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App of the Week: Loss It!

July 11, 2014

Best App for Weight Loss: Lose It!

As the winner of the Surgeon General’s Healthy Apps Challenge, this app is ideal for anyone wanting to shed a few pounds. Lose It works like a personal trainer in your palm by recommending a calorie budget for the day and reminding you to record food intake and exercise — a proven weight loss strategy. Tracking foods is easy using the barcode product scanner. Users can also share their weight loss and fitness progress reports with friends via Facebook and Twitter.

Available for: iPhone and Android

 

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Weight loss is difficult, so why go at it alone? Lose weight now by joining other real dieters who have lost over 350,000 pounds together!

Helping each other is what makes Weilos a supportive weight loss community. Get the app to lose weight by tracking your progress, and staying motivated with a stream of weight loss before and after pictures, healthy food photos and motivational quotes from real people.

Join the fun by supporting others, and posting yourself. 

Reach a weight loss goal? Post it! 

Belt fitting loose? Post it! 

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As we continue our observance of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, PHWEEK is pleased to share Circle of 6.

This mobile application has earned national recognition as the winner of multiple technology challenges including the White House and Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Apps Against Abuse Technology Challenge and the End Violence at Home Challenge coordinated by the Institute of Medicine and the Avon Foundation for Women.

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This app was built for family members and friends that live alone. It provides a way to make sure that if you don’t respond, others will be notified.

Instead of relying on products that require you to press a button when you need help (think "I've fallen and I can't get up" commercial), isn't it better if someone is notified when you don’t press a button?