You Know Scrolling On Your Phone Doesn’t Burn Calories. If it did, most people would have lost an immense amount of weight. Yet phones can help you in an indirect way to lose weight. There are many apps which you can install in your phone and they can help you in losing weight. There are hundreds of apps which claim to help you lose weight but do all of them work effectively. Some do, some don’t. Finding the right app can help you reach your goal more easily.
Tracking weight loss can become fun with the right app. Two such apps available are NOOM and LOSE IT!
Read to find out if Noom or Lost it! is the better diet for you?
How Noom & Lose It! Works?
Noom app is a well rounded diet app. It encourages long term weight loss results through habit and lifestyle changes. It doesn’t believe in a restrictive diet. When you first register yourself you are required to answer a few questions about your health like a small quiz . So, that the app can get a clearer idea of your goals and hence with the algorithm, appoint a health coach.
It doesn’t restrict you from eating anything nor does it set a strict diet plan. It uses a unique way to rank food based on how many calories they contain. “Green” colour food contains least nutrient density such as spinach, broccoli. Least nutrient dense food is low in sugar, sodium, starch and fats. It is advised that red food should make up less portion of the meals & food with more calories are referred to as “red”.
Foods with moderate calories are termed ”yellow”.
You are allowed to eat anything from salad to burger and pizza, but you have to be careful about the amount of yellow and red foods you consume. The app encourages you to eat green food more often and in greater portions. It doesn’t restrict you from eating anything.But what actually Noom tells to eat?
Lose It works for most Apple and Android devices. This app is also “compatible with FitBit and Nike+ Run Club” so you can track your activities live and do not have to fill in the data if you are wearing your watch while working out.
What Noom & Lose It! App Cost?
Noom offers 14 day free trial period and after that it has ranges from $9.99 – $79.99
- 1 Month: $59
- 2 Month: $99
- 4 Month: $129
- 6 Month: $149
- 8 Month: $159
- Annual: $199
Lose it! has free plans.
Lose It! has a free version of the app. But it also has options of premium subscription $19.99-$39.99 or almost $3.33 per month. It has many special premium options.
Let’s Dive Into Some Features Of Noom & Lose It!
Noom has 1:1 coaching. You can have personal coaching. It has easy food-logging with tracking features.
In the app you can select from a healthy weight and diabetes management program. Noom has the largest food list amongst the app. Noom encourages people to self monitor on a regular basis. A study suggests that people who frequently and consistently record their dietary habits experience more consistent and long-term weight loss.Other features include access to a health coach and access to a social platform, where people can discuss their weight loss challenges and successes with other users. Noom also offers a free 14 day trial period which lets you try all the features.
Lose it! has a feature of social community and support. It has macronutrient goal setting and tracking with data analysis and recommendations. Lose it! has both premium services and free plans too.
You can set custom goals.You have the option to track your net carbs, water, set up blood glucose. You also get meal preferences and meat plans. With all these features there are also workout guides.
“The competition between Noom and Lose it! is fierce. Selecting between these two diets is like selecting between 2 gadgets“. Each gadget has its benefits. So the choice is totally up to you. If you’re a type of person who wants to lose weight but has a problem in following it long term then you should totally go for NOOM as it will keep you motivated and with the coaching and community support. If you are a disciplined dieter already and just need the basic support you can go for Lose It! .
So looking at all the factors NOOM is the top choice for us.