Posts Tagged ‘health tracking’

How Much Can an App Help with Weight?

February 5, 2020 — We’re guilty. Like many others walking down the street, it seems we can’t do it without the aid of our phone. Can that same phone help with weight? A new study in Obesity says yes. A little bit. In the short term. Mobile apps can indeed help. A Meta-Analysis Xue Cai and colleagues analyzed data […]

Weight Tools Lead Boom in Personal Health Tracking

March 17, 2013 — More people than ever are using smartphones, computers, and other devices as part of a personal health tracking routine, according to a recent survey. Fully 60% of U.S. adults say they track their weight, diet, or exercise routine. “The explosion of mobile devices means that more Americans have an opportunity to start tracking health data […]