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Published on June 13, 2012

Weight Management App Reviews

June 13, 2012

Looking to get on top of your eating habits? Food records are a good way to track your meals and what’s easier than right on your phone. Check out these reviews on popular phone apps for weight management.

Sarah Krieger, MPH, RD, LDN, reviews the top-rated free iPhone apps for weight management.

  • Calorie Counter
    Tracks food, exercise, weight and all the nutrients listed on a Nutrition Facts label. Includes daily inspirational articles, healthy recipes and an easy-to-understand help section. RD Rating: 4 stars
  • Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitness Pal
    Tracks a combination of fitness goals and nutrition analysis features to help you lose weight. RD Rating: 4.5 stars
  • Calorie Counter by MyNetDiary
    Allows user to personalize a calorie limit for weight loss, gain or maintenance. RD Rating: 3 stars
  • Calorie Counter: Diets & Activities
    Features a classic food diary that tracks calories, water, fitness and the time each food item is consumed and an option to create your own diet and physical activity plan and an Integrated Body Tracker. RD Rating: 4 stars
  • Calorie Tracker by Livestrong.com
    Food and fitness diary designed to help you achieve your diet and nutrition goals, whether you want to lose, maintain or gain weight. RD Rating: 4 stars
  • Daily Burn
    Keep track of calories consumed and track workouts to see how much energy is burned. RD rating: 2 stars
  • Lose it!
    Keeps track of foods you eat with this detailed food database; primarily for people wanting to lose weight. RD Rating: 3 stars
  • Sparkpeople Food and Fitness Tracker
    Fitness and food tracker for people looking to lose a half-pound to 2 pounds per week or to maintain weight. RD Rating: 4 stars
  • Weight Watchers Mobile
    Follows the Weight Watchers plan step by step, using interactive tools, finding local meetings and creating shopping lists. RD Rating: 2 stars

 

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