Trying to keep a healthy, balanced diet this season? These products will not only keep your holidays light and bright, but will also set you up for a fit and healthy new year, too!
4 ways to keep track of your calories and ensure you’re reaching your goals.
Membership with MyNetDiary.com comes with access to a registered dietitian that interacts with members in the forum and a balanced nutritional program.
From being able to count calories in foods from over 500,000 restaurants, brand names and ingredients, your diary will also remember favorite recipes, meals and exercises that you have learned to love.
Get motivated by watching others’ success stories and count calories on-the-go with the MyNetDiary mobile app. It’s also compatible with top fitness trackers like Fitbit and Nike+.
2Rate What I Ate! (Free)
There’s been a lot of buzz on the fitness market lately about the power of photo diet trackers, which are believed by some to be more effective than written or mobile food diaries.
Why? They inspire a moment of pause before digging into a meal. If you want to test this theory for yourself, check out Rate What I Ate! Snap a photo of what you’re eating, rate it on a scale of 1 to 5 stars and then search the in-app database for nutritional information.
Use the coaching tool to remind you (with your own personal reasons) to stay on a healthy track.
3Su Chef ($2.99)
Paleo? Low carb? Gluten-free? Dairy free? Whatever your diet may be, Su Chef makes it easy to incorporate into your lifestyle. An easy export tool saves ingredients into a simple shopping list with one click.
Its database of thousands of healthy recipes is in line with a variety of eating habits and dietary restrictions where nutritional information like calories, carbs, protein and fat content is also readily available.
Just because you’re living a healthy lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to eat the same thing time and again. In the mood for French? Craving seafood? Select your diet or taste and you’re presented with main course ideas that you can cook in less than 40 minutes.
4The Orange Chef Countertop + Prep Pad ($149.95)
Track nutritional information in real-time while preparing meals on The Orange Chef Countertop + Prep Pad. First, create a profile in the corresponding Apple iOS application and Orange Chef will display your target carb, fat and protein intakes.
Next, search a database of more than 200,000 raw ingredients and store-bought items. It’s easy to add and subtract ingredients as needed to hit your desired balance. You can even save items as a snack, meal or recipe and take a picture to share on social media.