I have heard a lot of good things about gluten-free diets over the years. But I was encouraged to look more into them after a certain professional tennis player started seeing amazing results with that approach. This diet may not be right for everyone but it can be a life changer for some of us. Here is what Wikipedia has to say about gluten free diets:
A gluten-free diet is a diet that excludes foods containing gluten. Gluten is a protein complex found in wheat, barley, rye and triticale. A gluten-free diet is the only medically accepted treatment for celiac disease,
If you happen to be on this type of diet or are interested in pursuing it, you don’t want to miss these gluten-free iPhone apps:
ipiit: will guide you to find the right type of food for you based on your preferences and needs. It has a decent barcode scanner too. You can compare products, and find healthy alternatives to foods you are allergic too.
Recipes and Nutrition: a recipe finder that lets you compare and choose from over a million recipes from hundreds of websites. It supports vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, low carb, and low fat diets.
Shopwell Food Scanner: another useful tool that shows you which foods match your diet needs. You can scan foods when shopping to find which ones you should avoid.
HealthyOut: displays healthy restaurants and foods that fit your personal preferences. It works fine for folks following gluten free, vegan, and vegetarian diets. This is a free application.
Garden Plate: this app has recipes for vegans, gluten intolerant people, and vegetarians, covering salads, raw foods, and desserts.
Sift Food Labels: a food scanner that lets you find out what’s in your food when you scan its barcode. The database has over 400,000 foods. Vegan, gluten-free, paleo, and other lifestyles are supported.
Find Me Gluten Free: this gluten free app provides you with local business ratings, gluten-free menus, directions, and more.
Is That Gluten Free?: this gluten-free diet app covers over 23k products from 510+ brands. You can search through products by brand, category, or product name. It is a bit pricey but quite helpful.
Oh She Glows: has 95+ plant-based recipes to bring some variety to your meal plan. 75+ gluten-free recipes are available. You can filter them by dish type, allergy info, and other criteria.
BerryCart: helps you discover deals and discounts on healthy foods, including vegetarian and gluten-free items.
Your turn: what are your favorite gluten-free diet apps? Please share the ones you are impressed with the most.