Pizzas are getting larger, sodas are getting fizzier, sandwiches are extra-loaded with mayo, and cheese is getting cheesier. They are undoubtedly wonderful for the taste buds, equally horrible for the rest of the body.
If you check the recent rates of the obesity affected population worldwide, especially in children, it will make you put down that cheeseburger you are eating right now.
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Very often technology and lack of outdoor activities have been blamed for this phenomenon. Then, why not use the said technology to fight it back. If you scour through the app store enough, you will surely come across some awesome apps which will help you combat obesity:
#1 Endomondo Sports Tracker
This awesome android app helps you with jogging routes, track distances and average speed you need to maintain to fulfill your daily fitness goals. Apart from all this it even provides auto feedback for every mile you cover, giving you the history of other runners’ lap times. This will greatly help you can figure how slow/fast you run on an average. It is a complete companion to take for jogs because it also features music playlists.
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Everybody knows without music jogging is depressing. Along with the joy of music, this app brings out your competitive spirit by allowing you to challenge friends and beat their scores. You can also publically humiliate your friends by sharing your winning scores. Of course, they can do the same when they beat you. It’s give and take.
This android app is Endomono Sports Tracker’s soul sister. It is the most helpful when used in conjunction with the Sports Tracker, taking you closer to your main aim, i.e. weight loss (apart from becoming a part of the Royal family of the United Kingdom, anyhow). It provides information on thousands of foods which makes it easy for you to determine what to eat and what to give up.
#3 Shafer Plastic Surgery App
If android is coming up with such cool apps then iPhone really can’t lag behind. They boast of the best apps regarding plastic surgery, the most popular and rich in information is the Shafer Plastic Surgery App. This awesome app consists of significant information on face lift or breast enhancement, or the frequently asked tummy tuck.
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The misapprehension people generally have is cleared out through their articles and also through Dr. Shafer directly. It contains a database of over 1, FAQs and their answers which can be accessed easily whenever you have a doubt. If a flat tummy or a perfect nose is your goal, you know where to look.
Another iOS creation, this app is like a best friend for those people who regularly eat out but, are still interested to not resemble a big fat panda. It’s free and helps you count calories; it also provides information on the nutrition in the food served in many top restaurants allowing you to make a healthy choice when it comes to dining out.
Apart from sorting out your menu choices, this app also helps to keep track of the physical activities you indulge in, and monitors your calorie intake and its burning while exercising. If this isn’t a best friend, what is?
These are few of the best apps you and all your friends and family should download, irrespective of them being obese or not, it will only help and spread awareness.
Today’s feature writer, Mary Jones, is an active blogger who writes for Ahmet R. Karaka, a cosmetic surgeon specializing in a range of plastic and reconstructive procedures. She enjoys painting and spending time at the gym when she is free. For more information regarding her work, you can check here.