The best way to teach carb & calorie counting

Carbs & Cals is nationally recognised as the leading resource for carbohydrate and calorie counting. It has been the number 1 bestselling carb and calorie counting book on Amazon for 6 years running, and has received more than 2000 five-star reviews on Amazon.

The Carbs & Cals approach is revolutionary and incredibly simple. We show thousands of food photos with nutritional values displayed around each image. This visual method makes it ideal for patient consultations.

Our track record

Carbs & Cals has been running for 6 years, and we’re super proud that it continues to help thousands of patients each year.

Low-cost tool for patient self-management

Carbs & Cals has been proven to offer significant help with a wide range of health requirements.

Perfect for use in consultations

Carbs & Cals can be used with a wide range of patients, particularly when analysing food intake.

Proven results

Carbs & Cals improves insulin pump patients’ estimates of carbohydrate in meals.

This is an excellent, unique resource and I cannot recommend it highly enough.

Nursing Standard

Brilliant book. Helps me to teach patients with diabetes about sensible food portion sizes.

Phillip M.

The most useful tool I have had as a diabetes specialist nurse.

Jackie Reynolds

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CCG case study

Debbie McCausland, Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse / Interim Lead Diabetes at Walsall CCG, explains how the Carbs & Cals books have helped their patients:

“Last year the CCG took the decision to purchase Carbs & Cals books so they can be given out in the Type 1 starter packs and used for people with Type 2 diabetes for carb and calorie awareness.

The books are given out at the appropriate education sessions and within clinic reviews when needed. They have been a very useful aid for families starting out with counting carbohydrates to help them calculate their insulin dose. We encourage families to download the Carbs & Cals app to use when out and about.

Prior to purchasing these books, patients were encouraged to buy them themselves; now the team give them out for free. Patients (both adult and children) have all commented about how useful the books are and like them very much. Those that have used the app find it useful when eating out.”

Research featuring Carbs & Cals

Partners in the healthcare industry

Carbs & Cals are proud to have worked with a variety of major healthcare organisations.

Supported by Diabetes UK

The CARB & CALORIE COUNTER is in association with Diabetes UK and carries their logo on the cover.

Researched by Diabetes Dietitians

All our resources have been researched and written by Registered Diabetes Specialist Dietitians.