There are a variety of smartphone and tablet apps that are designed to help people make healthy changes. This list contains apps for iOS and Android
users that we think might be particularly useful.
Health and Fitness Apps
Lose It! (free) (iOS) (Android)
Helps users make healthy choices by setting a daily calorie budget, tracking physical activity, and providing a calorie counting database. Allows users
to set goals and monitor progress.
Protracker Plus ($3.99) (iOS) (Not available on Android)
A food and nutrition points counting app to help you monitor food intake and lose weight.
Beeminder (free) (iOS) (Android)
An excellent app to help you set goals and stay on track. Users pledge an amount of their own money towards their goal, and if they don't stay on track they lose that money.
RunKeeper (free) (iOS) (Android)
A GPS based app for tracking runs, hikes, and bike rides that allows the user to view stats like pace, time, and distance. Allows users to share activities with a social network, and is integrated with several other health, fitness, and weight loss apps.
Safety Apps (iOS only)
iAuditor (free) (iOS)
Used for job site inspections and other work applications. Allows the user to customize inspection criteria and score an inspection
Chemical Safety Data Sheets (ICSC) (free) (iOS)
Displays health and safety information for chemicals used in agriculture, factories, construction, and many other industries.
Decibel 10th (free) (iOS)
Works as a hand-held sound level meter.
Ergonomics (free) (iOS)
Allows users to set remiunders for standing up and taking breaks, provides equipment setup advice, and ideas for workplace exercises.
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemicals ($7.99) (iOS)
Basic industrial hygiene information to assist in recognizing and controlling occupational chemical hazards.