Are you hooked to app-based diets? How far are these sustainable


Karan Khanna, an artist by profession feels that staying fit amidst the growing challenges of urban life seems like a daunting task. But of late the invention of app-based fitness guides have literally changed the fitness game and has made it very-interesting to lose weight without spending a bomb.

Much like Karan, Sonali a Corporate Professional finds it too convenient to keep a track of the calories consumed throughout the day. “Keeping a track of the food we eat is one of the most difficult parts of losing weight and my favourite fitness app helps me in keeping a track of what I eat and how much I should eat to maintain my ideal weight.”

Millennials have their own interesting ways of managing things and when it comes to losing weight, they do it with utmost smartness and perfection, and fitness-apps are a perfect example to cite!

Of late, fitness apps have changed the entire weight-loss game by making it super simple and convenient to keep a track about their desired fitness goals and how to manage calorie intake based on the guidelines suggested, it might sound strange but these fitness apps have made it very simple to manage weight in a healthy way.

Good or bad ?

Staying in shape is a universal desire, but there’s another fact that can not be ruled out while chalking out a diet plan is that “what works for one, might not work for the other person”. However, most apps claim to analyse the BMI and eating patterns based on the information provided, but it’s accuracy might be a concern. In fact, it isn’t a great idea to totally bank on the app rather keep a track on your health patterns and eating habits personally is something that will keep you fit for ages.. In fact, these days the technology driven fitness apps literally match up to the level of personalized dietitian suggested diet plans, which are chalked out by analysing height, weight, ailments and complete health profile. So, the decision of good or bad entirely depends on the results based on individual preference.

Is it sustainable?

In a nutshell, it can be concluded that the fitness-apps suggested diet are often effective and help in reducing weight. Apart from that it also forms a healthy habit of mindful eating. The formation of healthy habit is good only till the time someone is willing to stay on the fitness track and do not unsubscribe to the services.

How to choose the right app

It is the most important thing if you want your app to give you desired results. But how do you choose the right app when the market is flooded with thousands of them? The best way is through asking friends and relatives. reading their online reviews and also going for a one-month free trial that most of them offer. It would give you a fair idea of what you are buying.

The best way to make them work

The best way to make any diet work is to follow it diligently. You need to follow all instructions, not cheat and be honest to your regimen to make it work. According to Sadhna Sharma who works as a dietitian for a popular app, ” Why most people fail is because they stop following a diet or have many cheat meals that they do not report. No diet would obviously work like that.”

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