App Reviews

Thousands of diet and nutrition apps are available for phones and tablets. Turn to the food and nutrition experts — registered dietitians nutritionists — for science-based reviews of the most popular apps to help you safely manage your health, so you don't make your selection based on the same criteria used to rate Angry Birds.

Understand which apps are helpful and based on fact, not fad. With ratings based on a scale of 1 to 5 stars, three Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spokespeople have reviewed top-rated, free iPhone apps for those looking to lose weight, manage their diabetes or eat gluten-free:

  • Marisa Moore, MBA, RD, LD, reviews the top-rated free iPhone apps for managing diabetes.
  • Jessica Crandall, RD, CDE, reviews the top-rated free iPhone apps for gluten-free eating.
  • Sarah Krieger, MPH, RD, LDN, reviews the top-rated free iPhone apps for weight management.

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  • Daily Burn

    An RDN reviews Daily Burn, an app to keep track of calories consumed and track workouts to see how much energy is burned. Read More

  • eaTipster

    Created by the Dietitians of Canada, eaTipster delivers daily healthy eating tips to your mobile devices. The app addresses common food and nutrition questions and concerns and provides tips to increase healthy eating, support a healthy weight and fight chronic disease. Read More

  • Diet Assistant

    Diet Assistant provides diet plans for those who want to gain, lose or maintain their weight. The app ties it all together with a weight tracker and supportive tools to execute a diet. Read More

  • Blood Sugar Tracker

    An RDN reviews Blood Sugar Tracker, an app that allows users to log blood sugar levels, set target blood glucose ranges, and view history and simple graphs to quickly identify numbers that are out of range. Read More

  • Carb Master Free

    An RDN reviews Carb Master Free, an app for tracking carbohydrate intake, as well as total calories, fat, sugar, protein and fiber for the day. This app targets people with diabetes or those on a low-carb diet. Read More

  • GluCoMo

    An RDN reviews GluCoMo, an app that allows users to track blood sugar levels, insulin intake and other health components such as blood pressure and weight, activity and pulse. Read More

  • Gluten Free Daily

    An RDN reviews Gluten Free Daily, an app built to provide education and resources about following a gluten-free diet. Read More

  • Glucose Buddy

    An RDN reviews Glucose Buddy, an app where users can enter blood glucose numbers, carbohydrate intake, insulin dosage and activities and link online for complete functionality. Read More

  • WaveSense Diabetes Manager

    An RDN reviews WaveSense Diabetes Manager, an app that helps you track your blood glucose results, carb intake and insulin doses. Read More

  • Calorie Counter

    An RDN reviews Calorie Counter, an app that tracks food, exercise, weight and all the nutrients listed on a Nutrition Facts label. Read More