Start prioritizing your health today by using a health app.
It’s not time for new year’s resolutions yet but it is never too late to work on improving yourself. There is never a better time than the present to work on your health. We live in a time when technology is literally at our fingertips. Many people carry cell phones around with them 24/7 which provides an array of resources pertaining to health. With so many people glued to their cellphones, why not use them to your advantage to improve your health? LiveStrong.com released an article reviewing the 9 best health apps of 2022. Let’s dive into what they are and which one may benefit you.
1. Best Overall Health App: HealthTap
This app is great for people who have general health questions. You can post a question and a doctor will respond within 24 hours with an answer. Remember that you should consult with your healthcare team if you are experiencing a medical issue, this app is not a replacement for medical care, but it is great for general knowledge and medical curiosities.
2. Best App for Mental Health: Talkspace
Mental health resources can be difficult to find and limited in many areas. Luckily Talkspace has provided an easier way for people to connect with a therapist. The app will have you complete a questionnaire and match you with therapists whom you can meet virtually.
3. Best Health App for the iPhone: Noom
Noom is a great app for people who want to lose weight or improve their dietary habits. It provides you with lessons that dig into the psychology of eating, a coach, a food tracker, and an exercise tracker.
4. Best Health App for Android: Fooducate
Fooducate is another great app that helps educate people on nutrition to help improve eating habits and health. You can look up food to see how nutritious it is and what its pros and cons are.
5. Best Health App for Apple Watch: Hello Heart
This app uses your apple watch to record your vital signs at times throughout the day. It will provide you with information about your vitals and what they mean.
6. Best App for Meditation: Headspace
Meditation is a good tool to have in your health toolbox. It has been shown to help reduce depression, anxiety, and stress. Headspace provides guided meditation sessions to help you reap the benefits of meditation.
7. Best App for Exercise: Aaptiv
This app provides audio that will give you exercise instruction, music, and motivation while you are exercising. It will also help track your workouts and help get you motivated.
8. Best App for Nutrition: MyPlate
MyPlate is a food tracking app that helps analyze the food you are eating and what nutrients you may not be getting enough of. You will be able to set personal goals and have reminders sent to you throughout the day.
9. Best App for Sleep: Sleep Cycle
Sleep is so important to our health but it is often neglected. This sleep app helps measure your sleep patterns and quality of sleep. It can help you get your sleep back on track.
To read the original article from LiveStrong click here.
- Leaf Group. (n.d.). The 9 best health apps of 2022 | livestrong. LIVESTRONG.COM. Retrieved September 4, 2022
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