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    Did you know that you can use Apple products in helping you lose weight? There are certain apps out there that you can download to assist you in shedding some pounds. Here’s a list of the most popular, useful apps in shedding some pounds or maintaining weight.

    October 26, 2013 | Related: ,

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    Did you know that you can use Apple products in helping you lose weight? There are certain apps out there that you can download to assist you in shedding some pounds. Unlike other weight loss techniques, such as Zumba or the Paleo diet, these apps are just your assistants that you can use to make a new plan of action to drop the extra weight for good.

    From calorie trackers to diet tutorials, there are plenty of apps that you can try in managing your weight. What’s great about them is that they’re available for free. With that in mind, you no longer have excuses not to try losing those extra pounds.

    Here’s a list of apps that you can download and try on your Apple products, such as iPhone and iPad.

    1. Lose It

    6 Apple Apps Useful In Losing Or Maintaining WeightIt’s a weight management app that allows you to set your weight loss goals, create a calorie budget and record the food that you eat and exercise that you perform each day. It comes with graphs that you can view how you’re progressing with your fitness goal.

    It also has an online support community that you can join and talk to other people who can give you encouragement and support. What’s more is that it allows scanning of barcodes of almost any item to know its calorie content and its nutritional information. This is pretty great especially if you want to grab a snack while staying within your fitness budget.

    2. Diet Assistant

    It’s available in various Apple products, like iPhone and iPod. Android users can also take advantage of it. In this app, you can have a personal chef and a personal trainer that can help you keep on track. After installing it, you’ll receive healthy diet plans that have been personalized. In that case, you’ll receive a healthy plan based on your fitness routine. For instance, if you’re a vegetarian, the app will give you a plan specific for vegetarians.

    3. Step TrackLite

    Use this Apple app to measure and monitor your physical activity while you’re running, walking and strolling. It’s specifically designed for iPhone and it works whether your mobile is on your belt, backpack or pocket. And you can run it while you’re listening to music and working out.

    4. iSpinning

    It’s another powerful app that lets you monitor and see your heart rate, calories burned speed, distance and power while you’re road biking or just working out. But you’ll need a fitness sensor for it to work.

    5. Fooducate

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    This Apple app will help you spot those non-healthy foods by letting you scan the barcode of the food. After scanning, it gives you ratings based on the calorie counts per serving of that food. This is especially useful while you go grocery shopping and looking for healthy snacks for you and your family. With this app, it gives you a chance to choose better food options for your weight loss goal.

     

     

     

    6. Fitness Buddy

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    It stores more than 1,000 exercises for each part of your body. And each workout has detailed instructions on how to perform it properly. It has a user-friendly interface and it lets you know how you’re doing with the exercise. Unfortunately, this isn’t free but its cost is only minimal.

     

     

     

     

     

    Conclusion

    These Apple apps are very useful in managing your weight. When you use one or some of them wisely, you can surely achieve your weight loss goal in no time.

    About the author

    Erliza Lee Erliza Lee has a BS Biology degree. She likes writing topics related to health and travel.

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