Calorie Counting Apps

My Food Diary TOP PICK

Comprehensive and easy to use. Available as desktop, iPhone, and Android. Offers 7-day free trial, then 29 cents per day.

See My Food Diary

Perfect Diet Tracker TOP PICK

A great piece of software (Mac and Windows) that covers all aspects of diet tracking. Has the highest ratings of anything in the App Store.

Perfect Diet Tracker

Perfect Diet Tracker for Windows

Other Apps


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There is a bewildering amount of software out there, and we don't have time to review it all - but one good indicator is the level of support coming from each company - see our experiences below: Sadly many didn't even respond to our email....

Food & Exercise Diary for Windows
Excellent support plus access to support forum. Both diet and exercise are tracked.

Living Cookbook (Windows)
One of the most powerful diet packages around. Superb recipe database (comes free with 1,000 recipes). Ingredient database, import/export, web integration, spell-checker. Has an on-line portion where you can access a recipe database. Cooking reference section. Photo management. Fitness tracking. Expensive (~$65).

Calorie King Diet Diary (Windows, Mac OS X).
Calorie King have a selection of tools for Windows, Mac. We did download this one, and the Diet Diary software is fairly basic compared with some of the others. It's only redeeming feature is the massive food database that Calorie King maintain (which can be accessed free online anyway).

Fitness Software

Fitness software is for tracking workouts, although many of the packages also have a diet tracking feature.

Athletes Database and WeightMania Fitness Software
Track workouts, nutrition, measurements, diabetes and weight loss (for Windows and Mac)

Fitness Assistant
Includes calorie counter, carb counter, diet and fitness components.

Crosstrainer - Personal Fitness Management Software
Service: Excellent, professional, and friendly response to emails.


Distance Meter
Keeps track of your distance and pace while walking, jogging, or biking. This iPhone app is free.

This popular app allows you to track just about everything related to diet and fitness.


Fitness Express Workouts
Lets users track their progress by logging their sweat sessions in one centralized exercise log. There, they can quickly and easily store workout dates, times, and the number of reps and sets performed. $1.99

Distance Meter Pro
Keeps track of your distance, pace, calories burned while walking, running, or biking. This iPhone or iPod app is available for $2.99

Calculates your optimal training heart rate. This iPhone app costs $.99 .

Workout Music Timer
A more conventional stopwatch but with three different intensity music playlists.



iWeight Deluxe
This iPhone app helps you keep track of your weight and calories used. iWeight costs $.99.

Dieting Secrets and Nutrition Tips
A collection of the best dieting secrets and tips from around the world. This iPhone app costs $.99.

7 Day Detox
This iPhone app contains all the aspects of the popular detox plan. It costs $.99.

Allows you to calculate and keep track of your BMI. This iPhone/iPod app is available for $.99.

iPhone or iPod Nutrition


A healthy recipe generator for the iPhone is available for free.

Whole Foods Market Recipes
Healthy recipes that include all healthy organic ingredients. This iPhone app is available for free.


Go green is a great application for helping dieters to eat fresh and include locally grown vegetables in their diets. This iphone application is available for $2.99.

Gyndex- The Nutrition Guru
For those following a GI based diet, this iPhone app is a must have. Huge database of the GI index of many foods. This iPhone app costs $1.99.

Mint Nutrition
An app for getting the most nutritious meals when dinning out. This iPhone app costs $1.99.

Nutrition Diary
Whether you want to loose weight or gain weight, this iPhone app offers a huge database of the nutrition of foods. This app costs $2.99.

Is That Gluten Free?
Perfect for those on a gluten free diet as it contains a database of around 4000 food items. This iPhone/iPod app costs $5.99.

Living Healthy
Provides motivation and a plan for changing unhealthy aspects of your life. This iPhone app costs $.99 .

android apps diet fitness

This popular app allows you to track just about everything related to diet and fitness.

Diet 2 GO
Free iPhone weight-loss app that combines a large selection of diet plans, adjustable meal reminders, and all around guidance throughout the entire weight-loss process.

Diet Organizer
Calorie counter for non iPhone mobiles.

Get Jar
Many dieting apps to choose from.

Official Android Health and Fitness Apps

Android Fitness Applications

Endomondo Sports Tracker Pro
Endomondo makes fitness more fun by acting as your personal trainer and social fitness partner - ideal for running, cycling, walking etc.

Instant Heart Rate
Instant Heart Rate is the most accurate Heart Rate Monitor app for any smartphone and it does not need any external hardware.

Largest exercise and routine database on the web and application. Easiest way to track your workouts, create routines, body statistics and lifting progress.

Last Updated 09 Feb 2016