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Planning to eat healthier in 2016? This 5 FREE apps might help




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While taking care of your nutrition and being more selective with what you eat is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions, it’s not always the easiest one and on many ocassions, the goal is quickly forgotten. With technology on your side, however, you can find ways to keep a better trackĀ and make better choices without so much effort, which will eventually make sticking to the objective easier.

Here are some of the best nutrition apps that you can use.

Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal: The apps’ growing database includes information on more than 3 millions foods, and its barcode reader can help you check out the nutrition facts of products in the shop, helping you make smarter purchases.

MyPlate Calorie Tracker: This nutritional calculator was created by the LIVESTRONG organization and it doesn’t only allow you to scan the barcodes of food products or imput your food choices, but it gives you a daily snapshot of those choices, helping you see the quality of your diet through time.

LoseIT: This is a weight lose program that combines a calorie calculator with an activity tracker, ideal for those intending to shed some pounds. It helps you set goals related to portion sizeĀ andĀ caloric intake, and it syncs with several activity trackers and smart scales such as FitBit, Jawbone Up, Nike Fuelband and more.

Waterlogged: While it might sound simple,Ā an app that helps you drink more water might be just what you need. It allows you to record your daily consumption and will give you reminders when it’s time to water up.

Fooducate: This app combines weightloss, diet, healthy eating and motivation. It has an advanced nutrition tracker, an extensive product database that helps you find the foods that are better for you, and a community where you can learn or particpiate in discussions to keep you informed and motivated.

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