Food and nutrition tracking apps for Quantified Self

Most food tracking apps have the ability to retrieve nutritional info via text search, barcode scan or recent favorites. Barcode search never works offline but typing search and 'favorites' do in some apps. Most apps export even if user must work through 3rd party apps or the API. Only a handful of apps have time stamping.


  • DIY FOSS

    Necessary features are not yet available but YOU could add them. OFF is best database!

  • Waistline

    Free Android Android Tablet F-Droid Website

    Waistline is a calorie counter and weight tracker that allows you to keep a diary of the food you eat and track variations in your weight.

    All data is kept on your device, it's never shared with a server or uploaded to the "cloud" but it can be exported or imported easily when needed.

    The app includes a barcode scanner that connects to the Open Food Facts database to pull in product information.

    Best of all this app respects your freedom, data, and privacy. It is entirely free/libre and open source. The source code is available on GitHub

     

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  • Open Food Facts

    Free Web Android iPhone Windows Phone iPad ... F-Droid Website

    Open Food Facts gathers information and data on food products from around the world.

     

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  • Yes

    Timestamps! And exporting the data one way or another. The last two do not work offline at all. Cron and MFP require yearly subscription.

  • MyFitnessPal

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Kindle Fire Website

    Lose weight with MyFitnessPal, the fastest and easiest-to-use calorie counter.With the largest food database of any calorie counter, and amazingly fast food and exercise entry, we’ll help you take those extra pounds off!

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  • Glucose Buddy

    Free Android iPhone Website

    Award-Winning Diabetes Tools Manage your diabetes in one place.
    Track blood sugar, insulin, medication, food, and more.
    Get a summary for each day as well as your long term trends.
    Access your data from your desktop, mobile app, or tablet.

     

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  • Cron-O-Meter

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Cron-O-Meter is a popular online diary for tracking your diet, exercise, and other health related information. The mobile app is a companion to the web site for easy logging on the go.

     

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  • No

    No timestamps. Higher up apps work somewhat offline.

  • MyNetDiary

    Freemium iPhone Website

    MyNetDiary is your personal weight loss, diet, and nutrition assistant. It is the most sophisticated and friendly food diary, calorie counter, and exercise tracker. Download the app, track your diet, and be healthy for life!.

     

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  • Lose it!

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Apple Watch Website

    Succeed at weight loss with Lose It! Set goals and establish a daily calorie budget that enables you to meet them. Stay on track each day by recording your food and exercise and staying within your budget.

    Enter food and exercise easily using a searchable database. Quickly re-enter foods and meals you've had in the past. Lose It! together with friends for additional support and motivation. Setup motivators to help keep you on track. Use detailed online reports to track your progress.

    Advertisements: Although the Lose It website says that the iPhone application does not display advertisements [0], it does display advertisements unless you subscribe to Lose It Premium for $39.99 / year [1].

    [0] http://loseit.com/product/iphone
    [1] https://loseit.com/premium/

     

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  • MyPlate

    Commercial Web Android iPhone iPad Website

    MyPlate is a free calorie tracker complete with the STRONGER fitness program to help you reach your weight loss goals.

     

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  • LifeSum

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Website

    Set a weight goal and we'll tell you how to reach it! Track what you eat and your exercises on the web or using your smartphone.

     

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  • Nutritionix Track

    Free Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Online calorie tracking website and world's largest curated nutrition database, includes web site and mobile applications.

     

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  • YAZIO

    Freemium Android iPhone Blackberry iPad Apple Watch Website

    Food diary and calorie counter app that helps to keep track of what you're eating and can be synchronized with other apps and devices to track activities. .

     

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