For people with allergies
■ AllergyEats helps folks with food allergies share restaurant recommendations. Menus from more than 425,000 restaurants are included, along with tipsters’ advice on which staffs are most willing to adapt dishes to diners’ needs.
■ ContentChecked simplifies grocery shopping by telling you which foods are unsafe to consume. Once the app knows what ingredients to avoid, all you have to do is scan the product’s bar code.
■ Zyrtec Allergycast is for hay fever sufferers. If you don’t mind being encouraged to buy Zyrtec products, you’ll appreciate the app for the way it presents a local pollen index, pollen alerts, and a 10-day pollen forecast.
■ WebMD Allergy provides a personalized allergen forecast each day, alerting you to high concentrations of pollen, mold, or dust. You’ll also get custom tips, plus a large library of allergy-related articles and videos.