Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal

Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.8
  • Total Downloads:
    2,615
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 16, 2014
  • Price:
    Free; iTunes account required.

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As the name suggests, MyFitnessPal is a community-oriented site designed to help you lose weight and track fitness goals. The mobile apps let you keep these features at your fingertips wherever you are. You can input or edit your goals, enter your caloric intake (food) and output (exercise) on the go, and add new food data to the library if it doesn't already exist. There's also a progress screen that lets you track your weight and view a graphical representation of how well--or poorly--you're doing.

To test the mobile bent of the service, we downloaded the associated iPhone app and gave it a whirl. After having used Lose It for an extended period of time, we're not particularly fond of the interface for MyFitnessPal. One issue--a minor one--is that it's not as visually appealing as Lose It, which offers little icons for the majority of the food items in the library. More of a problem for some will be the tiny writing that populates the search screen, as it creates a bit of eye-strain to read the multitude of options that are presented. On the whole, we found that MyFitnessPal's interface is less polished than that of Lose It. We do, however, appreciate the multiadd function, which lets you add several foods at once; a time-saver for anyone who eats similar meals from day to day.

On the plus side, MyFitnessPal offers a community aspect not offered by the other app, as well as a dedicated Web site with a variety of handy tools. There are calculators for BMR (basal metabolic rate), BMI (body mass index), and recipe nutritional info (to be fair, Lose It offers this functionality within its app). You can also create a personalized weight loss ticker for your profile, forum signature, or blog. In the end, if you're trying to get fit, pretty much any tool or support is better than none, and MyFitnessPal is free so it's definitely worth a look.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.8
This release is full of performance boosts and refinements throughout the app. Here are some highlights: Its easier than ever to find your friends in the app. Did you know MyFitnessPal users who diet with friends lose twice as much weight on average? For iPad users, weve updated the navigation to make it faster to add foods and exercises to your diary and see your progress. The new recipe tool has received a number of enhancements based on your feedback that make adding manual recipes much easier. Weve also been hard at work strengthening the ingredient matching quality.Thanks for making MyFitnessPal the best health and fitness app in the App Store. We are grateful to be part of your journey to better health, and are constantly working to help make you more successful in achieving your goals.
General
Publisher MyFitnessPal.com
Publisher web site http://www.myfitnesspal.com/iphone
Release Date December 07, 2009
Date Added December 16, 2014
Version 5.8
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory Health & Fitness Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4. iTunes account required.
Download Information
File Size 67.84MB
File Name Not available
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,615
Downloads Last Week 12
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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