Weight Management Apps

Registered dietitians review the top-rated free iPhone and Android apps for weight management.

Calorie Counter

Tracks food, exercise, weight and all the nutrients listed on a Nutrition Facts label. Includes daily inspirational articles, healthy recipes and an easy-to-understand help section. RD Rating: 4 stars

Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitness Pal

Tracks a combination of fitness goals and nutrition analysis features to help you lose weight. RD Rating: 4.5 stars

Calorie Counter by MyNetDiary

Allows user to personalize a calorie limit for weight loss, gain or maintenance. RD Rating: 3 stars

Calorie Counter: Diets & Activities

Features a classic food diary that tracks calories, water, fitness and the time each food item is consumed and an option to create your own diet and physical activity plan and an Integrated Body Tracker. RD Rating: 4 stars

Calorie Tracker by Livestrong.com

Food and fitness diary designed to help you achieve your diet and nutrition goals, whether you want to lose, maintain or gain weight. RD Rating: 4 stars

Daily Burn

Keep track of calories consumed and track workouts to see how much energy is burned. RD rating: 2 stars

Diet Assistant

Diet Assistant provides diet plans for those who want to gain, lose or maintain their weight. RD rating: 2 stars


Created by the Dietitians of Canada, eaTipster delivers daily healthy eating tips to your mobile devices. RD rating: 5 stars

Lose it!

Keeps track of foods you eat with this detailed food database; primarily for people wanting to lose weight. RD Rating: 3 stars

My Diet Coach

Touted as a tool to “win the mental game of dieting,” My Diet Coach is designed to keep dieters motivated and committed to meeting their weight loss goals. RD Rating: 3 stars

Sparkpeople Food and Fitness Tracker

Fitness and food tracker for people looking to lose a half-pound to 2 pounds per week or to maintain weight. RD Rating: 4 stars


Thryve is marketed as a mobile food coach. Originally designed as a way to identify food intolerances, Thryve captures what and how much you eat and your mood after a meal. RD Rating: 2 stars

Weight Watchers Mobile

Follows the Weight Watchers plan step by step, using interactive tools, finding local meetings and creating shopping lists. RD Rating: 2 stars

Source: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics