Food & Vitamins

The Best Nutrition & Diet Apps for ADHD Brains

The diet apps that work for ADHD brains use game theory to promote weight loss, nutrition, drinking water, healthy recipes and more. Here are some favorites recommended by ADDitude readers in the summer of 2020.

Diet apps for ADHD brains

Nutrition and Diet Apps for ADHD Brains

These apps and web sites were recommended by ADDitude readers in an August 2020 survey on surviving the pandemic with an ADHD brain. Add your favorites in the Comments section below!

Calorie and Activity Trackers

  • Cronometer (free basic version): Track up to 82 micronutrients from 300,000+ foods
  • My Net Diary (free basic version): Choose your desired weight loss, target date, and source of calories
  • Yazio (free basic version): Connect with your fitness tracker with a clear calorie counter

Apps for Intermittent Fasting

  • Fastic (free basic version): 12 different fasting plans with water tracking
  • Zero (free basic version): Goals, timers, and expert advice for fasting in a healthy way

Nutrition Apps and Recipes

  • SuperCook (free basic version): A source of easy recipes based on what you have in the fridge
  • LifeSum (free basic version): Simple meal plans and nutritious recipes
  • Weight Watchers (paid): “There’s a lot of motivators with the program and it secretly teaches you good nutritional habits!”

Water Drinking Apps

  • Water Lama (free): Motivates you to drink enough water each day
  • Plant Nanny (free): Designed to make it fun for kids to keep drinking water

Apps for Building Healthy Habits

  • Noom (free trial version): Create a personalized weight-loss log that integrates overall wellness

Web Sites for Healthy Recipes

Web Sites for Healthy Challenges

Diet and Nutrition Products

  • Nutrisystem: “Ordering Nutrisystem has provided shelf-friendly food that can be delivered to my door and given me a regimented meals/snacks. This has helped me on many fronts.”
  • FitBit: Wearable activity tracker
  • Hello Fresh: Healthy meal kit service that delivers food and recipes to your door

More Great Apps for ADHD Brains

NOTE: Please note that all names, models, prices, links, and specifications were accurate and items were in stock at the time of this article’s last update on January 28, 2022.

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