Monday, October 15, 2018

Standing Too Much at Work May Be Worse For Your Heart than Sitting

While we're often told that sitting too much is bad for our health, it turns out, according to a recent study, that standing for...

Can Fitness Trackers Detect Afib? A Study is Hoping to Find Out

Cardiogram is a mobile app that works with Apple Watch, Wear OS, and just recently Garmin smartwatches that have heart rate sensors.  Users can...

Are Fitness Trackers Worth It?

Not long ago I came across someone asking whether fitness trackers are worth having. Obviously, since I've reviewed a number of them and have...

A Healthy Lifestyle May Be More Attainable With Coaching and Other Tools

The numbers aren't good for many Americans.  Less than 15% of us eat 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day, 71%...
Fitbit Female Health in Mobile App

Fitbit Rolls Out Female Health Tracking

Fitbit's mobile app rolled out a feature promised since the unveiling of the Fitbit Versa and that is women's health tracking.  The feature is...
Omron Series 3 Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor

Gut Microbes from a High Fiber Diet May Lower Blood Pressure

As someone recently diagnosed with chronic high blood pressure, I've been looking for ways to lower my blood pressure myself through lifestyle changes.  I...

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