eating is a very simple node.js command line application for recording what you eat (a meal diary/journal). Inspired by doing it takes near to natural language input and turns that into structured meals. There's also a web version at eatkeep.io
eating 7 ham and pineapple pizzas 2 hours ago 7000!
- Date: (UTC the date/time 2 hours ago)
- Foods: 7 Ham & Pineapple Pizzas
- Calories: 7000
- Important: true (exclamation mark)
n.b. I do not encourage you to eat 7 pizzas
eating yesterday 3.30pm 1/2 chocolate bar 200cals
- Date: (UTC date/time of yesterday 3.30pm)
- Foods: 1/2 Chocolate Bar
- Calories: 200
- Important: false
How to install
npm install -g eating
npm update -g eating
eating has 2 configurable options
- path -- folder where it will save your data
- defaults to ~/.eatingdata/
- I recommend setting to to somewhere in your dropbox or gdrive
eating --path '~/Google Drive/eating'
- date locale defaults to nodes default usually en-US (mm/dd/yyyy)
- if set to 'en-AU' it will then parse dates as dd/mm/yyyy
eating --locale 'en-AU'
How to use
running the command outputs what you've recorded that day and total calories
to show help
eating <command> --help
show meals for all/today/yesterdays/week/
eating list yesterday
eating list 22/07
eating list 22/07 28/07
export to a formatted .txt file
eating list 22/07 28/07 --txt ~/dairy.txt
export to json
eating list 22/07 28/07 --json ~/dairy.json
to remove a meal, find the meals id (the number next to meal)
eating remove id
or remove the last added meal
eating remove last
if none of the commands above it will try and pass all args as a meal
eating chicken caesar salad 20 minutes ago 600cals!
by putting a '!' (exclamation mark) somewhere in the text will flag the meal as important useful for marking cheat meals, high glucose meals(for diabetics) and other things.
If you find a bug or have any problems create an github issue or email me at my github email. I will fix them.
n.b. I have only tested this on OS X