Let’s be honest! Maintaining your body shape is quite a daunting task. It becomes even more difficult when you have no idea as to how many calories you have burnt on a particular workout session and consumed after having your meals.
Fortunately, there are some cool apps for iPhone and Android users that can do the calculations and math stuff for you in no time. These apps give accurate data on calories that a particular food has and how much will be gained for a specific amount taken.
1: Lose It
Lose It is a very easy to use the app. simply give in your age, height, weight and the target weight. Now, search in for the food you eat throughout the day in its library of foods. The app will give a graph for the whole day and even for a whole week. In this way, you’ll know how many calories you are taking per day or per week. Hence, keep your body in shape easily. The app also reminds to work out and log meals and can message with the app.
MyFitnessPalgives you track both on food and exercise. You can consider it as a weight loss tool inside your smartphone. It requires your basic information to start. You have to tell the app whether you want to lose, gain or maintain your weight. It counts the calories that you intake and also gives a track of physical activity you do daily. It also provides blog posts about healthy eating and fitness and can be connected to a smart pedometer or a smartwatch for tracking the steps. The only drawback is the ads, which only pop up in the free version. You can always upgrade to the pro version and enjoy other features as well.
3: Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker
Calorie Counter keeps a track of your eating. It has a voice activation feature as well that takes audio input. There is a barcode scanner as well that works via your smartphone’s camera and can give an exact track of nutrition simply by scanning the packaged foods. In this way, you can set your calorie goals, and work out accordingly to burn enough for maintaining your body shape. The app also has a water counter and a user-friendly interface. Currently, it is only available on Android.
The Fooducate app is perfect for the nutrition enthusiasts. It can search and scan the package foods and give a breakdown of the nutrients. It also tells how many calories you consume and the amount of fat, carbs, and protein that is taken along with those calories. The app also gives pros and cons of the food you are about to eat. There is a Fooducate blog with pro tips on healthy eating.
5: My Diet Diary
My Diet Diary is a user-friendly app with beautiful navigation and background. It tells how many carbs and fat you have left for the day and which essential vitamins are missing. It also gives a track of the glasses of water you consume daily plus reminds you whether you should eat or exercise.