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Best Free Calorie Counting Apps

Best Free Calorie Counting Apps

osing weight is hard. To lose weight you need exercise and a healthy diet with reduced number of calories and no small amount of determination. Counting calories helps you in your weight loss journey by keeping you accountable and enabling you to better understand nutrition and how various foods in various quantities enrich your body or add weight.Though counting calories is hardly any fun, it has however been made very easy through the availability of many apps that help you with the tedious process allowing you to instead focus your mind on other methods of losing weight safely. Here are some of the best free calorie counting apps available in the app stores today:

  1. MyFitnessPal

best free calorie counting apps

The highly popular calorie counter has more than 80m users and is a beloved companion to many due to its ease of use, access from both a PC and a smart mobile device, access to healthy eating and fitness related blog posts and the fact that it can be connected to a smart pedometer or smart watch enabling you to track your progress. It is also available across Windows, Android and iOSplatforms. With a huge database of foods, it is easy to log your meals, set weight and fitness goals and keep track of them and calculate calories burned from exercising. With access to forums and an option to add a friend with whom you can share the weight loss journey, the app is a great choice. It is free with ads.

  1. Lose It

best free calorie counting apps

This app is involving and helps you take an active role in your calorie counting and weight loss journey through fun motivating challenges, messaging function and goal setting and reminders. It is available for both Android and iOS and starts you off by allowing you to set a goal. It then helps inch you towards it through logging your meals, exercises and snacks and challenges that rank you and help you connect with other likeminded users.

  1. Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker

best free calorie counting apps

A calorie app that includes a water counter and the ability to take photos of meals and interact with others, Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker allows you to keep track of meals even using a voice activation feature to record calories. It also has a barcode scanner and allows you to set goals and achieve them through grading at the end of the day.

  1. FatSecret

best free calorie counting apps

A completely free Android and iPhone tracking app, it basically allows you to input your exercise, food and weight progress, make journal entries and connect with other users.

  1. Simple Calorie Count

best free calorie counting apps

If you would like your calorie counting app to be more customizable and are willing to put in some work upfront, this free Android app is a great choice. It allows you to input all your foods in a database and help you count calories intake through it with accurate precision. It then offers a performance review and analysis on a weekly or monthly basis.

Leah Frankfurter
Capricorn, a happy yogist who writes to inspire people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body daily.
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