We are in a age of the mobile device applications better known as apps. Diet and nutrition is one of the popular category in the world of apps.
However, selecting a diet and nutrition app most suited to you is a difficult task.
Here are some useful information to find reliable diet and nutrition apps.
Janet Hackert from the University of Missouri Extension provides some great ways to ensure you have a reliable diet and nutrition app. She suggests asking questions, which spell out SMART.
S = What is the source of the app?
M = Does it meet your needs?
A= What action will you take with the app?
R = What do reviews say about the app?
T = Do you have time to use the app?
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - the United States largest organization of food and nutrition professionals - rates the best and the worst diet and nutrition apps.
Some of the apps rated highest by the Academcy include My Fitness Pa, EaTipster, Gluten free daily, Calorie counter, Calorie tracker by Livestrong.com and Calorie counter: diet and activities. Some highly rated diabetes management apps were WaveSense diabetes manager, Glucose buddy, Blood sugar tracker, GluCoMo, Bant and Diabetes Companion.