Your smartphone has become an extra appendage, so why not use it to help you lose weight? There are several apps out there designed to monitor your dietary intake, exercise and behaviors-all important components in battling the bulge.
For keeping a food record: MyFittnessPal.com
This app has been the most popular among my clients and weight loss groups for easy food and exercise entry.
Calorie counter: CalorieKing
My favorite little resource book is now available at the touch of a finger. This app might make you think twice before ordering your favorite latte.
For healthy recipes: SparksRecipes
Browse by category, course, cuisine or even dietary needs. Each recipe provides directions and nutrition facts.
For exercise: Daily Workouts
This app features videos of 10-30 minute full body workouts developed by a certified personal trainer. The workouts require minimal to no equipment so they can be done in your home, office or hotel room.
For shopping: Shopwell
Are the endless options at your local health food store giving you anxiety? Are you looking for more gluten-free products? Download Shopwell to hold your hand on your next shopping trip.