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Gadgets and Gizmo’s for a Healthy Lifestyle

Posted June 6, 2017 by Sue Prichard

These days, many people associate tech quite negatively when it comes to health. That’s because we instantly think of kids glued to their TV and computer screens rather than going outside to play! However, did you know that there are actually some really cool gadgets and gizmos that can help to improve your lifestyle? So, don’t cut these great tech items out of your everyday life, as they can help you and your family get a lot healthier!

A Fitbit

Do you wish that your family got a lot more exercise? If you buy every member a Fitbit, you might find that they get a lot more motivated when it comes to burning calories! Fitbits are like small bracelets, and you need to wear them at all times. It then tracks your daily food choices and the number of calories you manage to burn. You then know if you have had enough exercise each day. People find that tracking their fitness in this way really motivates them to stick to a healthy life.

 

Nutribullet

Do you have a hard time trying to get enough portions of fruit and vegetables into your family’s diet? If so, you will really benefit from a nutribullet. This fantastic kitchen gadget makes it ever so easy to make delicious smoothies and juices. You just need to put in your choice of fruit and veggies, press the button, and your healthy drink will be ready in just minutes! When you buy yours, it will come with its very own recipe booklet, but you can feel free to experiment and come up with your own yummy concoctions!

Water Cooler

Something else that many people struggle with is drinking enough water each day. More often than not, people simply forget that they need to drink around two litres of fresh water each day. Unfortunately, tea, coffee, and fizzy drinks don’t count! One way you can keep on top of your water intake is to shop for water coolers. Place one in your kitchen so that you are always reminded to grab a glass of cool water. You might also want one for your bedroom so that it’s easy to get a drink if you ever wake up thirsty in the middle of the night.

 

Mindful Apps

Do you seem to get a lot more stressed than you used to? Pressures at work and in our personal lives seem to be a lot more present these days, and, as a result, the numbers of people who suffer from mental health issues is on the rise. One way to nip this problem in the bud is to start trying out some mindfulness techniques. These are just like meditation, in that they focus on thought techniques to help quieten and de-stress the mind. There are lots of great apps that can help you get started with mindfulness, including the Smiling Mind app.

 

If you are struggling to stay healthy, look to tech to help you. There are so many gadgets that can give you a helping hand!