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Revision as of 20:25, 2 December 2014

This page lists applications that are useful in tracking personal health and wellness. There are many more applications out there, but here are some that are very inexpensive and still quite functional.

Intended Audience

WSU students and employees interested in their personal health and wellness.

Applications for Health and Wellness

Health and wellness are important parts of our lives. Diet, exercise, and proper sleep are all important ingredients in success and happiness.

This page lists several applications for iPads, Android tablets, and MacBooks that can help you make informed decisions and track your health and wellness activities. While this is not an exhaustive list and many more options are available through the iOS App Store, Google Play and the OS X App Store, this list includes some choices that are free or inexpensive.

Tablet Applications

Collection Application For more information
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Conscious

Emotional Increase your mindfulness and awareness by taking simple and effective daily challenges alongside other like-minded people. Android.png
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Depression CBT Self-Help Guide

Emotional The natural management of depression involves understanding depression and the factors that contribute to the symptoms. Learning to manage stress in your life and engage in self-care behaviors can improve your symptoms and your mood. Android.png
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Drink Right

Nutrition Drink Right is a great app to make sure you are staying hydrated, especially in the winter months when immune systems are at greatest risk for sickness. This app asks for your age, weight, height, average wake up and bedtime, etc. By gathering all of this information it is able to calculate how much water you should be drinking and when. It sends you alerts when you are supposed to drink water, and tells you how many ounces. Apple.png
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Emotionary

Emotional Understanding and effectively communicating emotions are two essential skills for emotional wellness. Emotionary, as you might have guessed, is a dictionary of emotions that you can easily sort through to find one that resonates with your current mood. Definitions and expressive emoticons help you identify, embrace and deal with your feelings. Apple.png
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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Emotional intelligence is an ability to identify, assess, and control the emotions of oneself, of others, and of groups. Answer these few questions and find out your Emotional Quotient. Android.png
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Foodily Recipe Sharing

Nutrition Foodily for iPad: Recipe Sharing with Friendsis an app that allows you to find and share great recipes. You can “follow” people as you can on a social network. Following other users allows you to see their recipes on your home page. You can make lists and label them such as “dinner ideas” and add various recipes to them for use at a later date. Apple.png
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Fooducate

Nutrition Fooducate is an app that allows you to enter in all of your fitness goals and your current information regarding your health. Once you have customized your profile with all of your information you can then search different foods and you’ll receive a grade. An A represents a food that is excellent for you and an F is a food you should not consume. Apple.png Android.png
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Foodzy

Nutrition With one simple swipe you are able to add products or entire meals to your daily menu. It's perfect if you want to lose weight to watch your diet. Apple.png Android.png
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Gratitude & Happiness

Emotional Keep track of what you are thankful for, when you complete a random act of kindness and other do-good-to-feel-good activities. This app also provides thorough charts and graphs to check up on your day-by-day or month-by-month progress, and to evaluate how your various actions impact your happiness level. Apple.png
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Healthy Diet & Grocery Food Scanner

Nutrition Healthy Diet & Grocery Food Scanner by ShopWell is a unique app that allows you to enter your health needs (staying healthy, losing weight, body building…etc.) and from there you can search foods to see how much of a match they are for you on a scale of 1-100. You can scan barcodes at the grocery store to tell if it is a good match for you also. Grocery shopping lists are a key feature of this app that makes shopping healthy much easier. Apple.png Android.png
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HealthyOut Restaurant Nutrition Guide

Nutrition HealthyOut - Free Restaurant Nutrition Guide is an application that allows you to find healthy places to eat out in your area. You can enter in what you’re looking for in a meal and from there you can view your options by restaurant choices, menu items, or a map. There are pictures for each individual dish and a description as well. Apple.png Android.png
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Moody Me

Emotional Feeling moody but don’t know why? Open Moody Me and review charts, graphs and a calendar that all provide a detailed history of your moods and their causes. Investigate if your current emotional state is part of a trend or something new in need of reporting. Use the happy photos feature to snap shots of things that make you happy. You can create galleries to view as slideshows when you’re feeling blue. Apple.png
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Optimism

Emotional Optimism is a mood charting app that helps you develop strategies for managing depression, bipolar or other mental health conditions. Apple.png
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Path

Emotional Path combines the best of the social networking world – imagine WordPress, Facebook, Foursquare and Instagram all in one. You can blog, post updates, check-in, and photograph happy times and memorable experiences. Share the emotion of the moment with your friends and loved ones. Apple.png Android.png
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RunKeeper

Exerise Track your pace, measure workout distance, chart weight loss, crush training goals and more. Apple.png Android.png
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Smiling Mind

Emotional Have you ever wondered exactly what is mindfulness? Or, how do you meditate? Then the app for you is Smiling Mind. It provides mindfulness education and guided meditation exercises that are targeted for adolescents and young adults. Apple.png
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T2 Mood Tracker

Emotional T2 Mood Tracker is designed to help you track your emotional experience over time and to provide you with a tool to share this information with your health care provider. Android.png

OS X Applications

Application Category Description For more information
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Habits Lite

Exercise Habits Lite allows you to create a list of habits such as running or doing yoga and allows you to place them on a calendar. You can color code your daily habits making it easier and adding some fun. Studies show that it takes one month to make something into a habit, so don’t give up too soon! Apple.png
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Optimism

Emotional Optimism is an app that allows you to track any depressive moods or mood swings and eventually finds out the triggers for your various moods. This app is great for college students especially in the winter months when days are shorter and darker and people tend to fall into a slump. It allows you to develop a plan to deal with these certain moods or feelings. Apple.png
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Personal Workout

Exercise Personal workout is an app that allows you to chose which type of work out you want to get. The choices are losing wright, staying fit, and toning muscle. There are videos to follow showing you the exercises step-by-step. This app may be downloaded on your MacBook. Once downloaded you can follow along with the workouts on your computer or hook it up to a TV. Apple.png
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Shake It

Exercise Shake It is an app that was designed by a runner who was tired of having tight hamstrings from sitting at a desk all day. This app alerts you randomly every 20-30 minutes to get up and shake it! Whether you are at work or sitting in the library doing homework you can do something as simple at running to the bathroom or down the hall to get a drink out of the fountain. Apple.png
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Yoga

Exercise Yoga is an app that allows you easy access to a balanced body and a balanced mind. With several pictures and a set of detailed instructions Yoga makes it easy for you to follow along and get as much out of this app as possible Apple.png

Other Applications

Application Category Description For more information
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Fitbit

Exercise Track everyday activity like steps, distance, calories, stairs climbed, and active minutes. Log your food and measure how long and how well you sleep. www.fitbit.com
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Jawbone UP

Exercise UP is a revolutionary system that guides you every step of the way to a better, healthier you. First, the UP system gets to know you—tracking your activity, diet and sleep. Next, it shows you how to make simple adjustments that, over time, add up to a whole new you. jawbone.com
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Microsoft HealthVault

Health Information Microsoft HealthVault is a trusted place for people to gather, store, use, and share health information online. www.healthvault.com
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MyNetDiary

Nutrition MyNetDiary makes it easy to count your calories. type in the name of the food and MyNetDiary keeps track of the rest. Or let MyNetDiary create a balanced nutrition plan for you. Available online from nay device. www.mynetdiary.com
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Nike+ Fuelband SE

Fitness NikeFuel is a single, universal way to measure all kinds of activities—from your morning workout to your big night out. Uniquely designed to measure whole-body movement no matter your age, weight or gender, NikeFuel tracks your active life. www.nike.com
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Withings

Health Information Withings offers a wide variety of wireless devices for health and wellness purposes. Data are collected by the devices and transferred to the network for tracking and analysis. vitrine.withings.com

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