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Calorie Counter by FatSecret

by FatSecret
Platform: Android Rated: Guidance Suggested
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (227 customer reviews)

Price: FREE
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 2.4
  • Significant user interface enhancements targeted to the Kindle Fire device

Product Details

  • ASIN: B006QMY1U6
  • Release Date: December 27, 2011
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (227 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,933 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Find nutritional information
  • Keep track of your meals and calorie intake
  • Pick your favorite food and recipes

Product Description

Optimized for the Kindle Fire!

Calorie Counter is the essential app to simply find nutritional info for the food you eat and easily keep track of your meals, exercise and weight.

Calorie Counter is simple to use and has all the cool tools to help you succeed:
- A food diary to plan and keep track of what you're eating.
- An exercise diary to record all the calories you burn.
- A quick pick to find calorie and nutrition info for your favorite foods, brands and restaurants.
- A diet calendar to see your calories consumed and burned.
- A weight tracker.
- A journal to record your progress.
- Recipes and meal ideas

You can also sync your account online to access your info anywhere, any time.

We hope you'll love Calorie Counter. We are constantly working to improve the app so there's plenty more goodies to come ;)

Technical Details

  • Size: 4.2MB
  • Version: 2.4
  • Developed By: FatSecret
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Read only access to device state
    • Open network sockets
    • Write to external storage
    • Access information about networks
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 1.6
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 1 minute

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
74 of 81 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good, but with drawbacks February 1, 2012
Verified Purchase
New Year - weight loss. ugh. (yeah, I am getting started a little late - don't judge!) I downloaded four free apps to find the best one to help me manage my plan: Calorie Counter (this one), Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal, Diet & Food Tracker by SparkPeople, and Lose It! by FitNow. You'll probably see similar reviews to this one on each of those products.

Wow this app is good - especially to be free. Some of the better features are recipe suggestions in line with my desired weight loss plan and LOTS of pre-programmed foods from restaurants & grocery stores. However, I found a better app for me (also free) which is the Lose It! app.

Lose It! allows you to add in foods that aren't just those pre-programmed from restaurants & groceries, which is not an option with this Calorie Counter. Let's face it, every food in the world will never be in one database, so having the ability to add stuff is more realistic than expecting to only eat what Calorie Counter can account for. Being able to create your own foods & recipes allows you to expand the food database outside of the created app and really make it work for you. This alone makes Lose It! the better app for real diet tracking.

I also downloaded a companion app that is a restaurant calorie counter, so I can accurately add in those foods I eat. I really think I would have had to do this with any of the apps to really get accurate info, but again, I could not have entered the foods in this Calorie Counter database had they not already been there.

Also, this Calorie Counter requires you to be connected to the internet to use, but the Lose IT! app does not. This is worth it, too, because you aren't always around a wireless signal when you want to log your food/exercise.... and if you are anything like me will forget unless you can do it while you are thinking about it.

Lose It! also lets you create new exercises - I have not utilized this feature.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for eating better January 26, 2012
Tracking daily calorie intake is easy, and breaking down the carbs/proteins/fats is done automatically. Using this app makes the hardest part off getting in shape easy. And the app also tracks your weight, and much more. This is my daily tool to stay on track to finally get in shape and stay there.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars awesome product January 10, 2012
Verified Purchase
I used the calories counter for 4 months and along with walking 5 to 7 times a week I successfully lost 23 pounds. I think this is just as good as the weight watcher programs that we have to pay for. I have downloaded it on my Android phone and my Kindle Fire.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Calorie Counter by FatSecret January 14, 2013
By Anne G
Verified Purchase
At first I was excited to use this app, but over the next few days there were several instances where the app had an "unexpected error" and could not be accessed. Having to wait several hours or a day to enter food choices is ineffective. I deleted it and chose something else.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars scan not working, emailed and NO help! March 14, 2013
Verified Purchase
I likes this app, but the scan wouldn't download correctly on my galaxy s phone when it should have. I emailed asking the company for help, and all I got was a email saying it was MY problem not theirs!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Arrggg...!!!! April 2, 2012
Verified Purchase
I got this app because of all the great reviews and as soon as I installed it I started to fill in my info. Long story short, I wanted to add my workout for yesterday plus my calorie intake for that day. Apparently I cannot enter my weight for yesterday becaused I had already enter my weight for today (first thing I did). Ok, not so bad, until I try to enter my workout for yesterday and it doesn't let me. I get this message: "In order to estimate the energy burned for your activities and exercise you must enter your weight." That's exactly what I've been trying to do for the past three hour but you don't let me!!!!! Arrggg!!! So frustrating. I'm not dealing with this app anymore. It gets deleted. I'm sticking to "Lose it."
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars battery eater March 1, 2012
I love it, I need my battery on my phone. if you leave it on. Your battery is gone.
Had to remove it.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Too much information. December 30, 2012
Verified Purchase
I don't like the fact that you have to divulge so much information just to get the app to work, so I already deleted it before actually trying the app.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
I'm very satisfied with this diet tool.
Published 4 days ago by Nate M.
3.0 out of 5 stars Having trouble with app can not change weight?? ...
Having trouble with app can not change weight??? I removed and reloaded no change??? Except for the lose of all my food entries!!
Published 6 days ago by Joyce
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Like it, but I count steps and would like a way to enter themfor exercise.
Published 8 days ago by Kindle Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Easy to use and can have it with you on your phone plus synced with kindle.
Published 9 days ago by Lynda Markwood
1.0 out of 5 stars Crash alert
Crashed my phone every time I tried to use the bar scanner, to the point where I had to remove the battery to reboot. I uninstalled immediately
Published 9 days ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars best diet stradgy I have ever used
Great app! it is easy to use and gives you everything you need to track calories and exercise. At a glance you can see what you have eaten and how many calories are left for the... Read more
Published 20 days ago by tori
4.0 out of 5 stars Used to be perfect
I love this app. It's been a critical part of my journey through weight loss and to better health. I like that I can save my dishes and not have to input individual ingredients... Read more
Published 28 days ago by SumReader
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Works great!
Published 29 days ago by Richard Holcomb
5.0 out of 5 stars Very easy to use
Very easy to use. Diaries and graph to keep track of diet and weight. Excellent calorie information. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Adrienne Parlett
5.0 out of 5 stars THE BEST APP FOR FOOD NUTRITION EVER!!! ENTER THIS NOW!!!!!!
This app offers the most comprehensive information about almost every food ever! I used to look up the information on my computer from FatSecret all the time. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Crystal
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