Nutrition Apps Dietitians Recommend!

December 12, 2019

first_imgWhat features do you look for in a health app?How do you select and evaluate health apps:Blog by Robin Allen MSPH, RDN, LDNWhat a great webinar “Mobile Apps for RDNs in Patient Care: What Does the Evidence Say?”  I learned about the many different features that make apps useful for Dietitians to use in their daily practice.   If you missed this webinar you can still earn 1.0 CPEU by watching the recording and completing the evaluation located at the event page.  We discovered according to the polls that most Dietitians choose apps based on recommendations from other dietitians.  Below are apps suggested by our participants and other dietitians:Nutrition apps suggested by DietitiansFitbitMyfitness PalLose it!SparkPeopleSworkit: Personalized workout videos.Baritastic: Weight loss surgery app.Coach mobile: Top Beachbody coach tips.SupertrackerRecovery Record: eating disorder treatmentMap my walkMy SymptomsNike running app and iRunneriFitBG Star glucose monitoringPerformance triadMonash University FODMAPHealth Watch 360ALIVE-PD: online support for preventing diabetesCalorie Counter by Fat SecretSome helpful apps specific to diabetes are:Fooducate: healthy food and diet scanner with over 200,000 products in the databaseGlooko Logbook: quickly & accurately records blood glucose readings by syncing to your glucose meterDiabetic Audio Recipes Bite: healthy easy recipes; app reads direction to you so you can keep your hands free for cookingDiabetic Connect: biggest diabetes network on the web; support from your peersGlucose Buddy-Diabetes Helper: reminder to monitor blood glucose, tracts blood glucose levels, carb intake, medicine, A1C and moreDiabetes Buddy-Control Your Blood Sugar: reminder to monitor blood glucose, tracts blood glucose levels, carb intake, medicine, A1C and moreOn Track Diabetes: helps track blood glucose, food intake, medications, blood pressure, pulse, activity and weightGlucool Diabetes: helps customize your diabetes management planDiabetes Pilot: records blood glucose, medications, exercise, test results, weight and more; helps you make healthier food choices; calculate correct insulin dosage; charts blood glucose over timeWave Sense Diabetes ManagerBlood Glucose Star® Diabetes ManagerMy Net Diary: over 475,000 different foodsDlife Diabetes CompanionWorkout Trainer: features workouts led by personal trainers; does not require any equipmentWhat apps do you use in your health care practice?This was posted by Robin Allen, a member of the Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) Nutrition and Wellness team that aims to support the development of professionals working with military families.  Find out more about the MFLN Nutrition and Wellness concentration on our website, on Facebook, on Twitter, and LinkedIn.last_img

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