The importance of having a well-balanced diet and regular exercise cannot be overemphasized in staying healthy. But in reality, these are the two factors that we always have difficulty on keeping track. After all, we always look forward to that comfort food served in your go-to place or to try that posh new restaurant with your friends. But for now, an overview of the best Android diet and nutrition apps will be served to help you find the perfect app that suits your need.
FatSecret Calorie Counter
Among the other apps on the list, Calorie Counter by FatSecret is more fundamental and accessible as it has both Google and Facebook login features. One of its notable features is a dietary diary that allows recording your calorie intake and how much you burn. Aside from the widget and the recipe ideas the app provides, it also has a weight tracker, a barcode scanner, and a diet calendar. Calorie Counter also contains a reference guide that allows locating restaurants and identify the nutritional value of their foods.
Fooducate does not only have the essential features of your typical diet app, but it also helps analyze the value of the calories you consume. Aiming to lead you to more weight loss and a healthier diet, the app’s concept helps you make wiser choices with your calorie intake. With a product database of over 250,000 items, a community forum is also at your disposal. Aside from some of its free features, the app also has some optional add-ons for a minimal fee.
Lose It! is a popular calorie counting app that comes with a food database, tailor-fitted dietary plans, and a barcode scanner. It can connect to MyFitnessPal, RunKeeper, and Google Fit. Lose It! also has above average hardware support that allows users to connect Fitbit and Jawbone hardware to the app for stats analysis.
Lose Weight Without Dieting
Lose Weight Without Dieting is one of our quickly growing diet apps. The features of the app include calorie and weight loss plans, fitness trackers and weight tracker. You also have the chance to get the ad-free version of the app for free through earning “pearls” every time you use it.
Lifesum is one of the rising diet apps on our list. The app includes meal plans, progress tracking, calorie counting through barcode scanning, healthy living tips, macro tracking, healthy recipes and more. It also supports several diets like Keto, 5:2, low carbs among others. Lifesum also integrates with Google Fit and S Health.
My Diet Coach
My Diet Coach, a low key popular diet and nutrition app, takes on a different angle. Instead of focusing on what you eat, it is more concerned with your urge to eat. My Diet Coach gives you reminders, motivational quotes, and tips to control your urges. It also serves as a reminder for you to eat and drink healthily. The app also includes a goal setting and progress tracking feature.
Currently, on its ten million download mile, MyFitnessPal is considered as the most popular all-in-one fitness app on our list. With a 4.6 rating in the Play Store, you can count calories cross-platform as it includes around a million foods database in sync with the official website. The calorie count in your home-cooked meal can also be computed through its recipe calculator added with the feature that allows you to add multiple items at once. MyFitnessPal also looks after your cardio and strength training with a fitness tracker that has over 350 exercises.
MyNetDiary Calorie Counter
Tracking your food intake, heart rate, blood glucose, A1C and cholesterol is no easy task. But with MyNetDiary, keeping tabs was made easy with at least 600,000 foods from its database coupled with cross-platform support through their website. It also has its primary fitness tracker and provides support for several devices such as Fitbit, Garmin, Jawbone UP and more.
MyPlate Calorie Tracker
MyPlate Calorie Tracker is a more recent app that caters the basics of your diet and nutrition monitoring needs such as calorie counting and food logging. MyPlate allows you to integrate Google Fit data, plan exercises, and keep track of your water intake through its fitness section. Moreover, it also has an Android Wear support, a barcode scanner, and cross-platform support with computers.
SparkPeople Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker
SparkPeople’s Calorie Counter is a popular diet tracker that has over three and a half million food items in its database. It offers cross-platform support, informational articles, primary fitness tracker, and calorie counting features. One of its unique features is its ability to identify the nutritional information online of food items at the grocery store through its built-in barcode scanner.
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