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September 26, 2012

Smart Eating Apps for the Frequent Business Traveler

by AvenueWest Managed Corporate Housing

These days healthier options are all around us as well as other dietary needs being offered at national and local restaurants. The following smart phone apps will allow you to filter out the bad eating choices from the good especially while traveling.

  • GateGuru

    GateGuru – iPhone Screen Shot

    This helpful app can be downloaded onto your iPhone or Android phones. This app will not only steer you in the right direction for healthier meal choices, but will also be a great resource in locating shopping and service options within a particular airport so you will never be lost again.

  • MyFitnessPal

    myfitnesspal – food diary

    – is a free online tool as well as a smart phone app that will allow you to track all of your food, drinks, and exercise done and consumed in a day. It also allows you to share your food and exercise diary with friends and family as a greater support. There are tons of fast food and restaurant food items already in the database and you can also scan bar codes to look up the dietary information.

  • Healthydiningfinder.com

    Healthydiningfinder – Pizza CAN be healthy!

    is a website created and designed by registered dietitians. You can enter in a zip code and a list of all healthier options will pull up. They offer helpful dining tips for all types of individuals. This is a great resource for those of us who are looking to lose weight, keep it off, eat healthy, etc. There is also a healthy kids menu!

  • Findmeglutenfree.com

    Find Me Gluten Free – iPhone Screen Shot

    can also be downloaded onto your iPhone or Android phones. This app/site allows users to find nearby restaurants that offer gluten free foods. This site/app has been approved by The Gluten Free Consumer and the American Celiac Disease Alliance (ACDA).

  • Kosherrestaurantsgps.com

    Kosherrestaurantsgps iPhone screenshot

    offers free android and iPhone app downloads. This app is updated daily with everything kosher in your specific area. This app features 1,000s of kosher restaurants and also shows deals and discounts being offered. You can search by restaurant name, address, or zip code.

  • Fooducate.com

    fooducate – iPhone and Android Apps help everyone make healthier choices

    can be downloaded onto your iPhone or Android phones. This amazing app allows you to scan the bar codes on food items and then it will give you a grade so you can determine the better food choice. You might think a certain product is healthy but in reality, it might not be. This app will allow you to find the best foods to live a healthier, less processed life style.

Since healthy eating is on the rise there are tons of resources out on the market today – and most of them are free – to help us make the healthier choices. Above are just a few of the many helpful apps out there. Bon appetite! 🙂

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