My Diet Coach app

An app aimed at females who want to lose weight.

My Diet Coach app By InspiredApps (A.L)
My diet coach app logo Features
  • Calorie counting through food and exercise
  • Personalisation
  • Reminders
  • Minimal ads

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Clinical review

Two out of five stars

Read a clinical review of this app.

Cost Free (Premium version on subscription basis)

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What does the app do?

The app allows the user to set a goal weight and track your progress, using a visual weight tracker. It uses inspiring tips, quotes, reminders and rewards to keep you motivated. The reward system is that virtual fashion items can be earned by completing healthy habit challenges, which can be used to dress a virtual avatar. For a more detailed description of the app, go to iTunes(external link) and for a detailed review, see Reviews.

My Diet Coach app screenshots



✔  The motivational messages can be individually targeted by each user.

✔  It has useful reminder messages to carry out healthy habit such as 'prepare vegetables'.

✔  The app has some useful tips for overcoming healthy eating barriers such as how to snack of healthy foods.

✘  There are some controversial motivational messages relating to body image, such as ‘imagine getting rid of all the fat in your thighs. It will be worth it!’

✘  It does not have restrictions on weight loss targets or rapid weight loss.

✘  The food database on the apple version is very limited and lacks relevance to NZ population.

✘ Designed for Ipad use


(Breadnbeyond & My Diet Coach, US, 2013)

Privacy and security

The app has a privacy policy. Data is not encrypted but this is not of major concern to the user as information is stored on your device or on your memory card. Read more about things you can do to improve your safety and security when using apps.

Review details

Date of review: June 2015
Platform reviewed: Android
App version: 4.3.6
Download size: 14.62 MB


The following references relate to articles about apps for weight loss.

  1. Coughlin SS, Whitehead M, Sheats JQ. Smartphone Applications for Promoting Healthy Diet and Nutrition(external link): A Literature Review. Jacobs J Food Nutr. 2015;2(3):021
  2. Chen J, Cade JE, Allman-Farinelli M. The Most Popular Smartphone Apps for Weight Loss: A Quality Assessment(external link). JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2015 Dec 16;3(4):e104. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.4334.
  3. Flores Mateo G, Granado-Font E, Ferré-Grau C, Montaña-Carreras X. Mobile Phone Apps to Promote Weight Loss and Increase Physical Activity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis(external link). J Med Internet Res. 2015 Nov 10;17(11):e253. doi: 10.2196/jmir.4836.

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