iPhones aren't just for emailing, texting, shooting video and – yes, even talking. The steady stream of new free and low-cost "apps" (applications) entering the market gives users access to everything from tracking their favorite sports team or making a cosmopolitan to learning to speak Mandarin and finding the closest pizza parlor. It's not that a bartender app can't come in handy, but the following health apps should, more importantly, be at your fingertips.
Remember that resolution to eat healthy or lose weight? LoseIt! will help you get – or stay – on track. By setting calorie and exercise goals and recording your daily progress, or searching the extensive food database for healthy snacks, this free app is waist- and budget-friendly.
Keep all your family's health records in one place, track medications that need to be refilled, and schedule routine screenings and immunizations with one touch on your screen. FamilyCare also delivers personalized health information and news, and lets you maintain independent health profiles including age, height, weight, BMI, personal history and diagnosed medical conditions for each family member. Want to keep tabs on your flex spending account? FamilyCare does that, too.
Whether you have diabetes or have adopted the Atkins or South Beach diet, CarbTracker will help you set, track and monitor your low-carb daily goals. CarbTracker boasts one of the largest accurate searchable databases in the App Store, featuring more than 65,000 grocery and restaurant food items. Users can also add their own custom food items, and share them with others by submitting them to Healthy U Technologies.
And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .
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