Technical devices for weight loss

Posted in Healthy eating, healthy weight and dieting

While it is easy to call yourself an active person, sometimes, the reality is quite different. Activity trackers help you become aware of and understand just how active you are. They encourage healthier habits which may contribute to weight loss.

Jawbone UP: A combination of a wristband activity tracker and app, this integrated system tracks your activity, sleep, mood, food and drink intake.

Fitbit: The Fitbitactivity trackeris available as a wristband or clip on device.

Withings Pulse O2: This wristband or clip on activity tracker monitors your movements and calories burnt throughout the day.

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Created by Julie Tynan and Paula Mee, Members of the Weight Management Interest Group, February 2015 Review date: February 2017

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