Fingertip Fitness: A look into weight loss apps

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email
Weight loss apps are helping people track eating and exercise habits.

The iPhone 5S, left, and iPhone 5c are displayed Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in New York. The 5S offers a fingerprint sensor, a better camera and a faster processor, while the iPhone 5C is largely last yearís iPhone 5 with a plastic back and a choice of five colors. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Did you know your phone can help you lose weight?

While it can’t make you hit the treadmill or put a lock on the fridge, it does provide a way for you to access a variety of weight loss apps.

These programs act as high tech food journals, allowing you to track eating and exercise habits.

Some of the apps have you scan bar codes and automatically show you how healthy an item is.

Others can help you when you travel, by providing the nutritional value for fast food and restaurant options.

Here’s a link link to some of the apps available.

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