With the Christmas and New Year festive season nearly upon us, our healthy eating habits (which weve spent the past 11 months perfecting) are often tossed out the window. So, we did some research and have found our favourite apps out there to help you eat cleaner and stay leaner this Christmas season!
Fooducate provides a fun, reliable and interactive way of holding yourself accountable to your own nutrition. By scanning the barcode of food products before you buy, Fooducate will grade the food, and keep track of not just your calorie intake alone once you log it, but will reveal the hidden nasties in certain foods including trans-fat, MSG, GMO, high fructose corn syrup and more.
Pepperplate positions itself as an app that will finally give you some help in the kitchen. With the ability to manage, create, collate and edit recipes from the internet; create menus for special events while managing multiple cooking timers; plan and schedule meals while scaling the recipes correctly; and create shopping lists from your recipes tailored to how you shop in-store, Pepperplate is certain to save you heaps of prep time in the kitchen.
Foodstand works on the notion of ditching diets, and achieving healthy habits instead. Integrating an aspect of peer-accountability and competitiveness, Foodstand enables you to create eating challenges with your friends in a bid to get healthy once and for all. With a great range of challenges to get you eating right, Foodstand is an awesome app.
Lifesum works on the premise of what you can measure, you can improve. Starting from a baseline of choosing your preferred diet plan (including low carb, keto diet, high protein, and others), Lifesum will help you track your calorie intake and monitor your macronutrient (carbs, protein, fats) consumption. With a range of other features including water tracker, step counter, meal plans, and the unique life score, Lifesum is a pretty versatile and comprehensive app.
Dont you just hate having to continuously wash your sticky hands to turn pages, or stop what youre doing to re-read the recipe, only to lose your place in all the text and waste precious time trying to find your place again?! Well, SideChef aims to take the hassle out of your baking and cooking routine, by narrating the recipe step-by-step using voice commands. They even have how-to tutorials and tips to improve your chopping technique!