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The Dietsensor application: a great ally of your health

« A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier», says the quote. In fact, to keep our body in good health is a duty. Following the ancient saying of Hippocrates: prevention is better than cure. In the technological era, life is much easier and so is the prevention of illnesses. Dietsensor is the first nutritional coaching application that includes optional sensors. The app can now be downloaded from the AppStore or Google Play in 19 different countries.

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Choose the subscription plan that suits your needs

You can choose the subscription that fits your needs. With the Ultimate Plan, you can use the SCiO scanner and the smart scale options. The scanner is user-friendly. It gives you access to our algorithms able to analyse about any homogeneous food. You can buy the sensor at our online shop. The subscription will only cost you 10, 99 dollars per month or 7.90 dollars per month if you subscribe for a year.

With the Premium Plan, you can add your physical activities by connecting with the Apple Health App or Google Fit apps, and various gadgets such as Healthkit, Fitbit, Microsoft, Jawbone UP, and so on. Activating your virtual coach will allow you to receive hundreds of nutritional suggestions that suit your profile. The subscription fees for the Premium Plan is 7, 99 dollars per month and 5.80 dollars per month if you subscribe for a year.

How to subscribe?

Dietsensor is free to download and use. Should you choose to upgrade to Dietsensor Premium or Ultimate plans, we offer different auto-renewing subscription options. Yearly subscription offer a free trial of one month. Payment will be charged to iTunes or Google Play Account at confirmation of purchase or after the free trial. Subscription will be renewed automatically unless you the auto-renew is turned off 24 hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current subscription. However, you will not be able to cancel your subscription during the active period. Once purchased, refunds will not be provided for any unused portion of the term.

Study finds eating pears regularly may improve blood pressure, heart function | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Eating fresh pears may improve blood pressure and vascular function in middle-aged men and women who are at risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. “These initial results are very promising,” said lead author Sarah A Johnson, who conducted the research while at Florida State University. “With metabolic syndrome being of such high prevalence in the US, we feel it is important to explore the potential for functional foods such as pears to improve cardiovascular risk factors such as blood pressure in affected middle-aged adults,” Johson said, who is now at from the Colorado State University.

Read the full article at: www.dnaindia.com

DietSensor will help in the daily meal planning making healthy food choices according to your daily need. The device will show you at any specific time of the day, the kind of food that could help you meet your nutrient budget and the nutrients present in the food scanned. Depending on your health profile, DietSensor will specify the correct daily intake as we work with doctors and registered nutritionists to establish advices driven by evidence based medicine.

NHS England » Prevention is key to the fight against heart disease – Dr Matt Kearney

The newly appointed National Clinical Director for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention looks at the challenges ahead: There is now growing acceptance across the NHS that we have to get serious about prevention. Much of this, of course, is driven by the epidemic of obesity, poor diet, inactivity and other risk factors that come with the 21st century lifestyle. It is estimated that around two thirds of premature deaths – that is deaths before the age of 75 – could be prevented by tackling the major risk factors. And one in four premature deaths is caused by cardiovascular disease (CVD), especially heart attacks and strokes.

Read the full article at: www.england.nhs.uk

The newly appointed National Clinical Director Cardiovascular Disease Prevention is looking at the different challenges link to healthcare in the United States, especially those related to the hearts attacks and stroke. According to him, the 21st century lifestyle increases the number of premature death due to high consumption of salt and sugar, smoking habits and lack of physical activities. In such particular situation, DietSensor can helps in the primary care and the control of personal healthcare. This would aid on the prevention of CVD and make people change their lifestyle in food consumption thus reducing the large number of people with atrial fibrillation and type 2 diabetes.

Shared risk factors lead to diabetes, heart disease and cancer, says major AACR symposium

In a major symposium at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2015, University of Colorado Cancer Center investigator Tim Byers, MD, MPH, describes research showing the link between cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. “Understanding the similarities and differences in how these risk factors create cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease could aid the ways we prevent all three diseases,” Byers says.

Read the full article at: www.eurekalert.org

About 1 out of 11 people in the U.S. have diabetes, and more than one-third of U.S. adults are considered obese, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For many people who have chronicle diseases, strict nutritional management is a burdensome part of everyday life. DietSensor helps you recognize and understand your own habit patterns as it is the first instant nutrition coach with sensors that automates nutrient counting. The DietSensor mobile application was developed to help users better manager their health, by providing accurate, easily accessible nutritional information, especially for those who are suffering from being overweight or with chronicle diseases related to nutrition. The solution : a pocket molecular sensor and a mobile application – it’s that simple !