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- Calm. This app features meditation techniques for sleep and stress reduction, including timed breathing and immersive soundscapes.
- MyFitnessPal. With more than 6 million foods in its database, MyFitnessPal allows you to track your calories and nutrients and log your workouts. Based on what you log, the app calculates your ideal caloric intake and nutrients for your level of activity and lets you know how many calories you get to consume for the rest of the day.
- Charity Miles. Exercise can help keep you on track toward your goals. Need some extra motivation to lace up those sneakers? This app rewards your bike rides and runs with donations to your favorite organizations.
- Strava. A running and cycling tracker app with an online community, Strava automatically groups users based on where they are at certain times so you can run or ride with friends. You can also track swimming and wheelchair exercise.
- Better Therapeutics. This is a web-based and mobile app to help you reverse high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and/or type 2 diabetes through lifestyle changes. It provides one-on-one coaching, recipes, meal planning, grocery lists, and activity and dietary intake monitoring.
- Flo Health. Flo Health is an app for women so they can predict periods, navigate fertility, track pregnancy, and manage menopause.
- Better. Don’t forget the money side of health care. Better is an app that makes it easier to get reimbursed for non-network medical bills you’ve already paid. Just take a photo of the bill, and they’ll do the paperwork for you.
- Zipongo. Managing your nutrition can be as easy as a few clicks on your smartphone. Zipongo includes a large database of recipes, meal planning tools, shopping lists, and recommendations for what to eat at local restaurants. They even offer a nutrition quiz that can be taken at any time for you to identify where dietary improvements are needed.
- Propeller. This app is connected to a digital sensor on your inhaler to help you manage your asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Use it to remember to take your medications on time and reduce flare-ups. The company says that many users see improvement in their health after just one month.
- The MyQuit Band. This app is focused on helping you to quit smoking. The wearable wristband tracks cravings, and the app shows you how you’re doing on your quitting goals.
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