This app is so simple to use and intuitive that you probably won’t need any help figuring it out.
Searching food based on glycemic index
From the main window, tap the search button and enter your query. You can now launch the search; if you didn’t know or introduce the exact name for a food, a filtered list with foods appears. Choose a suggestion and the details page for that food is displayed.
You can achieve the same result by pressing the android search button from every application page.
Browsing GI foods
In a filtered list, you can sort food by GI number or by name. Taping an element will open the details page.
Since version 1.02 you can also filter a list by food category. Just tap menu button, choose “Category filter” and select your category. An asterisk sign (*) will be visible in the title bar on a food category filtered list.
After selecting a food, its details page appears. You can also share GI food details with your friends by tapping the share icon on the top of the page.
Since version 1.10, we introduce the list of favorites. Now you can customize the food list to produce a smaller but more important one with the foods you are more interested in. To add or remove an element from this list, you just need to tap, in details page, the big yellow star on the right. Also this list can be sorted and filtered.
Since version 1.03 another list is available with the last n (5, 10, 20) entries that you consulted.
You can choose to automatically check for updates. If this preference is active you’ll have an message when you open the app if a new update is available. Pressing the Update button will download the new database to your device.
Quick Search Box Integration
It’s also possible to make queries from the Google search widget in this app. To activate this feature, you need to go to device settings, select Search, select Searchable items, and there you’ll find Glycemic Index Search item. Check it and when you search in Google search, you’ll get a suggested item with our application icon. Selecting it will take you directly to our app result page.
Each page has a question mark icon on the right of the title bar. Since version 1.13, when you first tap it, you’ll have to choose between local help and online help. After that, it will always open the one you first selected. If you want to change the selection, long tap the question mark icon.