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Online Resources and Apps

Below are some helpful online resources and phone applications which can be useful in your journey toward heart health. Please note these are only suggestions. You may wish to review several of these resources and then choose those that fit your needs.


Nutrition and Food

  • Nutrition                                           

  • Heart Healthy recipes                   

  • Eating Well Magazine and recipes     

  • Food Fit                                            

  • Fruits and vegetables                   

  • Foodnetwork recipes                    

  • Epicurious recipes                        

  • Online trackers:

Physical Activity

  • ACE Fitness                                                         
  • American on the Move                                        
  • Athletic Runner                                                    
  • National Center on Physical Activity and Disability
  • Physical Activity and Health                               
  • Shape Up America!                                             

 Weight Management

  • National Weight Control Registry                     
  • Sparkpeople                                                         
  • Weight Control Information Network                
  • Weight Watchers:                                                

Phone Applications

Healthy in a Hurry from EatingWell - healthy and quick recipes.
Epicurious' Recipes & Shopping List - recipes and shopping list; great for grocery shopping and cooking.
Myfitnesspal - keep food records, analyze recipes, track weight loss.
Loseit - track calories, carbs, fat, etc. and get motivated to lose weight.
Calorie Tracker - look up and track daily calorie, fat, carbohydrate and protein intake.
Mynetdiary – keep food records and track exercise.
ipump trainer series - full body workouts including strength, cardio, flexibility, sports, yoga, pilates and a lot more.
StepTrackLite – use it as a simple pedometer to measure and track physical activity while strolling, walking or running.

iMapMyRun - utilizes the iPhone's GPS technology for real-time distance, time, pace and speed tracking.

Pret-a-Yoga Lite - the perfect app for yoga beginners who might be threatened by the gym environment, or advanced yogis looking to take their routine on the go.
Heartbeat - use this app to help you manually track your heart beats per minute (bpm) during or after a workout. 


Watch for our new Hearts Beat Back website and solutions coming soon!

If you’re looking to improve the health of your community, our evidence-based population health solutions are a great place to start. Building on our success with Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project, we can provide you with technical assistance and consultation on assessment, strategy development, program development and evaluation, along with presentations to help you achieve improved population health.

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