Feeling a little temptation to break your New Year's resolutions already? Consumer Reports says these free apps can help keep you on the straight and narrow -- no matter what kind of resolution you've made.

Lose weight

  • Noom Weight - Personalized coach that helps you form healthy habits through daily tasks, meal logging and exercise tracking.
  • LoseIt! - Helps you set a daily calorie budget, track your food and exercise and stay motivated to make smarter choices and achieve your goal.

Eat better

  • GroceryiQ - Create and organize grocery lists quickly and easily.
  • BigOven - Take 350,000+ recipes, your grocery list, and menus anywhere on your phone or tablet.
  • Food Network in the Kitchen - Get instant access to your favorite Food Network chefs and thousands of their most popular recipes. Android or iOS.

Exercise more

  • GymPact - Set your exercise and healthy eating goals each week, and then earn cash for living healthy that is paid by members who don't meet their goals! 
  • MapMyRun - Find running routes in United States, and easily track pace, distance, calories and time with audio alerts.



Quit smoking

  • NCI QuitPal - Free mobile app for iPhone or iPad to support smokers working to quit smoking.
  • QuitGuide- Free app developed for the Tobacco Control Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). 

Get your finances in shape

  • Mint - Manage your budget with easy to use personal finance tools and calculators. Track spending and monitor your online banking account.
  • Square Cash - New free way to send mobile cash payments from the maker of the popular mobile credit card processing system.

Improve productivity

  • ColorNote- Free personal organizer app that lets you save and organize tasks, recipes, notes, movies, and more.
  • Any.do - Remember all the tasks you want to do and make sure you get them done.

For more money-saving health advice, see our Health & Health Care section.




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Clark Howard is a consumer expert whose goal is to help you keep more of the money you make. His national radio show and website show you ways to put more money in your pocket, with advice you can trust. View More Articles

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