5 best apps for the grocery store

5 best apps for the grocery store

5 best apps for the grocery store

This is a technology driven world. Instead of getting lost in technology, let it work for you. There are many great apps that can help you get the most from your grocery store trips.

Let’s take a look at 5 best apps for the grocery store:

1. Farmstand:
There are some great apps for the grocery store, but this one in particular is for farmer’s markets. Farmstand helps you find the closest farmer’s market in your area using your phone’s location services. It provides you with market times, directions, and photos so you get a better idea of where you are going. This app is available on the iPhone.

2. Fooducate:
This app makes the list of best apps for the grocery store. Fooducate has a grading system that ranks most food and food products in grocery stores. To find the grade of a product, simply type it in the app or scan the barcode with the app. The app lists nutritional facts and things to be concerned about, like high saturated fat, excess sugar, etc. Fooducate is found on iPhone and Android platforms.

3. GoodGuide:
This app ranks food, personal care products, household products, and much more on a scale from 0 to 10. The Good Guide scientists rate products based on health, environment, and social impact. They have a database of over 250,000 products. A key feature of Good Guide is that it offers a list of certifications for foods, so you can find right away if the foods you are looking at are organic. Good Guide is available on iPhones and Androids.

4. Shop Well:
When it comes to great apps for the grocery store, this one is one of the most personal. Shop Well is your personal nutrition expert. This app provides a list of ideal products based on your age, weight, gender, and diet restrictions. Shop Well is available on both iPhones and Androids.

5. True Foods:
Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are becoming a major concern in our food. “It has been estimated that upwards of 75 percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients,” according to the Center for Food Safety. True Foods helps users discover non-GMO foods brands, and provides tips on how to avoid genetically modified foods. True Foods is available on iPhone and Android platforms.

We hope you enjoy the 5 best apps for the grocery store!

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1. “5 Apps to Download Before Your Next Trip to the Grocery Store.” TakePart. TakePart, 30 Apr. 2014. Web. 05 Jan. 2015.
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