Best Healthy Lifestyle Apps of 2020

A healthy lifestyle is about more than just proper nutrition and consistent exercise. Getting enough sleep, taking care of your body and mind, and managing things like medications and doctor’s appointments also play important roles in staying healthy.

A good app can be a great way to manage it all. That’s why Healthline tested a variety of different healthy lifestyle apps. We chose the year’s best based on content, reliability, and user reviews.

iPhone rating: 4.5 stars

Android rating: 4.4 stars

Price: Free

Questions about your health? Browse more than 2.6 million answers from doctors and 700,000 topics and articles about 850 conditions. Ask a question for free and get a confidential answer from a doctor within about 24 hours, or pay to see a doctor immediately.

iPhone rating: 4.7 stars

Android rating: 4 stars

Price: Free

Simplify nutrition labels and find foods that suit your healthy diet with ShopWell. Create a food profile with your dietary goals, allergies, health concerns, and dislikes, and get personalized nutrition scores when you scan a label. Other features include food recommendations and location awareness tips to find products in your local grocery store.

iPhone rating: 4.8 stars

Android rating: 4.5 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

This brain-training program is designed to improve your focus, speaking abilities, processing speed, memory, math skills, and more. Get a personalized training program that adjusts the more you use it to maximize your results.

iPhone rating: 4.6 stars

Android rating: 4.5 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Build healthy habits with Fabulous so you can enjoy a healthier, happier life. The app takes a holistic approach that motivates you to be more productive. You’ll maximize energy levels, find more focus, lose weight, and sleep better — just follow the app’s prompts.

Android rating: 4.1 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Health Pal has all the features you’d ever think to need to keep your lifestyle healthy. From a step counter and diet reminders throughout the day to food and exercise trackers, the Health Pal app is a daily companion tool to empower your journey toward a holistically healthy lifestyle. It houses info on your diet, your fitness, and many other health resources in one place.

iPhone rating: 4.6 stars

Android rating: 4.6 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Being healthy is more than just eating right, drinking enough water, and sleeping well — it’s also about getting your mind right. The Remente app gives you many resources to help search your life for happiness and fulfillment, with goal setting, a daily planning tool for day-to-day tasks and longer-term goals, and written and visual features to help you track your feelings in detailed ways that can help you better understand what brings your life purpose.

Android rating: 4.4 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Trying to actively diet and lose weight can seem like math when you try to break down macros, parse ingredients, or seemingly calculate every calorie. This app helps you understand how the choices you make about your overall diet, rather than fixating on certain nutrients, affect your health and nutritional intake. It provides detailed information about the benefits of many healthy foods for vegetarians and meat eaters. It also lets you calculate your BMI and other body measurements to see how changes in your diet result in either positive or negative health results.

iPhone rating: 4.7 stars

Android rating: 4.6 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Understanding and reflecting on changes in your mood can seem challenging, especially if you have a mental health condition that makes it hard to control your emotions or moods. The Moodpath app is your daily check-in tool. It can help you take stock of your emotional life each day, get insights on specific moods to better learn how to grasp what’s happening in your mind, and use many proven techniques, like cognitive behavioral therapy, to work against negative or toxic behaviors.

iPhone rating: 4.9 stars

Android rating: 4.6 stars

Price: Free

The Eufylife app is a companion to the Eufylife smart scale and other Eufylife health products that help you more easily and seamlessly track your health and your weight throughout the day. It syncs with your Eufylife products as well as your Apple Health app so that you always have the latest snapshot of your weight. This can help you make thoughtful decisions about what you eat, when you exercise, and how you plan to keep your weight at a healthy level for your body type.

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