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MyFitnessPal
  1. Daniel Evans
  1. Correspondence to Daniel Evans, Cardiff Medical School, Cardiff University, University Hospital Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW, UK; devans29{at}hotmail.co.uk

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Mobile AppMyFitnessPal

CategoryHealth and fitness.

Platform iOS 7.0 or later/Android 1.5 or later/Blackberry 4.2 or later/Windows 7.5 Size—79.7 MB.

Cost

Free for the main version.

Upgrade to Premium (Ad free) for £7.99.

About the App

MyFitnessPal is an app that allows users to track the nutritional values of their diets, by either scanning in the barcode or searching an extensive database for their chosen food and/or drink (figure 1). It provides a view of total daily intake in the form of calorific, nutrient or macronutrient values as easy-to-interpret graphs and pie charts, with warnings when preset calorie or nutrient limits are being approached. With smartphone access steeply rising, apps …

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