HealthTap Founder and CEO Ron Gutman met with Health 2.0 leaders at the Aneesh Chopra Commonwealth Club Event on Tuesday night. HealthTap is holding the first Developer Challenge Hackathon, an important part of the public/private partnerships Chopra recommends for developing health data applications to help the public.
A lot of our efforts to be healthier suffer from the problem of lack of feedback. While people can track changes in strength and endurance quantitatively as they exercise, effects of dietary choices are much harder to track. You can monitor weight, but weight is far from the complete picture of health.
Happiness and health go together, whether your biggest health worry is the occasional stubbed toe (ouch!) or a chronic illness. No matter what’s ailing you, if you have a smile on your face and possess some general tools to handle stress, you will feel better, be more productive, and get more out of life.
I recently came across an interesting article on some surprising sources of salt (ok, well, I know bacon isn’t too big of a surprise, but COOKIES?!).