I’m a big fitness enthusiast. I was looking for an app that would help me lean out a bit. With this app, all it is is a macro counter, which you can easily find elsewhere for free. It doesn’t have an option to log snacks (everything has to be tacked onto a meal, which is silly), there’s no allowances for exercise (if I workout for 90 minutes I’m going to require more calorically than if I’m sedentary), and the app struggled with scanning barcodes that were easily deciphered by my other food tracking app. I hate that you can’t trial this app without spending $10 first. Also, there’s no “coaching”, or any suggestions regarding food - it literally just tracks your recommended macros. I feel ripped off.
I was sick of MyFitnessPal hiding my macros in some deep setting part of the app. I purchased this after a friend had lost 30 lbs in 4 months. After one week I absolutely love it! Don’t expect the library of MyFitnessPal though. Plus I don’t mind adding my own macros and micros into the app. Makes it so easy to keep my food intake top of mind and move on with my day. I’m adorn four pounds this first week which is more than I wanted to lose so I’m assuming the coach will have me up my calories to stop be from losing an unhealthy amount of weight but I love it. Worth the subscription in my eyes.
This app is not any different than any other food tracking app. In fact the database of foods is actually smaller. I thought the coaching piece would actually provide solid feedback and give me tips and tricks. Nope, every week it just tells me that it’s disappointed. Doesn’t actually provide ways to help (I.e. like how the **** to get 141 grams of protein per day). It had me on 1400 calories a day and then when I lost only 4 lbs in 4 weeks knocked me down to 1300 calories! It’s definitely not worth the cost. My experience has been very bad and will be seeking a refund.
Asked for a refund after giving a legitimate reason. Got “ We can’t process your refund” back without explanation. Would not recommend it. Scam!
It is my fitness pal without the massive database of food and a hefty price tag of $10/month with no free trial so had to pay $10 just to find out it’s a subpar MFP with a cost.
I’ve followed Layne online for a few years now and have looked forward to this app and I have not been disappointed. It is intuitive, easy to navigate and in app coaching is helpful. I’ve hired other diet coaches and never made as much progress as quickly as I have with carbon. Worth the investment.
If you are trying to shed bodyfat and don’t have this app, get it! It has a huge amount of useful features and is no nonsense in how it helps you plot your path forward.
Carbon diet coach is soooo insanely flexible and unrestrictive compared to other methods of macro counting. This week I had birthday cake and ice-cream with my daughter, pizza for a party at work, and a Wendy’s combo meal when traveling, and I still met my weekly weight loss goal. Carbon diet coach made it easy to adjust my macros around each of these events and still come out in a calorie deficit. Try it! After your first 3 compliant weeks, you will be addicted!!!
A coach that adjusts your macros based on your goals and needs AND includes a built in tracker for $10!?! Best deal in the nutrition biz.
I’m not sure why they charge so much when things like remembering what I ate for breakfast doesn’t automatically appear the next day. The UI looks outdated and doesn’t track my workouts. Those are the basics that it’s missing for sure. Have had for a week so I’m going to see if there are any other change coming up before I cancel.