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Thanks for purchasing AIRE! We want you to get the most out of your device, so we've provided some resources that will help you learn about AIRE's different functions. If you need additional help, check our help page, or get in touch at help@foodmarble.com.

Caring for AIRE
Installing the app
Getting started
Logging
Notifications
Food Challenges
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Caring for your AIRE

AIRE, the digestive tracker, in its packaging
AIRE's pouch is made of special material that protects it from the environment
  1. Keep AIRE in its protective pouch when you're not using it.
  2. Keep AIRE away from smoke, for example, from cigarettes and cooking. Don't smoke cigarettes or e-cigarettes shortly before using the device.
  3. Keep the device away from products that contain silicone, such as hair, beauty and sun-care products, as well as lubricants. Silicone will often appear on ingredients lists as "dimethicone", or other ingredients ending in 'cone'.
  4. Keep AIRE dry. The mouthpiece is detachable and can be washed with soap and water. Try to keep the body of the device dry.
  5. Use the USB cable included with your AIRE to charge the battery.
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Login screen for AIRE digestive tracker

Installing the app

  1. Click here the badge below to go to the download page (or search for "FoodMarble AIRE" on Google Play store). Google Play Store Badge
  2. Click install.
  3. Once installed, open the app. It will take you through a few screens that explain a bit about your AIRE.
  4. Enter your email address and create a password, then select "Sign Up".
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Getting started

  1. Once you have logged in, the app will highlight the "Main Menu" and "Thumb Menu" to help you find your way around.
  2. An image of AIRE, the personal digestion tracker
    Press the power button to activate AIRE
    When the central canal lights up, AIRE is ready to use
  3. After the intro, we recommend that you start with a breath test. Start by turning on your AIRE using the silver power button on the side.
  4. Lights on the mouthpiece will begin to illuminate as AIRE warms up. This process can take up to 120 seconds. AIRE is ready when the central canal lights up.
  5. While AIRE is warming up, tap the + menu in the bottom right corner of your screen and select "Take Breath".
  6. Once your AIRE is warmed up, the app will ask you to select your device from a list. If you don't see your device, select the three-dot menu in the top right and tap "Scan".
  7. A fermentation score from AIRE, which measure fermentation in the gut
    A high score means there is high fermentation occuring that may lead to uncomfortable digestive symptoms.
  8. Once your device is paired, you will be prompted to take a deep breath and hold it for three seconds. (Keep the AIRE away from your face as you inhale)
  9. Hold the device with the logo facing up and create a seal with your lips on the mouthpiece. You should hold the device straight so your breath flows through the device, rather than hitting the inner roof. Slowly and steadily exhale into the mouthpiece (where the central canal is lit up) for five seconds. A cool, medium-intensity exhalation is all you need.
  10. After you're done, the app will provide you with a "Fermentation Score", which will be added to your timeline on the main page of the app.
  11. A high score means there is high fermentation occuring that may lead to uncomfortable digestive symptoms. For more information on interpreting your breath scores, visit foodmarble.com/fscores.
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Logging

The AIRE app provides food, symptoms, sleep and stress-level logging to allow you to get the full picture about what affects your digestion. Use these features, in combination with breath testing, to help you figure out which foods you digest well and can enjoy without experiencing symptoms.

Log a food

AIRE digestive tracker allows you to log foods
Take a photo of your food, or add one from your gallery
Add a name to your food
Set the day and time you ate, and whether you want to be reminded to take a breath test
  1. Select the + menu in the bottom right corner.
  2. Select "Log Food".
  3. Select "Take a photo" to add a new food photo. (Note: You will have to allow the app access to your camera when requested)
  4. You can also select "Gallery" to add a photo that you've previously taken.
  5. Select "Add label" to name your food.
  6. The "Meal start time" will automatically show the current time. You can set this to an earlier time if you forgot to log a food previously.
  7. Either select or unselect "Set breath reminder for 1hr after". If you select this, AIRE will send you a push notification in an hour. This option is not available if you are logging a food eaten more than an hour in the past.
  8. Select "Done".
  9. The food will be added to your app timeline.

Log a symptom

The free AIRE app allows you to track digestive symptoms, like bloating, gas and abdominal pain
Choose from the symptom presets
If the presets don't fit, create a custom symptom
Set the day and time you experienced the symptom
  1. Select the + menu in the bottom right corner.
  2. Select "Log symptom".
  3. Choose a preset symptom under "Option 1" or create a new customer symptom under "Option 2".
  4. The date and time will default to the current date and time. You can also set this to an earlier time.
  5. Select "Submit".
  6. The symptom will be added to your app timeline.

Log stress levels

Stress levels can affect IBS and digestive symptoms, so the AIRE app allows you to track it
Stress can impact digestive symptoms, so the AIRE app allows you to track how relaxed you are each day
  1. Select the + menu in the bottom right corner.
  2. Select "Log stress". (Alternatively, from the home screen you can tap "Set" above the Stress label)
  3. Move the slider to select how relaxed you were today. The higher the score, the more relaxed, the lower, the more stressed you were.
  4. You can select a different day to log, if you forgot to do a previous day.
  5. Select "Submit".
  6. Your stress level will appear on your app timeline.

Log sleep

The AIRE app lets you track your sleep quality, as poor sleep can affect digestive and IBS symptoms
Sleep quality can impact digestive symptoms, so the AIRE app allows you to track how well you slept
  1. Select the + menu in the bottom right corner.
  2. Select "Log sleep". (Alternatively, from the home screen you can tap "Set" above the Sleep label)
  3. Move the slider to rate your sleep quality.
  4. Beside "When", select the day you are rating.
  5. Select "Submit".
  6. Your sleep quality score will appear on your timeline.
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Managing notifications

AIRE app allows you to manage reminders so you never forget to take a breath test
Tap the slider to turn all alerts on or off
Change the frequency and time of your alerts
Choose what you would like to be reminded to do
Turn off individual alerts by hitting the slider beside it
Permanently delete an alert by swiping it left or right

The AIRE app has a number of alert features to help you remember to update your logs! To change or manage these alerts:

  1. Click the menu at the top left of the screen.
  2. Select "Reminders".
  3. If you would like to turn off all reminders, tap the switch beside "Reminders enabled".
  4. The AIRE app comes with a standard set of reminders. You can turn these off individually by selecting the switch to the left of the reminder.
  5. If you would like to add a new reminder, select "New" and enter the relevant information.
  6. As well as setting the time of the reminders, you can also:
    • a) Change the frequency of the reminder by selecting the drop-down menu under "Day". This will allow you to set reminders every day, only on weekdays, weekends or on a specific day of the week.
    • b) Set the purpose of the reminder by selecting the drop-down menu under "What". You can choose to remind yourself to take a breath test, log a food, sleep quality or stress level.
  7. If you would like to completely delete a reminder, swipe the row with your finger to the left or the right.
  8. Once you are finished managing your reminders, select "Done".
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Doing a Food Challenge

AIRE comes with several sachets of FODMAPs — specific food ingredients that are commonly hard to digest. These are certain types of carbohydrates that can pass through the stomach and small intestine without being fully digested. Once they reach the large intestine, bacteria feed on them, causing the release of certain gases. This process is called fermentation, and can cause serious digestive disruption. Testing your fermentation levels with a FODMAP can help you figure out if that specific food component is potentially contributing to your digestive discomfort, but it isn't required to start using AIRE. You can test after regular meals as soon as you receive AIRE, and do your Food Challenges at a time that's convenient for you, or skip them!

If you do have difficulty digesting a particular FODMAP, the test could cause you temporary discomfort. If you'd prefer to avoid that, then you can choose not to do these structured tests and instead just do breath tests after regular meals to assess how well you are digesting what you normally eat.

Doing a FODMAP test requires some preparation. The app will guide you through the process as you do it. Please select the upper left menu and tap the "Pre-FODMAP Test Info" to review the necessary information before beginning.

We're excited to get your feedback and to help you with any questions you may have about the device and app! Email us at help@foodmarble.com to get in touch.