May 25, 2016

Leveraging Smartphone Applications for Health

Despite the incredible potential and recent emergence of smartphone apps meant to promote user health, very few have actually encouraged sustainable behavioral change. “SmartAPPetite” addresses common challenges to apps by incorporating validated behavior change techniques and principles from behavioral economics to “nudge” users into healthy dietary habits.

An emphasis of public health researchers is decreasing nutritional inequity stemming from geographic, educational, […]

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