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My health journey as a patient tracking obesity and diabetes part 4

Documentation takes time and patients, and it’s not imperative, but you might find it useful. I’m a documenter. I like to be able to track what’s going on, so I can go back later, and see what worked and what didn’t. Documentation saves me time when dealing with food. I don’t have to continually go…

My health journey as a patient tracking obesity and diabetes part 3

Last time, I promised to give you a list of tools you would need to get started on your weight-loss adventure. I hope you didn’t run out to Lowe’s. The tools you need will not cost any money, and you may have some of what is needed already. Weight loss is not easy, and you…

My health journey as a patient tracking obesity and diabetes part 2

The last time, as you may remember, I was working hard at the gym, but getting unacceptable results. I knew this was not right, but I wasn’t sure what to do about it. So I spoke to my primary care physician about my problem, and she suggested I talk to a Dietician. I agreed, but…

My health journey as a patient tackling obesity and diabetes

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I spent most of my life working as an industrial mechanic. I have no “DR.” before my name or any fancy title that follows. I’m just an average guy who has had some experiences, and who has learned a little in my 67 years of life, and would like to pass it along. Obesity in…

Flavor your food without adding calories with healthy condiments

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To add flavor to food, many people rely on cheese, bottled salad dressings, and other fatty condiments but there are many healthier, lighter options to flavor your food without adding extra calories. Not only these options are low calorie but also nutritious. Lemon Juice (1 tablespoon – 4 cal) Hot Sauce  (1 tablespoon – 2…

Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity and Sleep Tracker Wristband

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Fitbit has long been doing fitness wearables a lot longer than others, but now it’s taking its health tracking technology to the next level with the Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband – and it’s one of the most impressive options we have seen.  Wear this Fitbit Flex wristband to monitor steps taken, distance, calories…

Fooducate – Medsurfer

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You can like to eat, but still eat well. Fooducate – Diet Tracker & Healthy Food Nutrition Scanner can help. It looks at the food you buy, grades its nutritional value, and recommends healthier alternatives. For example, when you scan a box of Cliff Builder Protein Bar. The app gave the product a grade of…

FitBit Aria

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Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale tracks your weight, body fat percentage, and BMI, painting a picture of your long-term progress. It wirelessly syncs your stats with online graph and mobile tools that help you stay motivated and on track. When you’re in control, stepping on the scale feels good. Just download the Fitbit software, then link…

Endomondo Sports Tracker

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Endomondo Sports Tracker – GPS Track Running Cycling Walking & More (free) is a handy pocket personal trainer that tracks various outdoor exercises, from running to skiing. Using the phone’s GPS it monitors distance, speed and duration to calculate calories burnt and offer an exact record of your workouts. It also allows users to challenge…

BodyMedia FIT Link Armband Weight Management System

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Recently a whole new gloss over readable Had earmarked in to provide tools to get in shape but even just lose a few pounds. The BodyMedia LINK Armband Weight Management System is one such device.  It tracks your daily routine from exercise to eating and helps you set goals towards a healthier lifestyle. Using its patented on-body…

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