Calorie Counter Android App Review

It seems that everyone wants to count their calories these days and now FatSecret has launched a simply designed app that lets you keep track of what you eat.  This app gives you the ability to initiate a healthy lifestyle plan and then monitor that plan, empowering you with the tools you need to lose weight and improve your overall health.  Because it downloads to your Android device, you always have it with you to help you make better choices when it comes to the food you consume.  With this app, you can eat at your favorite bistro or restaurant and still stay within your weight loss goals.  Use it when you shop for groceries, looking up the nutritional values of the brands you buy, with information like the amount of saturated fats, carbs, calories, protein, fibers, and sugar contained in the product.

 

 

The app comes with a barcode scanner so that you can immediately gather information about a single product or you can enter a code by hand if there is no bar code.  The calorie counter app does more than just count your calories however.  You can also use it as an exercise and food diary, tag foods that you want to add to your food list, and track your weight.  FatSecret continually is working to update the app so that you can make it a more effective tool in your healthy lifestyle goals and the newest version is now compatible with the tablet format.

The app does require full internet access in order to retrieve information on the foods you are looking at.  It also has the ability to store information that you may record with your camera or video camera features.  The version you download is determined by the type of Android device you are using.

Features:

  • progress journal
  • diet calendar
  • weight tracker
  • recipes
  • quick pick – allows you to find information on brands, restaurants, and foods
  • food diary
  • exercise diary
  • meal ideas
  • barcode scanner

Conclusion:

This is a great free app to use as a tool in your weight loss plan.  Because of the GPS built into the app you can use it regardless of wherever you happen to be, allowing you to stay in full control of your calorie intake.  You can collect foods and restaurants under the quick pick feature so you never have to wonder again if you are eating the right foods.  The diaries allow you to keep track of your progress so that you can see the results of your efforts.  You can also sync the app’s information with an online account so that you have access through any internet connection.  Users give this app a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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