The 5 Best Nutrition Apps 2016

Use these apps to track your nutrition


Healthy nutrition and a balanced diet are important to maintain bodily function. Food helps produce energy; it develops, replaces and repairs cells and tissues, protects us against infection, helps us recover from sickness and carries out chemical processes, such as food digestion, according to research.

Nutrients such as carbs, fat and protein are essential for our overall health and wellness. Vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C and magnesium assist in bodily function.

We all know in order to lose weight it’s imperative to exercise and burn more calories than you consume. But keeping track of those calories can be a difficult task. Below is a list of the 5 Best Nutrition Apps. These apps provide you will similar and different features – counting calories, keeping track of your carbohydrate consumption, identifying food intolerances and tracking your water intake, just to name a few.

Here are The 5 Best Nutrition Apps 2016


1. Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal

This app has one of the largest food data bases with over 5,000,000 foods. It has been the #1 Health and Fitness app for 4 years in a row, and for good reason. Track your diet and exercise, experience easy and fast food entry, take advantage of their build-in step tracker, use their barcode scanner while food shopping and track all of your major nutrients including protein, calories, fat, fiber, carbs, cholesterol and more. Also, connect with your friends through the app, track and help motivate each other.

*App is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

*Offers Apple Watch App for iPhone


2. Carbs Control

Looking to track your total carbohydrates or net carbs? Carbs Control has you covered. It allows you to track your carbs by meal and by day. Just set your carb goals and track them. It’s great for diabetes diets and other diets which include the “Atkins Diet, South Beach Diet, the Zone Diet, Protein Power Lifeplan, Go Lower Diet, and other low-carb plans,” according to Carbs Control.

*App is compatible with Android, iPhone and iPad.


3. Food Intolerances

Do you have any food intolerances or allergies? Maybe you have to stick to a restricted diet in order to keep from getting sick. The Food Intolerances app will help you better manage your diet. The app has rated over 700 of the most important foods in view of histamine intolerance, gluten sensitivity, carbohydrate malabsorption, lactose intolerance and more. It’s a great guide for when you are shopping and cooking.

*App is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch


4. Waterlogged

Water is essential for proper bodily function and Waterlogged is the best app to help you keep track of your consumption. It has customized tracking which allows you to track your consumption by day, week or year. You can set reminders for yourself and even add your own custom glasses to easily log your water. It also works with Apple Health and Fitbit.

*App is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch


5. My Diet Coach

My Diet Coach features a variety of components to help you maintain a healthy diet. Start off by creating your own avatar, then record your weight and body measurements, set and track daily challenges, log into your diet diary daily, set reminders for yourself, upload motivating photos and get virtual rewards. Reviews on My Diet Coach say: “Great Motivator. This app has everything I need,” and “So Much Fun. I’m loving it & so is my waist!!”

*App is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch


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