Handheld Health

Smartphone users turn to apps for instantaneous nutrition needs

Implications - Smartphone apps geared towards food are placing evident emphasis on nutritional wants and needs. This tech-meets-dining movement is in tune with Millennials who are preoccupied with wellness and who are constantly plugged in, providing them with access to in-demand digital content while on the go, while also lending to a less reactive approach to fitness that Millennials prefer over older generations.
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Mild Top 5 Examples: 4,045 Total Clicks Jul 14 - Jun 15
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Personal Nutritionist Apps - The Nutrino Nutrition App Helps You Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle
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Warm 2,356 Clicks Pub: Jul 25, 14
Personal Nutritionist Apps
The Nutrino Nutrition App Helps You Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle
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SCORE: 4
Mild 559 Clicks Pub: Mar 25, 15
Healthy Recipe Apps
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SCORE: 4.5
Mild 270 Clicks Pub: Jun 24, 15
Vegetarian Meal-Making Apps
'Forks Over Knives' is a Step-by-Step Recipe App for Vegetrains
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SCORE: 3.3
Mild 421 Clicks Pub: Jun 4, 15
Calorie Estimation Apps
Google's 'Im2calories' App Will Gauge How Healthy a Meal is from a Photo
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Pre-Diabetes Apps - Nudge Helps High Risk People Change Their Eating Habits
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Untested 439 Clicks Pub: Feb 4, 15
Pre-Diabetes Apps
Nudge Helps High Risk People Change Their Eating Habits
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