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Calorie Measuring Apps(Pros and Cons)

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Calorie Measuring Apps(Pros and Cons)

Staying fit or maintaining your shape is very difficult, especially when you have so many delicious options now a days to choose from. But luckily for us, it’s a technology based generation and we have all kinds of apps to make our life easier. Calorie measuring app, being one of the saviours for us, helps to measure calories and nutrients from the food we are eating rather than us calculating it.

Here are some of the pros and cons of these apps to help you choose from the below options.

  1. My Fitness Pal

MyFitnessPal focuses on both food and exercise which makes it a complete weight loss tool. It is one of the most popular apps in terms of calorie counting.

Pros

  • It can download recipes from the internet and calculate calories of the particular dish.
  • It helps in personalising you fitness plan and also provides some of the dieticians or doctors recommendations
  • Can connect to smartwatch or smart pedometer

Cons

  • It doesn’t show the graph of the weekely calories intake
  • The user is unable to edit certain amount of food consumed(eg: if only half a granola bar is consumed but the app shows calorie of the full bar)
  1. My Diet Diary

This app notifies you when you should eat or exercise which will encourage you to carry on with you fitness regime.

Pros

  • Keeps track of consumption of water
  • Menus are easy to navigate
  • Breaks down of which vitamis you are consuming the most

Cons

  • Less involvd social functions
  • No graphs to indicate nutrition level

 

  1. Lose It!

Based on your weight, height, age and goals, Lose It! provides a personalized recommendation for calorie intake. It then tracks your calories on the homepage.

Pros

  • Keeps a daily and weekly total and provides a graph
  • There are variety of challenges that motivate you achieve your weight loss goals
  • Enables you to set reminders for meals and snacks

Cons

  • It doesn’t track vitamins and minerals
  • Cant import recipes
  1. Calorie Counter

Pros

  • It has a voice activation feature
  • You can take photos of the meal and record it
  • You can set goals
  • Easy to interact with other people

Cons

  • Hard to get back to homepage
  • Front page is a bit muddled with social updates

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