Smart Phone Apps


It seems that everyone is connected to their Smart Phones.  Luckily, there are some useful tools to help with weight loss and health maintenance.  Research has shown that people who keep a food journal can almost double their weight loss.  Keeping a food journal helps you to be more accountable and aware of what you are eating.  Fortunately, there are some high-tech resources to help.  Registered Dietitians with The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reviewed the best free apps for weight management, which include:

4.5 stars

  • Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitness Pal

4 stars

  • Calorie counter
  • Calorie Counter: Diets and Activities
  • Calorie Tracker by
  • Sparkpeople Food and Fitness Tracker

3 stars

  • Calorie Counter by MyNet Diary
  • Lose it!

2 stars

  • Daily Burn
  • Weight Watchers Mobile

In addition, there are some helpful apps for diabetes management:

5 stars

  • Blood Sugar Tracker
  • Vree for Diabetes

4 stars

  • Bant
  • Diabetes Companion
  • GluCoMo
  • Glucose Buddy
  • WaveSense Diabetes Managers

2 stars

  • Carb Master Free
  • Diabetes Buddy Lite
  • Diabetes Log

Finally, Gluten-Free applications were reviewed:

4 stars

  • Eating Out G-Free

4.5 stars

  • Gluten Free Daily

3 stars

  • Find Me Gluten Free
  • Gluten Freed-Gluten Free Dining for Health and Celiac

2 stars

  • AllergyEatsMobile
  • CeliacFeed
  • Food Additives 2: Free
  • Gluten Free Restaurant Cards from

1 star:

  • FoodWiz

What are your favorite aps to help you to stick to a healthy diet?  Let us know by posting a comment!

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