28th Nov 2014
Every day when you get out of the house, there are plenty of hoardings out there trying to grab your attention with some mouth-watering cuisines. That too at a time when maintaining a healthy diet is an important part of healthy lifestyle.
In a way the innovations have helped us to keep an eye on our health. There are plenty of Android diet and nutrition apps that help you to keep an eye on your calorie intake. If you are making an attempt to get into healthy eating habit, then here is a list of some of the best apps that are available in Google Play Store.
With an impressive ten million downloads and a rating of 4.6 in Play Store this is one of the most popular apps. It has an ever-increasing database of two million foods from all over the world. There is also a pretty decent fitness tracker with 350 exercises and covers both cardio and strength training. It’s about the best all-in-one solution you can find.
Unlike few other apps, this gives most of the power in your hands. It has more than 130 diet plans complete with dedicated shopping lists, tips to improve your weight loss plan, a BMI calculator, and it’ll even remind you when it’s time for you to eat again.
A database of more than three million food, with more being added every day.There is also a basic fitness tracker so you can do the whole diet and exercise thing in the same spot if you want to.
Calorie Counter by FatSecret is a bit more basic than many of these other apps. It includes a dietary diary so you can keep a record of the food you eat and the calories you burn. It also comes with a barcode scanner, a weight tracker and a diet calendar.
With an ever-growing list of 6,00,000 foods, this app involves yourself in maintaining a good diet. It comes with a barcode scanner, info on 45 nutrients, and a pretty nifty way to get them to add foods for you by taking a picture and sending it in. Everything syncs with their official website at mynetdiary.com and it’s a pretty decent way to track your diet.
A minimal approach, but very effective with a more hands on approach with things like an integrated shopping list, diet and weight loss tips, built-in BMI calculator, and some diet plans. If you adhere to a more unusual or uncommon diet, this may not help you but for many it should.
Unlike few other apps, this is one of the most complicated considering that it allows a lot of customization. This a bit of more hands on app and where you can construct your own diet. If you are too lazy to create a diet of your own then this is not for you. With an impressive rating 4.6 in the Play Store it comes with a weight tracker, themes, widgets, and various calculators for various things, but this is a paid app.
Fooducate is something a little bit different. It still lets you track your food intake, calories, and exercise like most of these. However, it goes a step further and actually helps you identify harmful ingredients in your foods.
Comes with a food database, dietary plans based on your needs, the barcode scanner, and there is more if you buy the premium version. This is also one of the few apps on this list that has exercise hardware support like Jawbone Up and FitBit tracker. It can also integrated with other apps like MyFitnessPal and Runkeeper which is a nice bonus.
Helps users tackle the mental aspect of diet and one can take “motivational photos” of so you can watch yourself lose weight over time. There are also tips, tricks, and a reward system in place to make you feel better about yourself when you don’t fail.
10 Diet and Nutritional Apps For Android
In an age where there is a rise in the problem of obesity, there are a few apps that help you to stick to a healthy diet.
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