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Men focus more on muscle gain, women are more into weight management, says a

Men focus more on muscle gain, women are more into weight management, says a
Health Goals Get active and fit; reduce stress; manage weight; improve sleep quality and prevent illness While men are focusing more on muscle gain, women are more into weight management. Fitness Steps Mumbai ranks No. 1 on step counts, with people …
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Sophisticated Weight Managers: Novel Approaches To Weight Loss
America's cultural struggles against a collective bulging waistline may seem like old news. By now, many of us are all too familiar with the numbers: most American adults are overweight (63 percent), with a substantial minority being obese (32 percent
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'I feel embarrassed': A 'Biggest Loser' winner confesses her weightgain shame
After shedding 112 pounds to win the show in 2008, Vincent says she has gained back most of the weight she fought so hard to lose, nearly returning to her pre-“Biggest Loser” weight of 234 pounds. Her struggles, she revealed, have made her ashamed.
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Campbell Organic Soups Broaden Push Into Fast-Growing Natural Foods

Campbell Organic Soups Broaden Push Into Fast-Growing Natural Foods
Campbell Soup Co. started selling the first line of organic soups under its namesake brand, seeking to boost lackluster soup sales and broaden its push into the fast-growing naturalfoods segment. The Campbell's Organic line is composed of six …
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Natural food grocer Earth Fare to open first Michigan store Feb. 25 in Portage
The organic and natural food grocery will host a grand opening for its first Michigan store that day at its newly built, 23,800-square-foot location at 5070 S. Westnedge Ave. in Portage. The local operation is part of a growing, Asheville, N.C.-based
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Natural Food Grocers Thrive In A Choppy Stock Market
Whole Foods isn't alone. The healthy lifestyle trend and quest for high-quality natural and organic food and ingredients has gained momentum across age groups ranging from baby boomers to millennials, who are shoring up their spending power.
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Avoid the dreaded weight-loss plateau by taking a changing metabolism into

Avoid the dreaded weight-loss plateau by taking a changing metabolism into
For my entire career as a dietitian, weight loss plans have been developed using the principle that one pound equals 3,500 calories. Logically, then, cutting your intake by 500 calories each day results in a one pound weight loss per week. This
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Andy Leeks did 10 diets in 50 days and found one that really worked
I'd start a new diet with loads of enthusiasm, only to abandon my best-laid plans when the novelty wore off – usually once I'd learned all there was to learn about the plan and any weight loss started to slow. Which is why I came up with the idea of
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Diet Doc Updates Their Diet Plans to Include Prescription Diet Products That
While many diet plans continue to encourage the earlier versions of the dangerously low, 500 calorie per day hCG hormone diet plans, Diet Doc encourages patients to consume more than double that of the original diet. The company saw the encouraging …
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The HealthWatch 360 App Turns Your Phone Into A Personal Nutrition Assistant

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014

GB HealthWatch, a pioneer company in gene-nutrition-health, is providing diet, lifestyle and health tracking tools for self-quantification. Obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases are common diet-induced health conditions. A mismatch between genes and the modern Western diet is the main cause of these problems. Fortunately, all can be prevented or minimized with healthy diet and lifestyle changes. HealthWatch 360 is the app created for just this purpose.

Beyond preventing serious health conditions, well-balanced nutrition can reduce stress, improve sleep quality and increase productivity, while also promoting a youthful appearance and boosting energy. Thus, meeting nutritional goals recommended by the Dietary Guidelines is important for everyone. Although many are already conscious about their diet, the majority of people are still not sure if they are eating in a nutritionally correct way. HealthWatch 360 is like a personal nutritionist; it helps people make the right food choices and identifies nutrient deficiency or excess in the diet, while at the same time providing personalized tips and actionable insights for improvement.

?We carefully designed HealthWatch 360 based on sound nutritional science, and strived to make the app functionality simple and intuitive for everyone. We hope this app will help millions of people reach their optimal health,? said Dr. Shen, president of GB HealthWatch.

Unlike many weight loss apps, HealthWatch 360 goes beyond a simple calorie counter, tracking not only calories, but 30+ nutrients in the diet. ?We have the most comprehensive food and nutrition database,? said Christina Troutner, MS, RDN, a registered dietitian and nutritionist at the company. ?In addition to the nutrients found on the food label, our database also includes important but overlooked nutrients such as omega-3, omega-6, potassium, magnesium, zinc, selenium, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, lycopene and vitamins B6, B12, D, E, K and more. This way, it becomes easy to identify where true deficiencies lie, and fine-tune your nutrition balance. Nutrients from both foods and supplements are tracked, so reported nutrient intake is amazingly accurate.?

The food database of over 400,000 items includes 1,300 brand name items, as well as foods from over 600 restaurants and all major grocery stores, such as Trader Joe?s, Whole Foods and Chipotle. Users can easily log and track foods in several ways: by using search or integrated barcode scanner, by creating their own custom foods or recipes, or by picking from nutritionist-selected meal menus.

HealthWatch 360 takes a unique and holistic approach to nutrition. Nutrient intake from foods and supplements is totaled, then reported in the app?s daily report. When a nutrient is lacking, the app provides top food recommendations to fulfill needs, and when a nutrient, such as sodium or cholesterol, is over-consumed, a warning is triggered and a graphic chart is displayed to help identify the problem. Users can also select from lists of foods rich in a specific nutrient for personal meal planning. A daily nutrition score, based on a proprietary algorithm, is also calculated as a measure of the user?s diet quality, on a scale from 1-100. Regardless of whether someone is on the DASH diet, Mediterranean diet, or Paleo diet, the innovative nutrition score system motivates users to make better food choices, strive for more balanced nutrition and stay on target with their health goals.

HealthTracker is another unique feature of HealthWatch 360. People can track over 500 symptoms and health conditions in parallel with their nutritional intake and lifestyle. Body weight, blood pressure, blood glucose and allergies as well as mood, energy level, sleep quality, acne, canker sores, hair loss and dry skin are all preprogrammed choices and included in the app?s extensive database. In addition, users can create custom trackers to suit their needs. With the power of this app, users can identify if reducing sodium in their diet truly reduces their blood pressure, if eliminating a food stops their allergy symptoms, or if taking a multivitamin increases their energy levels. Tracking symptoms together with nutrition and lifestyle can help people discover patterns and monitor trends and progress in their nutrition and health.

HealthWatch 360 is an app for better health, for everyone. It is now available in the App store, and it?s free.

About GB HealthWatch

GB HealthWatch is a nutritional genomics company. We study gene-diet-health interactions. Our mission is to help prevent common chronic diseases through targeted, gene-based nutritional and dietary intervention. We aim to inform people about the scientific basis of chronic diseases, support them with nutrition management products and services and empower them to take control and live better lives.