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Featured App Friday: ControlMyWeight by Calorie King

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ControlMyWeight by Calorie King is the most accurate calorie counter for iPhone users. It started over 40 years ago with a book, making Calorie King pioneers of the diet tracking craze.

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They put their focus on making their products useful, and because the company has been around for a long time, they really cater to the health aspect of the app.

In fact, they have dietitians and certified diabetes educators on their team to give users professional and personalized dietary information.

ControlMyWeight keeps it simple. You don’t have to count calories if you don’t want or need to, and they know some people just want to maintain weight.

They allow users to start out counting calories, but you have the ability to switch and only track to stay in the correct range.

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As they told us, “We have a long term health oriented goal. By keeping the app simple, the user will remain engaged longer.

Longer is important because maintaining weight is long term process, whereas weight loss can be short term.”If you have been diagnosed with Type II Diabetes, we recommend downloading HEALTHeDiabetes by Calorie King.

“We want users to be able to move back and forth between these two apps with ease.”

The most important aspect of any food tracking app is the database, and the ControlMyWeight databse is used by Johnson and Johnson Animas for insulin pumps. Medical prfessionals need accuracy in food data, and you deserve to have it in your food tracking app!

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In the near future, ControlMyWeight plans to integrate with selective apps and more importantly, they are going to start recording health outcomes so that the public can see outcomes of the app.

By doing this, they will be able to see if the changes made to the app affect outcomes in a positive or negative way, which helps them decie which changes to make.

“Improving health by taking a drug is predictable. An app’s effectiveness must be measured to see how the changes affect the user”

If you find  yourself sifting through content, trying to find simplicity in an app for diet tracking, download ControlMyWeight on iTunes for $4.99. We love the ControlMyWeight philosophy, and we know you’ll appreciate it as a health tool!

 

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