Tracking your progress on the keto diet has never been this easy! With many options to choose from, there are free and premium tracking apps offered from a variety of different companies who all have one goal in common: they want to help you succeed. Here are our top 5 macro tracking apps and we hope you find one that is the best fitting for you!
1. MyFitnessPal: The largest food database and easy to customize your macro based on your weight loss and fitness goals.
Note: MyFitnessApp doesn’t track net carbs.
Price: FREE, Premium: $9.99/month, $49.99/year (optional)
Brought to you by Under Armour, MyFitnessPal has been named the #1 Health and Fitness app for four years straight. Whether you’re looking to lose weight, start a new diet, get healthy, or tone up, this app is the perfect fit for you.
MyFitnessPal has the largest food database, with over 6 million global items and cuisines. The app offers an easy way to customize your macros based on your weight loss and fitness goals. Track your daily meals and personalize your food database by adding your recipes through your phone and on the go. Scan bar codes of foods, fast track your consumption at restaurants or at home, and find out the nutrition facts for anything and everything while simultaneously keeping track of your daily calories with MyFitnessApp’s calorie counter.
Do you have questions about dieting? Explore the blog post section to find answers on topics like healthy alternatives to pasta (cue the zoodles), common sleep mistakes, and how to use your leftovers. If you’re curious about a variation of workout routines like running, walking, swimming, yoga, cycling, MyFitnessPal makes it easy to choose over 350 workout guides that fit your pacing and exercise schedules. Plus, dive into MyFitnessPal’s recipe section with over 100+ delicious keto and non keto recipes to choose from.
MyFitnessPal is entirely free to download and use, it allows you to track your daily calorie goals, custom carbs, fats and protein goals and adding your calorie intake. The premium option allows for a personal nutrient dashboard, food analysis, file exporting (files of your progress, meal data, etc), ad-free, access to exclusive content, and many more. The app can easily link to other apps that support your healthier lifestyle, including Fitbit, Apple HealthKit, Garmin, and more. Join MyFitnessPal’s community of supportive experts, fellow dieters, and you can even add your friends to your app circle for extra motivation. Follow the app’s Reddit page here.
2. Carb Manager: has millions of foods and over 350,000 low-carb recipes. Easily track your body measurements, weight, and exercise.
Price: FREE with in-app purchasing. 1 year/$39.99 USD, 3 months/$16.49, 1 month/$8.49 (optional)
Carb Manager is a great fit for all ketogenic dieters with over 3 million active app members. Carb Manager dedicates their time to creating a movement, community, and consistent lifestyle for its users rather than being known as just a carb and macros tracker.
In just seconds, you can log your food through typing, photographs, and even voice logging. Carb Manager offers many resources on how to get healthy through recipes, meal planning, intermittent fasting tracker, and weekly challenges to help you lose weight together as a community.
Get healthy cooking inspirations with over 1,000 exclusive tasty, low carb recipes. Submit your recipes, personalize your meal plans, and shopping lists to fit your needs. Take advantage of their keto calculator by tracking your net carbs and macros. Don’t forget to use their water, sleep and exercise tracker, and smart meal planner.
The app is free with in-app purchasing available. Connect your Carb Manager app with Google Fit, Fitbit, and more. We love their advanced settings where you can track ketones, blood glucose level, insulin, intermittent fasting, GKI, glycemic load, and much more.
3. Keto.app: personalized macros based on goals for weight loss, maintenance or getting gains. Macros are easy to read and integrate with fitness apps like Apple Health and Fitbit.
Price: FREE with in-app purchasing.
Keto.app is available worldwide, with access to many countries, including the USA, Canada, India, Africa, Singapore, and far beyond. Keto.app claims to have one of the best-designed apps without the extra “clunkiness and bugs that come from other apps.”
The Keto.app allows you to keep track of your macros (including net carbs), meal plans, food consumption. Also, the app will enable you to view recommended foods to avoid, search massive databases of foods, beverages, pre-packaged products, and even meals at your favorite restaurants! You will never miss a single detail with Keto.app. You can input your daily weight and track changes, calorie intake, and keep track of what you’re eating during breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
Other features include natural linking to other apps like Fitbit and Apple Health, tracking progress daily, access to an extensive keto Q&A section, and dieting.
4. Total Keto Diet: has excellent beginner keto content from Tasteaholics recipes, shopping lists, keto news, and more.
Total Keto Diet was created by Tastaholics.com in 2015 and strives to make the keto diet more delicious, easy and accessible to everyone. This app is excellent for keto beginners because of its extensive ‘Beginner’s Keto Diet Guide." It comprises general information about the diet, ketosis, long-term benefits, and macro nutrients.
You'll have access to 100+ homemade keto recipes including Roasted Pork Belly with braised cabbage, almond milk ice cream, and peanut butter cheesecake--all low carb, of course! The app allows you to create your shopping list directly in the app making your shopping experience quick and painless. Keep track of your low carb diet with the app’s easy-to-use keto calculator and macro tracker.
The app is free and easy to use. Total Keto Diet app is open to feedback and suggestions on how to better the app for all its members, and are known for having excellent customer service! Note that Total Keto Diet is only available to iOS devices and users.
5. Senza: In addition to a macro calculator, this app has a 5-day keto starter guide, personalized food recommendations and you can search restaurant menus for keto options.
Note: Only available for iOS users.
Senza gives you access to a database of over 1 million food items. Not only will you be able to track your macros like other keto diet apps, but also your glucose levels, ketones, and even your mood and sleep daily.
The app offers a “keto radar,” which maps out the low carb and keto-friendly restaurants in your neighborhood or suggested zip code. One of the coolest features with Senza is the option to connect with live coaches to help you succeed in your diet.
Senza is dedicated to helping guide you through a step-by-step process through the transitions of keto with their 5-day plan and education about macros and electrolytes. Keep an active daily food journal by entering in your meals and adding in all the nutrition facts, too.
Need food suggestions? Senza’s got you covered! This app allows you to favorite the meals you are interested in and want to try! We can't wait to try the Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower and many more.
Connect with your friends and family on the app and link your other healthy lifestyle apps, including Fitbit and Apple Health, to improve consistency and to stay on top of your game! This app is free with in-app purchases with an organized layout.
Written by Kailey Tse-Harlow