Five health and wellness apps primary care physicians can recommend to their patients

January 8, 2014

January represents an opportune time to motivate patients to change behaviors and adopt healthier lifestyles. Here are five wellness apps physicians can recommend.

 

New Year’s resolutions are a way for physicians to influence patient behavior, and experts say January represents an opportune time to motivate patients to change behaviors and adopt healthier lifestyles.

Here are five wellness apps physicians can recommend:


 

FitDay Mobile

A food-tracking and weight-loss journal.

 

 

 

 

Walking Paths AHA

An app from the American Heart Association that helps users create walking paths.

 

 

 

 

Stress Check

Helps patients monitor and reduce their stress levels.

 

 

 

 

7 Minute Workout

Provides simple exercises that can be done in just 7 minutes at home.

 

 

 

 

Epicurious Recipes and Shopping List

Finds nutritional recipes for meals, desserts, and appetizers.

 

Need more app suggestions? Check out our list of the top 10 apps physicians recommend to their patients and our list of five heart disease management apps.