Interest in medical apps is experiencing strong growth according to a Google Trends analysis in a an emerging technology only five years old.
Tag: weight loss app
Calorie Counter for Android tracks your caloric intake and generates helpful visuals as you reach your weight loss/gain goals
Weight loss through intensive behavioral treatment can be time intensive and have multiple logistical barriers. This mHealth Journal Club reviews a recent study suggesting that mobile technology may help.
GymPact is a highly useful iPhone/Android app that motivates users to healthier lives by providing a financial incentive to working out.
The LoseIt! app allows users to easily track weight changes, calories consumed and exercise with a well designed interface.
MyFitnessPal is one of the most popular calorie counting apps in the app store. It is linked to the MyFitnessPal website with more resources there.
Low Carb Diet Assistant is a carb counter with easy-to-use features and a large database of foods, including restaurant menu items. It does not have a barcode scanner for obtaining nutritional information from bar codes.
Cambria Health Solutions uses social gaming to promote positive lifestyle changes in the new online community HubbubHealth.com. The service is free, and members can track their progress and create and join different challenges.
The AMA released a free app called Weigh What Matters that encourages users and their physicians to establish goals for a healthy lifestyle.
Boston researders performed a study to see if the addition of a virtual coach would be more effective than the use of a pedometer and website alone at losing weight.
Sparkpeople.com has the #1 weight loss iphone app of 204 evaluated, according to a research study at Duke University and George Washington University.