Have you been struggling to lose weight? Not sure where to turn next? Fear no more! Below are the best rated weight loss apps you need to download in 2018 to finally see some real results.
Losing weight is about eating the right foods, not about not eating certain foods. Count on this app to help you intrpret all the confusing nutritional information in your favorite foods. By simply scanning the barcode on the package, this app will generate a grade for the product. It will also tell you if there are added sugars, MSG, additives, preseratives and more. Remember….the better the quality of food that you feed your body, the better you will feel.
This app helps you stay on top of your weight loss goals by logging into all of your various tracking programs (Ex. Moves, Runkeeper, Apple Health). Nudge also has an option to join social clubs to connect with other users for advice, support, and inspiration. It will even connect you with a personal coach if you need even more motivation!
This app is perfect for those who find themselves obsessing about numbers or simply hate counting them. It separates food into 3 categories: red, yellow and green. It then divides the food into portion sizes for easy two-click tracking. You don’t need to worry about writing down every detail of what you eat if you have Calorific. This app will generate pie charts showing you the healthy to unhealthy ratio of what you have been eating. It will even provide you with the time of day in which you make the best food choices! Convenient!
This app is like havingh your own personal health coach. It gives you exercise challenges, healthy recipes, and charts your progress as you continue to work towards your goals. If you are a fan of the buddy system, you will love being able to share your weight loss triumphs and crowd-source food choices.
Do you need a little extra motivation to eat healthy and hit the gym? With Pact, you can earn cash for every healthy move you make! In this app, you set weekly goals and then select an amount you’ll be willing to pay if you don’t reach those goals. Your money, in turn, goes to users who reach their goals. Even without scoring major money, the motivation to not lose your money will hopefully be enough to keep you going to the gym and eating healthy.
My Fitness Pal
This app takes the basic info that you enter (current height, weight, age, and goal weight) and spits out a weekly plan to help you get there. You log your meals each day and how much water you drink. You can also keep track of your workouts. There is even an option to get motivation from other users. My Fitness Pal comes with a food database of more than 2 million items. It remembers your choices as you log them.
If you are a list maker bu, this app is a godsend for you with no frills attached! Simply write down what you eat and when while using optional tags like “breakfast” in order to see specific meal history at a glance. You can even upload images if you prefer visual references. The notes you make are also shareable, so you can help your friends stay on track too.
This program is Kayla Itsine’s famous BBG Program in app form. You choose from high intensity workouts, yoga, and even a post-pregnancy program. Budt that isn’t the best part! It only takes 28 minutes per day!
By simply plugging in your weight goal, MyNetDiary will keep tabs on your food intake and remind you if you make less than healthy food choices. (Ex. Skipping breakfast) It has a notes section that lays out your progress in easy to read charts. You can look at them when you need a daily reminder. You can also share them via social networks if you want to celebrate a major milestone.
No Wifi? No problem for this app! It does not require a wifi connection. It has a database of 92,000 foods (including many restaurant items) and 149 bulit in exercises that you can access from anywhere. For each food consumed, it provides you with a food score, net calories, fat content and more. Take it on vacation with you. It just may help you say “no” to that third piña colada!
This app is one you can’t mess up. It is dieting for dummies. For only $48/month, less than $2/day, you are paired with a certified nutrition coach whom you send snaps of your food to throughout the day. He/she will analyze your choices and provide you with personalized tips to help you adjust your habits. You pay for one-on-one time that typically costs way more!
In this app, you have the opportunity to earn rewards through the world’s first health currency called wellcoins. Throughout the day, you record every healthy activity you engage in. This can be something as small as drinking a glass of water. After it is verified, you get wellcoins in return. Once you have enough, you can trade them for items in their marketplace. It is filled with goodies from Sketchers, DICKS, Sporting Goods, Whole Foods, and more.
Have you ever tried food delivery service, but weren’t satisfied? Still want the guesswork taken out of meal planning? PlateJoy meets you in the middle. After you take a quick personalized quiz, the experts behind PlateJoy will design a customize meal plan for you. They also provide a grocery list and recipes for the week. This app even has a digital pantry, so you can keep track of theingredients you have in your kitchen. This ensures you will never buy groceries that are already at home!
Cost: $59/6 months or $89/year
Think you’re too busy to workout? Think again! This app is made for people with minimal time on their hands. It gives you a 6 week program to help you get leaner, fitter or stronger no matter what your starting level is.
Cost: $30/quarter or $60/yr
If you are trying to follow a specific diet plan, finding a place to eat out can be challenging to say the least. HealthyOut finds a place for you. All you have to do is plug in your dietary restrictions and location, filter by cuisine or type of dish (you can even enter a dish you don’t want), and it will spit out nearby options. It also gives you detailed nutrition info for any dish you are interested in. Perfect for anyone on a strict diet!
Do nutrition labels confuse you? This app will take the mystery right out of them for you. Use ShopWell to create a personal profile of your health goals, and everything else that comes with it. Then you simply head to the store and start scanning barcodes. For each item you scan, ShopWell will give you a score. Those with low scores aren’t so great. For these items, it will give you recommendations for products to replace your item with. You should keep any item close to 100 in your cart.
Studio Tone It Up
Would you like well known fitness buffs to work out with? Look no further! This app allows you to work out with Karena and Katrina, the well known fitness buffs behind Tone It Up. You get daily classes that will leave you feeling toned sculpted and great over all!
Cost: $13/month or $108/yr
Do you ever get that feeling that you have a mixture of things in your pantry, but no idea what to do with them? That’s where Kitchology comes in. Tell it what you have (and any allergy info it needs to know), and this app will spit out step-by-step cooking instructions for tons of healthy recipes that require those ingredients, and only those ingredients. Time to get cookin!
Daily Yoga helps you get your flow on directly from the comfort of your own home. It has more than 200 guided classes for yoga, Pilates, and meditation. In addtion, there are different series for the goals you have for yourself, whether it is getting toned or becoming a yoga master.
Cost: $10/month or $40/yr
Make My Plate
If you like visuals, you will love this app. It creates balanced plates with the perfect amount of calories, fat and protein. It also has meal plans from dietitians and nutritionists, as well as grocery lists and restaurant suggestions. It even has a support group if you ever feel like your about to fall off the healthy eating wagon. You can go here for healthy tips and reminders that will keep you going strong.
Nike Training Club
With this app, anyone can workout like their favorite Nike athlete. It is like having your own personal trainer at your fingertips! It has more than 160 free workouts to choose from for people of all fitness levels.
Filling your body with fruits and veggies makes you bound to lose weight. With this app, it is almost too easy to do just that. It keeps you up to date with whats in season, tells you which produce is worth buying organic, where the closest farkers markets are, and exactly how to pick out the best produce. Go veggie today!
This app comes with any iPhone. It does alot more than count your steps. The newest version will also keep track of your carbs, calories, and other important nutritional info. It puts all the information into an easy to read format with the help of apps you already use. It also documents your activity levels and sleep patterns.
Want a minimal method to track all of your calories? This app is great for just that. It has a built in bar code scanner that allows you to log your food with ease. It also comes equippd with an activity tracker and an upgrade that gives you access to delicious recipes and diet specific plans.
Hate dealing with a bunch of numbers? That is where YouAte can help. You keep track of what you eat by taking pictures of your food instead of counting calories. This helps you decide which meals are helping you to get closer to your goal, and which meals take you further off the path.
These are just a few of the best rated weight loss apps that are out there. Technology can really help you reach the goal of becoming the best version of you that you can be!