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Five Healthcare Apps to Help You Boost Your Wellness

From counting your steps to counting the calories in your meals, managing your health can be a challenge. To make matters worse, managing your progress can also get expensive. Having access to tech-savvy health apps not only makes looking after your health easy and affordable, it makes it a whole lot more fun too.

Here are some of our favourite free healthcare apps: 

Zombies, Run!

Get ready for the run of your life! Thanks to this app, running or jogging will never be boring again. Zombies, Run! combines playing video games and working out. As you run, you get to keep humans safe from zombies, collect materials for your camp, and carry out important missions. It’s no wonder that this app became the highest-grossing health app on iTunes. And, of course, it’s also available for Android phones. 

Calorie Counter – MyFitnessPal

Whether you want to lose weight, tone up, get healthy, change your habits, or start a new diet, MyFitnessPal is one of the top-rated health apps that will help you keep track of your diet easily. It has a database of more than five million foods and nutrition information for thousands of restaurants. You can also sync MyFitnessPal with other fitness-tracking devices and apps.


Managing your diet isn’t the only factor in leading a healthy lifestyle. In order to improve the quality of your life, you should make sure to keep stress in check. The CALM app introduces seven 10-minute courses of basic meditation to help you calm down and manage your stress levels. The app also offers access to online communities on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook, and a blog that explores different aspects of mindfulness practice.


If gym is your thing, then JEFIT is for you. Track your workout, record your reps and manage your weights, all in one easy-to-use app. If you want to switch up your routine, you can always check out more than 1,300 exercises that are stored in the database. Or, if you don’t like choosing the exercises by yourself, you can choose from hundreds of user-generated workouts.


Sleep deprivation not only affects how you feel the next day, it can also have an effect on your entire body. SleepBot keeps a track of your sleeping patterns and measures how well you sleep over the course of several nights. The best thing about this app is that it has a smart-alarm function that wakes you up in your light-sleep-cycle, making sure you wake up refreshed and energised.

Download these free apps today from your Apple iStore or PlayStore and get more from smart healthcare.

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