It’s easier than ever to keep track of your diet, your calorie intake and to get healthy eating recipe ideas with the help of an ever-growing number of healthy eating apps. Type “healthy eating” into the App Store and you’ll see hundreds of results. The struggle is knowing where to start and which apps are actually worth downloading or paying for.
To make things a little easier, we’ve rounded up found our favourite healthy eating apps that’ll help you eat healthier and feel better.
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Nutracheck is one of the easiest ways of keeping a food diary and recording your calorie intake, so you can easily keep track of what you’re eating. It uses a database of hundreds of thousands of food products so you can quickly and easily work out how many calories you’re getting through at each meal. This is one of the best diet tools available in the App Store as it doesn’t prohibit anything – it just let you make a more educated (and better) food choices.
Download the Nutracheck app.
2. Eating Smart
Got a food intolerance or cooking for someone who does? The woman&home Eating Smart app is the one for you. Recipes fall into 4 categories; entertaining, midweek, baking and desserts, and within those categories, you can filter searchers for dairy free recipes, gluten free recipes or vegan recipes. All the recipes are easy to follow and are the perfect choice for anyone on an exclusion diet.
Download the Eating Smart app.
Eating out can be a bit of a minefield if you’ve got a food allergy or intolerance. Kafoodle takes away any stress or worry about finding a restaurant that caters to your dietary requirements by finding allergen-friendly places to dine in your area. All you have to do is select the allergens you want to avoid from a list of 14 options and choose a rough location, and the app will provide you with a live menu and daily specials as well as a food hygeine rating for the restaurant.
Download the Kafoodle app.
4. Spoon Guru
Got dietary requirements or handling several at one dinner party? Handy filters make it easy to select which foods you want to exclude from your cooking, for example, dairy, fish, meat, eggs and even down to what type of grain you can’t
eat. This means you can find recipes and cooking suggestions that are perfectly tailored to your dietary requirements.
Download the Spoon Guru app.
5. 5:2 Diet Complete Meal Planner
On the popular 5:2 diet plan, you can eat as you normally would for 5 days a week, but for the other 2 days, you have to stick to under 500 calories, which can be tough if you’re unsure of what constitutes 500 calories (and it can be even toucher to feel full, even if you do). The 5:2 Diet Complete Meal Planner app breaks it down and provides recipe inspiration for 100 calorie breakfasts, 150 calorie lunches and 250 calorie dinners that will make you forget you’re on a diet. This app will keep you on track to lose 1.5lbs a week.
Download the 5:2 Diet Complete Meal Planner app.
6. Deliciously Ella
Healthy eating blogging phenomenon Ella Woodwood brings us her easy-to-use app, which features more than 200 recipes that are free from processed sugar, gluten and dairy as well as vegan and paleo. A plant-based diet never looked so good! Her recipes are so easy to follow and you can also find 5 different detox menus to follow for either 3 days or 5 days, which will leave you feeling fab.
Download the Deliciously Ella app.