Feature Request: Fast durations based on diary entries
edited January 2021 in Feature Requests
I have a daily 18-6 fast configured for repeat. However, it may vary an hour or two (or more) depending on what's happening each day. At the moment, I am manually editing the historic fast to align to the actual duration. I track the fasts for a historical data trend perspective and believe the act of configuring a fast doesn't add much value when it could all be derived from the food diary times.
**It would be nice if Cronometer could compute fast durations based on the food times entered in the diary. **
Yes this would be great. Basically start the fast ad a "food" entry. When the day closes out have it save and if it hits midnight start the next day with a fasting entry.
It would be great if you could see a plot of time frames you weren't eating, even if you didn't mark as a dedicated fast. Allow sleep start and end time markers and maybe overly with the calories consumed at different times and you would have a hell of a dataset to analyze your habits and trends.
This would be an ace feature!
Or even if I didn't have to schedule a fast, rather than hit a button to say "Started fasting." (But shout if I've missed something and I -could- hit 'start fasting' rather than scheduling...)
@t0rie If you are using the website, you can click the New Fast button on the left side of the screen. Enter a name and click Add Fast to start it.
On the mobile app, there's a start button in the top banner of the diary screen. Swipe the banner to the left until you reach the Fasting screen. Hit the Play button to start a fast immediately. It's 16 hours by default and you can hit the stop button to end it any time before that, or edit the end time to extend your fast.
I hope that's a little quicker for you!
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@Karen_Cronometer Oh that's great!! Thanks so much. I'm still learning - sorry!!
(But I still like the idea of Cronometer calculating the fast from the last food entry until the next one....)
As long as it's not a default action, because I enter most foods well in advance of consumption, such as a planned dinner several days in advance or weekly lunches.
@N5S_Matter I agree. Preferably it would be an option in your profile. (also, that's some impressive meal planning)