Food-tracking apps have ballooned in popularity.
One of the most popular features of nutrition-focused digital apps is the ability to record the food you eat and quickly view nutritional information. Dietary guidance and sharing of recipes can be just a few taps away. Physical activity and sleep also can be tracked to help with health and weight-loss goals.
Some things to know about food-tracking apps:
Food apps are convenient, affordable and increasingly easy to use.
“The top two strengths of these apps include accountability and awareness of eating habits,” says Caroline Susie, a Dallas registered dietitian.
Since behavioral change can be hard to implement and maintain, Susie says one useful tool to support dietary changes is having help to hold you accountable for your dietary choices.
Tracking your food also can bring a whole new level of awareness and mindfulness to how you eat.
“Using apps for