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Keep an eye on your calorie intake with iPhone apps

Monitor your calories whether you are eating the right thing or need help on deciding what take-away foods contain the most. Use iPhone apps to help you with how much of a certain type of food you should cut down on and how often you should consume them. We have come up with a few apps that can help you track your calories and achieve a healthy lifestyle.

CalorieMinder Calorie, Nutrition and Exercise tracker by, Inc. is a free application available through iTunes. The latest research on people who diet tend to lose more weight by monitoring and recording their diet. With CalorieMinder you can track your daily food and exercise using your iPhone. This easy to use app allows you to enter you meals in with a database of 7000 foods and 32 different types of exercise to burn off those calories. Get detailed nutrition reports with calories, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, sodium, cholesterol, calcium, water, fat and saturated fat. Send your reports by email and view a graph of your weight over time. Use your computer to print graphs with no data back up required. Food names and units in CalorieMinder are oriented to the USA. Therefore, 28 grams of biscuits in the U.K. is an ounce of cookies in the USA.

Diet Buddy – Calorie, Weight and Exercise Tracker by BHI Technologies, Inc. is available for $0.99 at the iTunes App Store. This application can help you lose weight, put on weight or just track your diet and exercise. Diet Buddy can help you track how many calories you have burned, how many calories there are in your diet, and the number of calories in the food you eat. With a calorie counter, you can view charts that show you the calories contained in certain foods. Use this app, as you own personal calorie and diet journal and track your weight and BMI in a chart. Add and set your own food and exercise and track your burned calories for future reference.

MyCal Calorie and Nutrition Tracker by BRT Creations is available for $0.99 in the App Store. This app will allow you to keep track of calorie and nutritional information of the foods you eat. Simply enter food items and set up a list of favorites for easy access with the foods that you have already consumed or eat regularly. There is no need to be connected to the internet with all food and nutrient data is contained within the application. Keep an eye on your daily calories including carbohydrates, protein, fat, cholesterol, sodium and saturated fats. Backed by food and nutrient data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service you can have full control of your diet.

Fast Food Calorie Counter by Concrete Software, Inc. is $0.99 available at the App Store. Using this app, you will be able to track your diet with a handy fast food restaurant nutrition guide. For those who don’t get the time to cook and have to eat and run this is the ideal app. Monitor the calorie intake of fast foods when you feel you have indulged far too many fast foods whether you are on a fitness plan or your counting your carbohydrates, and fat grams. Use this app to make better choices or show your guilty pleasures. Get information on 9,141 menu items from 73 top fast food restaurants, sort foods and organize a routine with the ability to rearrange restaurants. Keep a daily record of all the foods consumed.

BMI BodyFat Calorie Calculator by TimesToCome Mobile is $1.99 available through iTunes. This is the ideal app for those that feel like there weight gain has been increasing without them realizing. If you step on the scale and find your weight is becoming a problem this app will help you monitor your BMI and help you get the recommended calories for your height, age, activity level and desired weight. Find out how a few extra calories or fewer calories daily will change your weight. Get information on what a daily walk, jog or run can do for you. You can also obtain a forecast of how many days it will take for you to reach you ideal goal weight. Use US or metric settings and find out how small changes can affect your weight.

Nutrition Menu – Calorie, Exercise, Weight & Water Tracking by Shroomies is available at the App Store for $0.99. This app has been featured in women’s health and fitness magazines and has nutritional information for over 93,000 food items. Calculate your food score and use a dietary allowance with this app that will track you from meal to meal helping you with weight loss by using a journal of what you have consumed. You may have diabetes and need to keep an eye on what foods are allowed or how regularly you should consume them. With over 51,000 entries for common foods like apples, meat and frozen meals, you can also get information on calories, protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, cholesterol, sodium, sugars and serving sizes. With food scores adjustable, you can fit them into any diet.

Calorie applications are an ideal way to monitor and improve you own health. Maybe you have a less active job and have noticed the pounds are mounting up or you could have suffered a recent injury that stops you from being mobile enough to work off those calories. The best way to keep an eye on your calorie intake is by tracking your diet. With more apps available at AppShopper, we hope you will find an application beneficial to your requirements.

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Written by Marlon Votta

Marlon joined the Product Reviews team in March 2011. He brings a wide-range of experience to PR, and has studied and worked in a diverse range of industries. These include art and design, a Horticulturalist, graphics and printing. Personal interests include music, football, boxing, traveling, and different languages, although Marlon has an Italian background. He now looks to expand his computer and tech knowledge by writing news on the latest trends in this industry. Follow Marlon if you’re looking for an unbiased view of the latest products, and tech services.

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