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The Pros and Cons of Foodvisor

6 days ago   |   By Food and Health

Now that we know that food tracking apps can have an impact on health and we've explored an overview of Foodvisor , one of the most popular apps, it's time to dig into the pros and cons of this particular tool.
Overall, I found the app fairly easy to navigate. Here are a few additional pros:
Scanning a barcode is the easiest and most accurate way to enter foods.
Foodvisor sends reminders in the app to log food choices for meals and gives helpful motivational feedback such as “We believe in you, you'll do better tomorrow.”
There are a variety of recipes.
The recipes provide nutrition...
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Food Tracking Apps: Foodvisor

6 days ago   |   By Food and Health

Foodvisor describes itself as a personal nutrition guide. In addition to tracking what you eat by taking a photo, scanning a barcode, or typing in the name of what you ate; the app also includes access to registered dietitians via chat, recipes, and motivational tips.
Foodvisor's Set Up Process:
Setting up the app goes beyond putting in height, weight, age, sex, and activity level. Foodvisor asks questions about:
How motivated are you to achieve your goal?
Do you have any food allergies or intolerances? (Examples include vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, gluten-free, lactose intolerant, nut...
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Can Food Tracking Apps Boost Health?

6 days ago   |   By Food and Health

There are a large number of apps that promise to make tracking your food choices quick and easy while providing feedback that can help people reach their health goals.
A review of diet-tracking apps published in 2019 noted that apps may help people lose weight, manage chronic health conditions, understand more about their food choices and eating patterns, set realistic goals, improve knowledge about food and nutrition, and develop self-efficacy.*
Pretty great news, huh?
But which app to choose? In general, food tracking app users look for:
Ease of use - Can I set up and use the app quickly...
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