If you’re on a calorie counting mission then downloading an app that helps you on your way could be a very smart move to make. The range of apps that provide this service, from manging your food intake to tracking weight loss, is vast and consistently being added to.
So which are the ones to look out for?
Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal
An all-encompassing nutrition guide, the Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal does everything you need it to. With a database of more than 3 million foods (and growing), the app provides guidance on an incredible variety of areas, and assists you on everything from fat and protein to carbs and cholesterol.[img src: MyFitnessPal]
MyPlate Calorie Tracker
Developed by LIVESTRONG, the MyPlate Calorie Tracker in an all-in-one nutritional diary. By scanning barcodes or putting in your food choices, the app tracks everything from your protein and fat intake to how much sugar and water you’re taking on. Through daily snapshots of what you’ve consumed, you can then effectively maintain a more balanced diet.[img src: MyPlate]
ShopWell is the grocery shopper’s best friend. By determining which foods meet your dietary goals, the app can make the process of shopping when on a diet that much easier. All you have to do is scan barcodes and ShopWell will let you know if the item is what you need. What’s more, it’ll also assist you with any other known dietary requirements, such as allergens and foods containing gluten.[img src: ShopWell]