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Phone Apps Help Dieters

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Dieting can sometimes be difficult, but what if we told you that there was a way to make it easier with the click of a button?

Smartphones have made living healthy and dieting much easier. Certain applications allow you to log your food intake, while also pointing out foods that you may want to eliminate altogether. Think of it as a way to learn the ins and outs of nutrition.

"These applications basically give you a way to study this on your own. Once you get the hang of it and you have a resource to check with, most people are happy to change the way they eat and are very satisfied with the results," says Trinity Family Medicine Physician Maria Albertson.

With fitness and dieting applications you are able to track your every move. Some applications go as far as allowing you to scan the barcodes on food packages, letting you know the calorie, sugar, and fat intake of a single serving.

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