Want to lose weight in the new year? Apps can help
Smartphone apps are changing the way we drop pounds, get fit
Hundreds of smartphone apps are now available to track weight loss, record and analyze runs, monitor heart rate and blood pressure, and let anyone share all this information - if they aren’t bashful - on the Web. The growing appetite for the fitness and wellness apps has given rise to a mobile health industry, which is just beginning to realize the potential of having 30 million Americans carry around smartphones equipped with advanced sensors that track our every move.