Fooducate – Medsurfer

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

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

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

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

MyFitnessPal – Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker

Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal is one of the most popular app for calorie and fitness tracking. Once you create an account and enter your demographics it gives you a recommendation for daily caloric intake.

Are there apps that are good for diabetic patients? Yes there are!

Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose, or sugar, levels are too high. Glucose comes from the foods you eat. Insulin is a hormone that helps the glucose get into your cells to give them energy. There are two types of Diabetes – Type 1 and Type 2. With Type 1 Diabetes, your

Sugar calories in your diet should not be more than 5% of your daily calorie consumption

According to WHO, for an adult of normal BMI should consume 25 gm or 6 teaspoons of sugar daily. This is about 5 % of daily average caloric intake for an adult of normal BMI. To put things in perspective, a can of regular soda contains about 40gm of sugar (10% of daily caloric intake)!!

Can daily Aspirin Use May Help Reduce Colon Cancer Among Women?

Women who took aspirin every other day as part of a massive study had a lower rate of colon cancer after 15 years compared with women who didn’t follow this aspirin regimen, according to results published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. But what interesting to note is that colon cancer rates remain the same after 10 years

Full breakfast protects against obesity and disease – Medsurfer.com

Eating full breakfast helps reduce obesity and disease

Your Will Power: Conserve It!…It Runs Out!!

In recent years, scientists have made some compelling discoveries about the ways that the will power works. It isn't just some storybook concept; it's a measurable form of mental energy that runs out as you use it, much like a gas in your car. Conserve It! It Runs Out!