It is easier than ever for people to reach their weight loss and fitness goals thanks to the diet, fitness and recipe apps that are available for free. Individuals can download these apps on an iPhone, iPad, smart phone or android tablet. The apps are convenient because they can be used by individuals on the go.
My Fitness Pal: This app allows users to track calories that they consume each day. Individuals fill out a profile when they sign up for the app and set their goals. They can choose to maintain their weight or lose a half a pound to two pounds a week. Based on the rate of weight loss that a user chooses as well as their current weight and height, a daily target is provided for them. In addition, people who participate in exercise are encouraged to record their activity on My Fitness Pal and eat additional food on the days that they do.
Fooducate: People can use this program to make better health choices when they are shopping. This app allows users to avoid label confusion and select the healthiest foods that are available including cereal, yogurt and peanut butter products.
CardioTrainer: This program is a useful tool for tracking how many calories an individual burns when they participate in cardiovascular activities. A person can choose an activity from the app’s drop down menu and the calories for the activity are provided based on the intensity that the program measures.
Diet Recipes: Cooking For Easy Weight Loss: Individuals who need inspiration for making healthy, low calorie meals that taste great should use this app. The program uses videos to teach users how to cook food that is less than 400 calories a serving.