Best Keto Macro Apps by Hollywood Wil
Ok by now we have all heard of the Ketogenic diet (aka keto) but for those who have been living under a rock let me give you a quick definition. The ketogenic diet (keto) is a high-fat, moderate protein, low-carb diet that has been used in the medical industry to control certain ailments. However it has adapted to an everyday lifestyle by millions.
It’s been almost 2 years
I for one have been leading this lifestyle on and off for almost 2 years. As of recently I decided to stay on keto on a more permanent basis. The aim is to eat more good fats and fewer carbs to move your body into a state known as ketosis. Ketosis is when your body is burning fat instead of glucose.
The challenge in following a keto diet is knowing what to eat, how much of it, and if it will kick you out of ketosis or not. Let’s face it whether you are a keto pro or a beginner we all could use some help. That is where today’s technology comes into play. The right technology can make all the difference in the world for you when following a lifestyle / diet.
How I determined my top 5
I’ve compiled a list of the best apps for those following a keto diet. My top 5 list is based off of me testing out the apps. I also based my decisions on app content, overall reliability, and high user ratings. I also want to mention that I am in no way affiliated with the apps mentioned in this blog post. I do not receive a commission from the app creators nor am I responsible for the apps in any way.
With that being said here is my top 5 Keto apps and why…
#5 Calorie Carb & Fat Counter App
First I want to say I find it weird that their logo is an apple which is not keto friendly at all. But hey I never claim to be a branding expert, so moving on. Overall user rating (both Iphone & Android) is a 4.6 which is well above average. This app generates personalized nutrition plans based on your responses to questions about your lifestyle and goals. You are able to track macros, add your own foods, save meals, and use the validated food database to stay on track. This app has a free version as well as in-app purchases.
#4 My Macros+
Overall user rating is 4.5 (iphone & android users) This app was created by a fitness professional, My Macros+ is a complete diet tracking app that makes logging your macros pretty easy. Some of their features include an extremely large food database, a barcode scanner, nutrition label scanner, and many customizable options. You can set nutrition goals by gram or percentage and track as many nutrition goals as you want. This app does not have a free option, however it is only $2.99 for lifetime use.
#3 Carb Manager Keto App
Overall user rating is 4.75 (iphone & android users) The Carb Manager is a standard straightforward app that counts net and total carbs. It also will keep a daily log of nutrition and fitness. But wait there is more, it also uses the calculator to set your net macros and weight loss goals, and get detailed nutrition information about your logged data when you need it. Use the app to visualize your macros every day to stay on track. This app has a free option with in-app purchases also available.
It was a close one as 8fit almost made my #1. Overall user rating is 4.65 (iphone & android users) Keep fitness and nutrition experts in your back pocket with 8fit. This app can be customized to suit your dietary preferences. It also features personalized meal plans with recipe alternatives, nutrition tips and guides, shopping lists, and more. Questions can be asked with a pretty reasonable response time from someone. This app has a free option with in-app purchases available as well.
#1 Fit Men Cook
Overall user rating is a high 4.9 out of 5.0 (iphone & android users) Keeping meal prep easy and tasty with Fit Men Cook. I love how this app features video recipes that show you exactly how to prepare delicious, healthy meals. All recipes list calories, proteins, carbs, and fat so you can stick to your nutritional goals. It can’t get any easier than that am I right? If you are a visual person like me then this is perfect for you. Now this app does not have a free option. However the good news is it is only a one time purchase of $3.99.
Thank you for checking out my blog and if you want to know more about the Keto lifestyle or want some guidance then you can check this video out.