Is obesity proving a thorny issue and a hard nut to crack for you? The recent escalation in the number of individuals experiencing obesity is alarming. In fact, obesity is spreading like wildfire across the globe. This issue was one of the highlights of the alaska health summit. This begs the questions; what can be done to save this generation and the future generations from this condition that is threatening to consume them?
While previous techniques and methods for fighting obesity have proven unreliable, perhaps we need to resort to fighting obesity using the most recent technology. In light with this, several companies and researchers have flexed muscles and dug deep to unearth various technological techniques, apps, and programs all aimed at curbing this mayhem once and for all. Let’s explore this technology.
Leapband’s wearables for kids
This is a health tracker for kids aimed at reducing obesity and overweight by instilling a culture of engaging in constructive activities. It features numerous activities for kids to engage in for healthy living. While lifestyle is a major contributor to the increased cases of obesity, this activity tracker is a major step in the fight against obesity. With 50 activities all well researched and proven to cause considerable depreciation in obesity cases, this will surely bring a difference.
Smash your food app
This app has been quite influential and is bound to yield positive results. An app that encourages kids as well as adults to smash real junky foods, it gives the small ones an opportunity to know what to eat and what not to eat from a tender age. This app is designed to help the next generation to grow up knowing what to eat. Available for both Android and IOS, it utilizes children’s inclination to take their parent’s phones to play games. Instead of playing games, the kids get busy getting information on healthy living.
This is yet another way to cut down some pounds. Improvised by some Japanese scientists, it works on the concept of fooling the brain that one is consuming food while in real sense they aren’t. Making use of virtual reality headsets, the brain is tricked into believing that one is taking food and is, in fact, full. This way, one reduces their food intake without jeopardizing their general well-being.
Super stretch yoga App
This is yet another application available in the market. While yoga’s benefits in the overall weight control, as well as body fitness, is invaluable, children who use this app get to know about yoga at an early age. This gives them an opportunity to grow with a conscious mind, aware of the benefits of keeping fit and exercising.
The human body app
This is another app that contains a working model of the human body. With every part animated to show the interaction of various organs and their importance to the entire body, it is aimed at making children aware of their body and how it works. With awareness of how the body works, perhaps they can work hard to maintain their general fitness.
All these are technological methods aimed at reducing obesity. Although the list is inexhaustible, these are just a few techniques and applications which are expected to yield positive results in the long-run.…