To survive Flu Season, you need a stealthy combination of hand washing, healthy eating, exercising and my personal favorite, sleeping. Prevention is the name of the game. So whether your preferred flu-fighting plan includes going for the flu shot or drinking preventative homemade teas, check out some of these healthy iPhone apps to help you keep ahead of the flu virus.
Apps for well-being
Your best defense for fighting the flu is living a healthy lifestyle. Prevention is the key to well-being and a flu-free life. Explore the free Livifi: Whole Life Health app to get started on the road to a healthy lifestyle. This holistic app will help you learn more than 40 new healthy behaviors, set goals, track progress and ultimately develop healthy habits.
Getting a good night’s sleep and cutting back on stress will also help you stay healthy and protect your body against the flu. If you are having a tough day at the office, just plug your headphones in and listen to the free Sound Massage app to find your calm place. The lingering wave sounds are perfect to fall asleep to after a stressful day as well. This iPhone app ensures no more restless nights and ultimately helps you fight the flu. Win, win!
Free and informative apps
Stay up-to-date with the latest news on seasonal flu with the free CDC News Reader iPhone app from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This iPhone app is great for type “A” folks who want all the information they can get on every matter, especially when it comes to their health and well-being. Get emergency preparedness information, travel, environmental health and public health matters news from this helpful health app too.
The free Flu.Gov app helps you track the flu’s progress in your area and beyond. It also gives you tidbits on how to prevent the flu including washing your hands frequently, especially when handling a bacteria-ridden iPhone all day. How many people have you seen on their iPhone in the bathroom? Gross. You can also track down a local place to get a flu shot.
Apps for fitness and diet
Maintaining a healthy weight can also help prevent illness. If you have a few pounds to lose in order to regain control of your health, check out the free Jillian Michaels Slim-Down Solution iPhone app. It’s filled with daily tips, slimming recipes and fat-burning exercises that will have you kicking the flu goodbye in no time. Upgrade for $3.99 a week to get a personalized meal plan and take your quest for a healthy lifestyle to the next level.