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15 Mobile Apps For Better Health

From helping you monitor your condition to making suggestions for improving it, today's smartphones can become valuable healthcare partners -- with the right apps. The iPhone App Store, the Android Market and the BlackBerry App World are chock full of applications that can help keep you in the pink. The Health, Wellness, and Fitness categories in the various mobile app stores are full of applications that promise to help keep you healthy. Some of them are backed by major pharmaceutical firms, wh
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Keeping track of calories is key to any weight-loss or fitness plan, but few of us eat meals that are made up of discrete amounts of separate ingredients (how much mozzarella was in the portion of lasagna, do you think?) or have time to look at the nutrition label to figure out what we just consumed. With MyFitnessPal for the iPhone (free), you just enter the name of the food ("Stouffer's Lasagne with Meat and Sauce"), and the app records not just the calories but the fat, protein, sodium, and so on. You can also enter exercises for calorie "credits," and the app syncs with your MyFitnessPal.com account to let you enter data either on the web or on your phone.

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7/13/2014 | 8:28:04 PM
Wellness apps
That Wellness app is something thatI myself and a lot of other people like to have. Especially as in my case I'm living in the Netherlands where because of the crisis many health jobs are cut off, this could help people Before going to a doctor or hospital to get a diagnosis from your android phone first.
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