Tag Archives: Diet

Essential Apps to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

It’s that time of year when we make our resolutions for the upcoming year. Hit the ground running in 2016 with these apps.

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App Review: Lark

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Lark is a great free app that makes use of Health app using the HealthKit API. Lark uses the lower power sensors in the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus to track your activity, eating and sleep data without draining your battery. No extra sensors are required, but it does require you to have your iPhone on you every time you move to collect data. Something that I am not too good at.

You can authorize Lark to share its data with Health app. This will allow you to use Health app’s simple and informative graphs and charts to analyze the health and fitness data gathered by Lark.

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Simple Science Fitness

A great educational and helpful health and fitness resources to help you reach your own fitness and health goals.


Health app Compatible Updates Are Being Released

Updates to various health and fitness apps allowing them to collaborate with Health app and HealthKit are being approved by Apple and released for download in the App Store.

Pocket Yoga and Yummly‘s updates that will now work with Health app have been released!  I can’t wait to try out the new features in these two great apps and see what other apps are updated!

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iOS 8 and Health app

Apple provided some new details about Apple’s new Health app, which will be included in iOS 8. You can download iOS 8 and the new Health app on September 17, 2014.

The new Health app provides an easy-to-read dashboard for all of your health and fitness data. Developers can use the HealthKit SDK to consolidate your health and fitness data  in one place on your iOS device.  Apple’s Health web site contains more information about the Health app and HealthKit SDK.

The Health app stores and analyzes your heart rate, calories burdened, blood sugar, cholesterol. It also provides an emergency card (accessible from the lock screen) that provides important health information such as your blood type and allergies. Continue reading iOS 8 and Health app

App Review: Caveman Feast 200 Paleo Recipes (Labor Day Sale – $.99)

Caveman Feast 200 Paleo Recipes
Caveman Feast 200 Paleo Recipes

Caveman Feast 200 Paleo Recipes (v.2.0)

[iTunes – $2.99, Labor Day Sale: $0.99]

This app is a must own for anyone that follows the Paleo diet and is a steal at only $.99-cents.

Caveman Feast contains 200 delicious Paleo recipes. The Paleolithic “Paleo” diet is based on eating real foods that are healthy and avoiding highly processed factory foods. All of the recipes in this app have beautiful illustrations and easy to follow instructions. You can easily and automatically create a shopping list for the ingredients to make a recipe to be sure you have all the necessary ingredients. You can even add your own groceries to your shopping list. Continue reading App Review: Caveman Feast 200 Paleo Recipes (Labor Day Sale – $.99)