Recovery Record (Version iOS 4.9.2)

Synopsis of the App​​

The Recovery Record (RR) app is a self-monitoring app for people recovering from eating disorders and those with general eating and body image issues. 

Platform and Price
Free. Apple and Android.

RDN Score
5 out of 5


  • The app is based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and self-monitoring research.
  • Personalize the app to support the recovery journey for any stage and type of disordered eating.
  • The app’s home screen is designed with the desired for anonymity in mind – there are no requirements to surrender a name or email address to get stared.
  • Log thoughts, feelings, behaviors, meals and snacks, and food photos directly from the home screen with no need to log in or share personal data like weight.
  • Review logs and browse charts to uncover trends and gain insights on progress.
  • Users can directly access eating disorder questionnaires and use the results to tailor the app to his or her specific needs.
  • Privately save images, inspirational messages and more in the “Your Likes” section.
  • Motivates users to log meals with the option to collect puzzle pieces and earn rewards.
  • Customize the app to adjust the look and feel and to select preferred meal names, coping tactics and mechanisms, recovery goals, discreet reminders, photos and passcode options.
  • Allows users to connect with their clinical team (doctor, dietitian, psychologist and others) to receive timely feedback and input on meals, thoughts, and other treatment issues.
  • Access to the optional Recovery Record community where users can go through the recovery process with others – sharing feelings, challenges and more with no need to reveal real names.


  • As it’s an electronic medium, some clients may resist using the app for fear of the information getting into the hands of others. 

Bottom Line

Record Recovery can be a valuable tool for patients at the right time in their journey – especially when used with a clinical team. 

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Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.