Various mobile apps allow clients to tracktheir food intake which can help with weight loss Image from My Fitness Pal website

Various mobile apps allow clients to tracktheir food intake, which can help with weight loss. Image from My Fitness Pal website.

Trainers and Dietitians Use Food-Tracking Apps to Help Clients with Weight-Loss Efforts

The buzzword "mindfulness" is often associated with stepping away from technology, not toward it. But health club dieticians and personal trainers say clients who use a smartphone app to track calories, exercise—even carbs and sugar—are doing a great thing by being mindful of their health.

Further, research reveals that tracking food consumption with an app can greatly increase the likelihood of long-term weight loss. A 2008 Kaiser Permanente study of nearly 1,70

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