Frequently Asked Questions

How do I calculate my calories or TDEE (total daily energy expenditure)?

When you create an account with Dutrition, you get to the user stats screen, where you enter your info and your calories will be instantly calculated. Both BMR (basal metabolic rate) and TDEE.

How do I calculate my macros?

While you enter your stats, Dutrition gives you macro recommendations based on your goal. For example, if fat loss is your goal, protein gets a larger percentage of your total calories than if you are trying to gain weight.

What foods should I track?

You basically any food you want but you don’t need to track non-caloric drinks or herbs and spices. For example, you don’t need to track:

  • Espressso coffee (if you put in sugar, count the sugar)
  • Lemon
  • Garlic, Onions
  • Salt, Pepper, Paprika, Tumeric
  • Vinegar (watch out for balsamic vinegar as it can have sugar or honey in it)

What if I can’t find a food I am searching for?

You can always add a food by clicking “Foods > New” inside Dutrition

What should I name my meals?

Preferred strategy is to name them after your eating times or parts of the day.

  • Example 1: 10:00, 15:00 etc.
  • Example 2: Breakfast, Noon etc.

How can I use a meal more than once without creating it again?

After you save your first diet, meals of this diet and all following diets will be available for re-use.
On the right of every meal title there is a small down pointing arrow, click it and select a saved meal from any diet you have created.

How many diets can I create with dutrition?

As many as you want. For the free trial, you get to use the full functionality of Dutrition.

Can I share my diet with a friend?

In the diet page, there is a share button, right below the “Save” button, you can click and get a shareable URL. The user has to log in, in order to see your diet.

What is the pricing of Dutrition?

You can try out Dutrition for 30 days for FREE. After those 30 days, you have the option to become a paid subscriber. Current plans are €4,99 / month and €49 / year. There is also a 30-day money back guarantee policy on those paid plans. Meaning, if you are dissatisfied with the software in any way on those 30 extra days, you are entitled to a full refund, no questions asked. There is no other refund policy.

If I find a bug or have an idea for a feature I want to share, where can I submit it?

You can send us an email at