So you’ve made the decision to reboot your diet: Eat healthier, cook more, and — once you download all the necessary apps — live your best food life. But choosing which app is worth your phone’s precious memory is harder than it looks. With new options appearing daily and each one claiming to solve every conceivable dietary challenge, the process can be daunting.
“We don’t know of any healthy eating apps that have undergone rigorous evaluation and been demonstrated to have evidence of health benefit,” says David Goldberg, vice president for communications at Healthy Food America, a nonprofit dedicated to using science to build a healthier food environment. While his group doesn’t recommend anyone rely on apps alone, he says, “We have seen a couple of tools that have useful features.” Read more...More about Health, Apps, Eating, Cooking, and Tech