEK IBS LOW FODMAP PROGRAM • Free unlimited text chat with your personal dietitian • Personalized analysis of your symptoms and diet from your dietitian • Follow a self-paced, 12-week action plan for the low FODMAP IBS diet • Get science-backed tips on managing IBS, with actionable takeaways at every step • Track your progress with medically-validated IBS questionnaires WHAT USERS SAY: "With Cara Care, for the first time I had the feeling that someone wanted to help me. Thanks to the program, I felt much better! Of course there are problems here and there, but I have made a lot of progress and can enjoy eating again." – Phoebe NOT JUST FOR IBS. NOT JUST A POOP TRACKER. Cara Care is designed for people with chronic gut conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and IBD (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and microscopic colitis). But Cara Care’s symptom tracker can also help with: • Bowel problems such as acid reflux, dyspepsia, nausea, chronic abdominal pain, bloating, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with symptoms such as chronic bloating, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, watery poop • Short bowel syndrome, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), gastritis, celiac disease • Diets such as gluten-free, fructose-free, histamine-free and lactose-free, clean eating, healthy eating, keto • Food intolerances and sensitivities such as dairy, lactose, cow's milk allergy, fructose, histamine, gluten/wheat • Leaky gut syndrome & Candida albicans • Period/menstrual cycle related digestive problems We would love to hear from you. Send your questions, suggestions, and feedback to Find us on:


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Valuable FODMAP Insights

This free, well-designed app helped me 2 yrs ago when I had to figure out which FODMAPs worsened my IBS. I thought I knew all my problem ones, but kept having flareups. After tracking my symptoms and food in Cara for 2 months, I figured out I was also sensitive to oligos in wheat. Since my reactions came 24-72 hrs later, I didn’t spot the pattern until I had the data clearly in front of me in Cara.
By ling84

Great app

Very helpful to track what upsets my stomach as well as a great tool and data to bring to my gastroenterologist
By mauracain

Great for food & health tracking

This app lets you track everything that you put in or that comes out of your body, so you can easily see connections between things you're eating and how it's making you feel, physically and mentally. For me it's also been a great low key reminder to drink more water, which is great. Cara is an awesome food tracking app that's focused on your health and wellbeing, rather than something trivial like losing weight like many other food journal apps!
By EmilyAnn128

Pretty great app but lacks some important functionality

First off, this app is very helpful for tracking meals, what’s in those meals (potential food intolerances), and symptoms. All of these are ready to use with no ads for free which is AWESOME. Now, for where it needs improvement: The app size itself is small but the “documents and data” adds up. Since I have an account I would expect my data would be associated with my account rather than taking up space on my phone. The trends for food on the best 3 and worst 3 days needs improvement and clarity. Lately I find the trends aren’t particularly helpful. In the settings for them, what does “hide duplicates” even mean/do? How is the symptom score generated? I wish there was a way to personally adjust/impact that, just a slider of how I feel / how bad I feel my symptoms are. Food searching needs a lot of work: When searching for ingredients it doesn’t seem to be listed by relevance or frequent use. For example, if I’m looking for sugar, I have to scroll just to find generic white sugar. Also if something’s near the bottom, the keyboard covers it. You can add custom ingredients but you can’t remove them, so if I misspelled something, that copy will always be there even if I never used it. Favorite dishes are in the order they were added with most recent AT THE BOTTOM. 1. It would make more sense if recently added were at the top. 2. It would make sense to order them by frequent & recent use. 3. There’s no ability to search favorite dishes, I simply have to remember where things are in the list. Exporting food and symptom records as .csv for doctors never came back after the major update, they can only view the desktop interface. Though I’m very thankful for this app and would encourage others to use it, it definitely needs improvement. Some of these issues also only arose after the major update roughly a year ago. Please bring them back. If the app was sufficiently improved I would voluntarily support it, but please keep the basic functionalities free for everyone.
By Izcookie41

Issue with this update

It keeps on crushing, I couldn’t access the app
By Thekra Ali

Have loved it for years!

I have been using Cara for years. I started using it when I was having GI issues and needed to track symptoms to figure out what the deal was. Even though I’ve (thankfully!) solved those issues I’ve seen Cara evolve to so much more. Now I use it to track my mood, period, migraines, exercise, sleep, and more. I’ve probably downloaded 10 health tracker apps and always end up coming back to Cara because it’s the easiest and most powerful free app you’re going to find. Highly recommend.
By baumsl11

Great but needs easier food entry

I like the app but entering the food could be easier. For example, if you go to a restaurant chain it should recognize the ingredients. Also would be nice if it would have landscape as well as portrait.
By DevelFyst

Unable to share info

I have spent two weeks diligently recording my food and digestive life and now I cannot share or send the info from the app. I also cannot log out or restart the app in order to reset it. Customer service is spotty.
By Frauleinblue


Love the prompts, simple, very well designed
By Evoh11

Exactly what I was looking for

So far, I haven’t had to buy anything and it tracks everything I need. I’m still within the first week, but so far, so good. Thanks for this app! ❤️
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