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The Apps


By Carleton Rivers, MS, RD, LD

smartphoneDiet and Activity Tracker App

MyFitnessPal

  • Smartphone app and website (www.myfitnesspal.com)
  • Estimates calorie needs
  • Food diary (large database to search)
    • You can import recipes from the internet
    • Scan barcodes of food and drink
  • Track physical activity
    • Sync MyFitnessPal with fitness tools like FitBit
  • Detailed results of the nutrients you consume
  • Section for notes

Shopping Healthy Apps

Healthy Diet & Grocery Food Scanner by ShopWell

  • Smartphone app
  • Detailed profile
    • Add specific goals (ex. low sodium foods, foods without added sugar…)
    • Add any health conditions
  • Scan or search
    • Scan foods in the supermarket or at home
    • Gives a score and a color to the item depending on how it meets your goals (ex. high score with green color = good choice)
    • Learn which foods match your dietary needs
  • Helps you avoid certain ingredients
  • Shows you the ingredients that are found in scanned or searched products
  • Earn rewards for providing feedback on products and redeem with Amazon.com Gift Cards

Fooducate

  • Smartphone app and website (www.fooducate.com)
  • Detailed profile
    • Choose your desired weight loss rate
  • Upgrade to a monthly subscription and get these options:
    • Carb control and other popular diets
    • Health conditions
    • Dietary goals
    • Things to avoid
  • Scan a product barcode (app only) or search an item to see it’s health score (A, B, C, or D)
    • Learn about why a product is good or bad
    • Offers healthier alternatives
  • Track your food intake and exercise (app only)
  • Track the quality of calories, not just quantity
  • Add your own foods to track
  • Ask questions and get feedback from the community
  • Share your tips and success to motivate others

Budget-Friendly Apps

Publix

  • Smartphone app and website
  • Connect coupons to your email address and phone number
    • Digitally clip coupons that are stored on your account
      • When checking out, enter your phone number on the credit card key pad and coupons you have digitally clipped will be automatically used
      • There is also a print coupon option
    • Sign up for special clubs that offer additional discounts
    • View weekly ads

SavingStar

  • Smartphone app and website
  • Enter your store loyalty cards
    • When you clip coupons, they will go directly to your loyalty card
    • Print or email lists of coupons you cut
  • Upload pictures of receipt to get cash back

iBotta

  • Smartphone App
  • Coupons for all different things, not just groceries
  • Redeem coupons
  • Scan barcode on product and then take a picture of your receipt to get cash back
    • Redeem your cash back using these options:
    • Transfer cash (PayPal account)
    • Gift card

Checkout51

  • Smartphone app and website (www.checkout51.com)
  • Choose specific offers for cash back
  • Upload pictures of your grocery receipt and get cash back for offers that match items on your receipt
  • Once your cash back account reaches $20, you can cash out and receive your check in the mail

Snap by Groupon

  • Smartphone app and website (http://snap.groupon.com)
  • Similar to Checkout51
  • Allows you to build a shopping list with the offers
  • Once your cash back account reaches $20, you can cash out and receive your check in the mail

Favado

  • Smartphone app
  • Search your favorite grocery stores to find weekly ads all in one place
  • Notifies you if you can save even more money on an item by printing out a coupon
  • Creates a shopping list from your chosen deals
    • You are able to email your shopping list of deals to yourself

Flipp

  • Smartphone app
  • Choose your favorite stores and see all weekly ads on one app
    • Clip weekly ads to view
    • Use clippings to build shopping list (can only view clipped ads in app)
      • Notifies you when sales have expired

*Tips: use all apps and/or websites that give you cash back to get the biggest bang for your buck!


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