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Intermittent Fasting Apps for 2020

Losing weight is on almost everyone’s New Year Resolutions and this year, Intermittent fasting is all the rage these days – a kind of diet whereby people don’t eat for set periods of time in order to lose weight.

As PC Mike Wendland reports, having the right app on your smartphone or tablet can determine how successful you are with the popular form of dieting.

The app called Zero can tracks your fasting times. You can choose from several pre-set fasting windows or create your own schedule lasting up to seven days. The interface is clean and simple, making it easy to navigate, with a dashboard that can help you analyze your fasting habits over time. The app is free for iOS and Android.

Fastient is more comprehensive, maintaining a record of food intake and keeping tabs on overall progress. It has a wide, open interface that leaves plenty of room to journal, view your data in easy-to-read graphs, and access info within the app or on your desktop. The app is free for iOS and Android.

Bodyfast gives users 10 different intermittent options to choose from — along with lots of coaching and meal planning tips, too. Bodyfast features a fasting tracker and timer, multiple notification options, connectivity to Apple Health, and more. The app is free for iOS and Android.

Mike is a veteran journalist whose video "PC Mike" reports have been distributed weekly to all 215 NBC-TV stations since 1994, making him one of the most experienced tech reporters in the country. His tech stories and videos have appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, the Today Show, The New York Times, USA Today and in numerous national newspapers and magazines. In addition to the PC Mike tech blog, he also publishes the Roadtreking.com RV Travel Blog in which he travels North America in an RV reporting about interesting people and places.