Green your diet with these foodie iPhone apps

[image-1]- Find out what foods are in season in your area.

The Seafood Guide- At a time when the world's oceans are severely overfished, your seafood choices make a big difference. This app gives you regional guides highlight the seafood that's best in each area of the country and even lists fish by their Japanese name (so you know if your sushi pick is sustainable as well).

iFarm Market- Search over 4600 farmers markets across the US, including their days/hours of operation.

Shopper's Guide to Pesticides- Tells you which produce to buy organic, and which conventionally-grown fruits and vegetables are okay if organic isn't available.


[image-2]- An international directory of vegan, vegetarian and veg-friendly restaurants that can be found closest to your current or programmed location.

iVegetarian- A guide to vegetarian, vegan, sustainable, eco-friendly, natural, and organic dining.

VeganXpress- Find out what vegan dishes are available at over 110 popular restaurants. It also includes a full list of vegan/vegetarian beers, wine, snacks & junk foods that you may not have realized were vegan.

Green Sushi Selector- Lists all sushi fish by their Japanese names and their common market names, and tells you which are most sustainable. Keeps you safe by highlighting health alerts that may be in place for any type of fish because of elevated levels of mercury or PCBs, and tells you healthy limits for each type of fish.

[image-3]- Worried about finding meat-free food choices while traveling overseas? Fear not, for this app can translate your vegetarian/vegan requests into 33 different languages.


Vegetarian Cookbook- Save the trees and skip the meat with this comprehensive vegetarian cookbook right at your fingertips.

Vegan Yum Yum- A list of hundreds of animal-free recipes from the one of the most popular vegan blogs on the web. It also  includes mouthwatering step-by-step picture guides and can be accessed offline.

Want to know where the nearest farmers markets are or what seafood choices are the most sustainable? Without trying to sound cliché, there are apps for that. Whether you're a strict vegan or just looking to eat healthier, here's a list of just some of the many iPhone apps for greening your groceries, cooking, and dining.


The GoodGuide- This app helps you find safe, healthy, and sustainable food, personal care products, household chemicals, and toys, simply by scanning their barcodes. This app lists detailed ratings for health, environment and social responsibility for more than 50,000 products and companies.

AUG/Living Goods- This conceptual mobile phone app that scans product barcodes and then instantly tells you who the producer is, how far the food has come, if the product is in season, historical pricing, detailed consumer ratings and stores your own purchasing history.

AllOrganic- Lists organic restaurants, markets, and food stores in major cities across the US.

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