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Published on June 7th, 2016 | by David Gnomes

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Top 7 Best Calorie Counter Apps for Android and IPhone

Calories have become major issues today; they determine a person’s weight, BMI and may cause lifestyle diseases. It has become mandatory for all of us to track the calories in our diets. It is quite complicated for people to keep track of their weight loss. Here are the top 7 calorie counter apps that are trending on the Android phones and iPhones.

myfitnesspal

MyFitnessPal

Ever wondered how you were going to lose or maintain or to gain weight? You do not have to search for an answer anymore. MyFitnessPal is an app that tracks your food intake and your level of activity and exercise. This trending Android app aims at ensuring you achieve the set targets.

The app computes the number of calories you take in consideration of the physical exercise that you partake in however it does not provide a breakdown in terms of nutrition in the food that you take. It offers a chance to socialize with other people also using the app. At the end of a single period, it shows your achievement in the form of a graph. It can be automatically connected to your laptop or computer to keep your daily calorie intake records.

lose-it-app

Lose It!

Are you looking for fun activities and challenges to assist you in your weight loss? Lose It! Offers you the best as it is extremely easy to use. You are only required to enter your age, weight, height, the desired weight you aim at and the food or diet you take on a daily basis.

The app computes your daily and weekly calorie intake including the nutrition information of your diet intake in that period. The results are displayed on the screen in a form of a graph. The app can also be used to socialize with others using text messages or the social media such as Facebook.

fooducate-app

Fooducate 

Fooducate is a calorie counter app that is suitable for people who are obsessed with the nutritional composition of the diet they take. Obsession provides details of the amount of fats, calories, proteins and or carbs that you ingest. The app provides a database for all the foods and their nutritional content for confirmation.

In addition, it identifies your allergies in your diet and provides an alert for you.

fatsecret

FatSecret

This trending app may have a repulsing name, but its functionality in ensuring weight loss for you is guaranteed. It ensures that you keep diaries and records that pertain to your daily exercises; they are used to monitor your progress. It provides healthy recipes, physical activity logs, food diaries, charts and journals for keeping records that are reliable and accurate.

It offers a review of your progress by summarizing your data and computing for the average calorie intake per month. Support groups and other participation groups offer motivation to continue the use of the app. The app has adequate storage that allows convenient access to your data.

SparkPeople

SparkPeople

It provides all the information that a participant wants in order to reduce the amount of calories in their bodies and to keep their shape. The app provides exercise demonstrations, health articles, healthy recipes and any other information you may require. It is also useful in tracking nutritional value of the food you take. The app has a barcode reader that allows you to identify the food package, enter it into your daily records and to record the nutritional value of the food package.

Data at the end of the day is computed and displayed for you to see. You can also use a graph or a pie chart to view the results.

mynetdiary

My Net Diary

Looking for new menus and new diets for yourself that contain low calories has been made easy by My Net Diary. It keeps track of the amount of calories you have taken for the day, the vitamins required to fulfill your day and tracks the amount of water you have taken. This app is useful in keeping you glued to your schedule at all times. This app can be sync or connected with other fitness devices; this ensures that the final computations include all health records.

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Chro-n-ometer 

It offers the best sync services compared to the others. In addition to tracking your diet, weight, and physical exercises, it can be used to sync data from your health gadgets and devices which assist in the computation of your weight, percentage of fat in your body, and the nutritional value of food especially minerals and vitamins.  The app conducts advanced analysis based on the daily records and also tracks the micronutrients in your food.

Conclusion 

People have different opinions when it comes to their weight and their calorie intake levels. Calorie counter apps will assist you to maintain, lose or gain weight and to balance your calorie intake with the level of physical activity or exercise you carry out. It is important to ensure that you track your calories intake. Assess your achievements periodically and make adjustments where needed.


About the Author

David Gomes completed his M.S Professional degree in California Institute of Technology. He is   a Health and Wellness expert. He lives in Oakland, California, USA. He loves to write on a variety of topics such as joint health, weight loss, beauty and skin care for blogs and on-line publication sites. He also loves latest technology, gadgets. You can connect with him on Google+ and Twitter.



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