Apps and Online Resources

Looking for heatlhy eats?

Here are a list of online resources to keep choosing heatlhy foods.  If you know of one that is not on the list, email Amanda at awoods@mhc.net 

Name About
Calorie King Source for calorie information on foods from grocery stores and restaurants
Greatist Information on all things healthy, from recipes to workout tips
Grow Benzie  Grow Benzie is a community non-profit farmstead, dedicated to enriching the lives of Benzie County residents by fostering self-reliance through education in agriculture, nutrition, job training and life skills
Michigan State University Extension Provides group nutrition education programs for adults and youth. Visit website to find classes near you.
Munson Healthcare Calendar listing of health and wellness events, talks and seminars.
MyPlate Get practical information to help start and build a healthier diet using online resources and tools
Taste the Local Difference  Resource guide to find local food and area farmers markets
TOPS Taking Off Pounds Sensibly. Weekly meetings with a local group to help support weight loss. Visit website to find group near you.
Weight Watchers  Weight loss program with local support groups and meal plan support. Visit website to find group near you.
Spark People  Nutrition information, fitness tools and community support al:.5in'> Weight loss program with local support groups and meal plan support. Visit website to find group near you.

 

Like to use your smart phone?

Here are a few apps you can download. Use one you like that is not on the list? Email us at awoods@mhc.net. 

Name About  Cost
Taste The Local Difference Source for local food in Michigan FREE
My Fitness Pal Lifestyle app that helps you count calories and exercise FREE
Fooducate  Helps you track the food you eat by scanning product barcodes to see a personalized nutrition grade FREE