TECHNOLOGY: Dan Misener on health apps
For the next six months, CBC is challenging Canadians to live healthier with the"Live Right Now" initiative.Whether it's dropping a few extra pounds or cleaning up your diet -- the idea is that small changes can mean big differences to your health.
And if you have a smartphone, there's no shortage of apps to help you get there.
Tech columnist Dan Misener told us about the best apps to keep you motivated, including:
- a free web service called The Daily Plate that lets you enter what you eat and figures out the calories
- WebMd Mobile and iTriage l are like medical reference websites that let you research symptoms (although beware of cyberchondria!)
-blood glucose meter for your smartphone
- comng soon : Alivecor's iPhone case and app that allow you to turn your ohone into an electrocardigram for heart monitoring