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Living a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, it can be as easy as downloading an app to your tablet or smartphone. Many apps on the market are helping people be healthier through the use of calorie counters. Want to feel better and meet your fitness goals? Try these 3 free calorie counting apps for your tablet or smartphone.




One of the most popular calorie counting apps on the market today, MyFitnessPal helps  users meet their fitness goals. Set a calorie limit for daily food intake, then enter the food you eat throughout the day. With more than 5 million foods in their database it is easy to find the exact food you are consuming. Scan the barcode, or use the search bar and enter in 3 meals and snacks. Track exercise and integrate food tracking with other apps like Fitbit and MapMyRun. MyFitnessPal is free and available for iOS, Android and Windows.



Lose It


Lose It incorporates both calorie tracking and large support network to give users the best chance to meet weight loss goals. More than just a calorie counter, goals can be set for exercise, blood pressure, sleep and measurements for better overall health and wellness. Use Lose It to see budgeted daily calories, meal logs and activity. Challenge friends to lose weight or meet goals in the app and see how you rank or get support from total strangers. Need meal ideas, see what other Lose It members are cooking or share your own recipe. Lose It is free and available for iOS, Android, Kindle and Nook. 





SparkPeople offers more than just calorie counting. Yes, you can track daily food intake and exercise in the app but that isn’t all. Gain access to hundreds of different exercises demoed by professional trainers and learn to exercise the right way. Read articles about health and fitness from SparkPeople’s own fitness experts. Seamlessly integrated across all devices SparkPeople makes fitness a game through the use of SparkPoints. Anytime an activity is logged earn points to spin the SparkWheel for in app rewards and trophies. The app is free and available for iOS and Android.



We know losing weight and getting fit can be tough. Let your tablet be your partner in your journey to a healthy life, use these calorie counting apps and positive results will follow.