Welcome to the MacroFactor Knowledge Base. This is where you can find anything you'd want to know about the basics of setting up a nutrition plan, or how to use all of the features in MacroFactor. We aimed to make the user interface as intuitive as possible, but MacroFactor has a lot of functions, features, and analytics that aren't present in most other nutrition apps, and our approach to food logging differs quite a bit from most other apps, so there will probably be a bit of a learning curve. This knowledge base will walk you through everything you need to know to get the most out of MacroFactor.
Before we get down to MacroFactor's features and analytics, let's start with the educational component of the knowledge base. We have a series of pages that discuss core nutrition concepts so you can understand how we generate our recommendations, and how to tailor a nutrition plan to your own needs and preferences. You can find all of that information in the links below:
MacroFactor generates and adjusts nutrition plans based on your starting point, your goals, and your progress. The links below explain the different types of nutrition plans in MacroFactor, including pros and cons of each approach.
At its core, MacroFactor is an analytics-driven app. We use the weight and nutrition data you log to estimate your daily energy expenditure and make adjustments to your calorie and macronutrient targets. Since MacroFactor runs on data-driven insights, we believe you should be able to see what we see. In the links below, you can learn more about the prescriptive and descriptive analytics at the heart of MacroFactor.
How to use MacroFactor's features and functions
You can do a lot of things in MacroFactor. There are features you'll use every day, features you may only use once or twice per year, and features that you may never use. This section of the knowledge base is a handy resource if you're new to MacroFactor and you're just learning about everything this app can do, or if you're a veteran user who can't remember where to find a configurable option you last edited nine months ago.
Nutrition and tracking
How to View past days of eating
How to Track your period
How to Take a fasting day
How to Log your weight
How to Log food for future days
How to Edit a custom recipe
How to Create and add a custom food
How to Edit a custom food
How to Copy and paste foods
How to View "Macros Remaining"
Goals and nutrition plans
How to Set a new goal
How to Edit a goal rate
How to Change your activity level
Miscellaneous features and functions
How to Sign out of the app
How to Manage your subscription
How to Export your data
How to Change your password
If you still have any questions about MacroFactor, feel free to ask questions in our Facebook group and subreddit. Those are also great places to provide feedback. If you'd prefer to ask questions or provide feedback privately, you can also click this link to Contact us.