Want to lose weight? Use smartphones

Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Get away from healthy eating habits and regular exercises if you want to lose weight as new research shows that smartphones also play a big role in getting into shape.

Aug 27 2013, 9:22am CDT | by IANS

Want to lose weight? Use smartphones
Photo Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez, Getty Images

Los Angeles, Aug 27 — Get away from healthy eating habits and regular exercises if you want to lose weight as new research shows that smartphones also play a big role in getting into shape.

According to a new study by mobilephonechecker.co.uk, an online platform that offers the best mobile phone deals, as many as one-third of Britishers are now turning to their smartphones when dieting in a bid to help them reach their weight goals.

According to study, 39 percent of people rely heavily on dieting and weight loss phone and tablet application in order to make informed decisions about their food choices.

Also, 81 percent had seen more successful weight loss results through using dieting applications than they did before using them, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

"I think it is an absolutely fantastic sign that so many people are using their mobile phones to help aid them with weight loss, and seeing effective results from it. It must be hard to try and stick to a diet or low calorie menu when on the go or out at a restaurant, so being able to track food intake in situations like this on a mobile device must be a godsend to some," said Adam Cable, director of mobilephonechecker.co.uk.

Some of the reasons for using dieting apps included:

- Easier to track calories and food intake at the push of a button

- Can check calorie content of items before deciding to eat them

- Helpful for planning healthy and nutritious meals in advance

- Cheaper and easier alternative to diet books and magazines

IANS

Source: IANS

 
 
 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Is Mariah Carey's New Song About Nick Cannon?
Is Mariah Carey's New Song About Nick Cannon?
Singer's new song raises questions about her break up.
 
 
Brad Pitt tells Story behind his Bruised Face
Brad Pitt tells Story behind his Bruised Face
Well it isn’t serious as the actor fell on his stairs wearing flip flops.
 
 
Baywatch star Jeremy Jackson arrested for stabbing a person
Baywatch star Jeremy Jackson arrested for stabbing a person
The actor was taken into the custody after victim identified him
 
 
Grey’s Anatomy kills off Patrick Dempsey’s character Dr. McDreamy!
Grey’s Anatomy kills off Patrick Dempsey’s character Dr. McDreamy!
A really sad moment for the fans of Grey’s Anatomy.