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Continuing our discussion from last summer about mobile technologies and iPad uses in research, the classroom, or life, I thought we'd talk a bit today about the many health apps that seem to be taking over many people's mobile devices! This post was first inspired by the apps I kept hearing about that would pull up nutritional information for food. But, after a bit of research and exploration, I discovered that there are many, many health and fitness apps available: calorie counters, food diaries, and exercise tracking! I'm listing a few cool ones below, and then mention a few sites that aggregate this information, or provide background information about the content provided through these apps: