Fitness Assistant is an intuitive tool that lets users track their nutrition and physical activity. Although similar Web-based tools are available for free, Fitness Assistant does deliver both an easy-to-use interface and relevant features.
The program's interface is uncluttered and intuitive, displaying the day's calorie balance, calorie composition, and a monthly calendar. Graphical buttons across the top of the interface give users access to the program's features. Everything was well-organized and easy to find. Although the program does not have a Help file, it does have a set of FAQs online. As for features, the program contains everything you would expect from this type of application. The program comes with a large database of foods and their nutritional information, making it easy for users to track their dietary habits. Simply search for what you've eaten, select the proper quantity, and Fitness Assistant will save the information for you, allowing you to keep track of your daily intake of fat, protein, and carbohydrates. The program also makes it easy for users to track physical activity with a database full of exercises and the number of calories they each burn. Users can set weight-loss goals and then track their progress, logging their weight, nutrition, and exercise throughout. We found Fitness Assistant to be a very useful tool for users who are looking to make a healthy change to their lifestyles.
Fitness Assistant has a 15-day trial period. It installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to all users.