Apple is raising the bar in the health tracking arena. Here is a suite of apps where “…fitness app can talk to your calorie tracker, your doctor can be automatically notified of updates to your health data, and great apps work together for a healthier you.”
Must confess that I am an Apple Fan-boy. My first computin’ machine was an Apple II Plus in 1979. I have been a happy Apple customer ever since. Can’t wait for the Apple Watch to come out. Check out my post Sitting Too Much is Killing Us for more on that.
I wrote about food sensitivity in late March. In that post, I also mentioned that I feared I suffered from food sensitivity as I have arthritis, nasal congestion and post nasal drip. Since that time, I have contacted a nutritionist and am beginning the elimination diet. Briefly, in the elimination diet, I will be eliminating dairy and gluten foods from my consumption. After a couple of weeks, I hope to see the symptoms of my ailments becoming less aggravating. If that is the case, I will have established that I have a sensitivity to either (or both) gluten and/or dairy.
The nutritionist was great to talk to. She gave me lots of materials to read that will aid in my following the diet.
The apple part of the snack was easy
This brings me to one of the first ‘challenges.’ Back in April of last year I wrote A Tasty Apple Dessert or Snack.
This snack consists of apple slices eaten with crumbled gorgonzola cheese. I love it and eat it every day. However, now that I am eschewing as opposed to chewing dairy, I can not have it. To put it mildly – darn! Continue reading