Calories are the toughest things when it comes to shed them off. If you are a health freak or want to lose weight, do check out these apps. If you are an iPhone user, it just can’t get better than this. Simply download these apps to keep a check on what you eat and what you should avoid.

While most of the apps are free, some will need an in-app purchase for all features. Lose weight and have fun at same time.

Best Calorie Counter iPhone and iPad Apps

Calorie Counter Apps for iPhone

#1. Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal

Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker iPhone and iPad App IconCalorie Counter and Diet Tracker is a wish fulfilling app. You can keep a check on your exercise and diet. The app has more than three hundred thousand food items and their calories stored. You can keep check on calories by comparing the nutrients of your food. The app can scan the barcode of the food you have brought so you know the calories. You can even add your own recipes and calculate the calories of it. The app has more than 350 exercises. You can track and add your exercises and share it with others. The app gives customized diet and exercise depending on age and gender. You can even enter your own diet plans and much more through this app.

Price: Free
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#2. DailyBurn

DailyBurn iPhone and iPad App IconDailyBurn is a workout trainer app for you. The app has in-built videos of all kinds of exercises: yoga, aerobics, training etc. You can access to this anywhere. The video in apps will keep you engaged and healthy. There is a wide variety to choose from. You can connect Bluetooth to monitor your heartbeat as you workout. Burning calories as you work out, this app is best for keeping track of the calories you lose visa vis the calories that need to be lost. The basic download gives you limited videos. Pay $9.99 for unlimited monthly videos and $89.99 for an year.

Price: Free
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#3. Lose it

Lose It iPhone and iPad App IconLose it app helps in planning your daily diet. You need to enter your details and the app will plan a schedule for you. The app keeps you motivated by coming with challenges with fellow users. You can even create your own challenges and stay ahead. The app allows you to keep track of what you eat and check its nutrition value. You can maintain a diary in this app that will help you in remembering your goals and steps to achieve it. All this can be availed for $ 39.99 by upgrading to the premium version. The basic download will give you limited facilities that will help you understand its functioning.

Price: Free
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#4. Meal Snap

Meal Snap iPhone and iPad App IconMeal Snap is an app that allows you to track what you eat. You simply need to click a picture of your food and it will calculate the calories in it. The app will break down the nutrients and their percentage, helping you in keeping track. Categorize your foods into lunch, dinner and breakfast to know the real value.

Price: $2.99
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#5. BodyMedia FIT

BodyMedia FIT iPhone and iPad App IconBodyMedia Fit requires a subscription through their website The app has to be tied on armband when it is working. The app will keep track of the calories burned and the calories required to be burnt. You can keep a check on your calories progress through the dashboard in the app. The progress bar will keep you motivated by showing how far or near you are to your goal. You can even use your workout features to create personalized workout for yourself.

Price: Free
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