When we were young, we were taught about the importance of a balanced diet. What we weren't told was how easy it is to slip up and gorge on all the things that we shouldn't be feasting upon. But fear not, whether your aim is to lose weight, gain weight, or simply eat right - these food and diet apps will make that journey way easier.
1. Food Planner
A holistic app that manages not only your recipes, but also helps you in planning your meals down to all the nitty-gritties - grocery lists, ingredients and inventories. Save money while you eat right!Download it here.
2. Eat Slower
It's one thing to eat right, but if you don't take your time to savour your meal, you're still not getting the best out of it. This app, with it's incredibly simple design, will help you get into the habit of slowly eating your food - enjoying it more and getting the best nutritional value.Download it here.
3. MyPlate Calorie Tracker
This app is a complete calorie counting portal for those who have specific fitness goals. Just specify your aims and let the app do the rest.Download it here.
This app is different from most calorie counters out there because of it's focus on Indian food. So if you want to figure out how many calories that plate of Butter Chicken is going to leave you with, this is the app for you!Download it here.
Yes, water isn't food. But it's possibly the most commonly ignored part of your diet. This simple app, with it's sleek design will not let you forget to drink water, keeping you hydrated and healthy.Download it here.
Over 28,000 healthy recipes from the world's leading food and lifestyle magazines and restaurants - this app is a must for the foodie!Download it here.
7. Simply Organic
This app provides you with a number of recipes, specifically designed for those who want to eat organic food, across cuisines and cultures.Download it here.
8. BBC Good Food
With recipes, tools, cooking tips and an endless supply of information on healthy eating, this free app is just as good as the magazine!Download it here.
9. Food Substitutes
Remember that time you were making that lavish dinner, but walked out of the store without buying the key ingredient? Or perhaps you want to have garlic chicken, without the garlic? This app will help you figure out the best ingredients to swap into your recipes - though there is no substitute for garlic in garlic chicken. I checked!Download it here.
No more trying to understand what the labels are trying to hide from you. This app gives letter grades to a number of products available at grocery stores, so that you can make informed choices!Download it here.
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