There’s an app for that: Health apps for 2020

Looking for some help on your health and wellness journey this year? Or simply enjoy using technology to guide and monitor your activities? Here are some great health and wellness apps to try out in 2020.

MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal constantly pops up on ‘best app’ listings, and for good reason. It features an easy-to-use food diary with access to a large database of more than 6 million different foods and restaurant meals. Import nutrition information from your favourite recipes and learn about healthier options.

MyFitnessPal is popular for those looking to lose weight, gain weight, or maintain weight, and who want to track calories to do so. It also connects with over 50 other apps and devices, allowing you to log exercise. A large online community also offers support and motivation.

Cost: Free, with paid upgrade options
Ratings:
4.7 on App Store
4.5 on Google Play

 

Headspace

Headspace is a mental health monitoring app focusing on meditation and mindfulness. Whether your aim is to manage anxiety, relieve stress, learn breathing skills or improve your focus, happiness and serenity, the app has options for everyone.

A basic course on the app is free, while subscription offers access to hundreds of guided meditations, mindfulness training and breathing exercises.

The app also has a separate sleep section with sleep meditation, music and sleepcasts, along with darker screen and buttons, and a kid’s meditation course for the little ones.

Cost: Free, with paid upgrade options
Ratings:
4.9 on App Store
3.8 on Google Play

To read the full article on our sister publication Cayman Health’s website, click here.

 

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1 COMMENT

  1. I use My Fitness Pal, and it’s a great app. There are wonderful apps out there for many tools, including securely accepting credit cards. I live in the US, and depend on the Cayman Compass. But I’m not comfortable calling someone and giving my credit card number away. Please start using an app. I want to donate!
    Have a Safe & Blessed Day,
    Amy W.