Bing Wants to Take mHealth Apps to the Next Level

Bing Wants to Take mHealth Apps to the Next LevelAlthough Windows Phone owners are no strangers to health and fitness apps, the latest in the works is a new ballgame altogether among fitness trackers.

The new app in question comes to us from Bing and helps users stay healthy after they’ve finished tracking their run.

The Bing Health & Fitness app helps you stay on top of health and fitness trends and provides the tools you need to support a healthy lifestyle. Designed for Windows Phone, the Health &  Fitness app brings together great fitness, nutrition and health content, along with trackers, tools and other features.

According to the app’s description, users can set their daily calorie goal, record what they eat and get nutritional information for over 300,000 foods. Choose from hundreds of workouts and exercises with

“Choose from hundreds of workouts and exercises with step-by-step instructions, photos and video,” the description continues. “Use the GPS tracker to record your time, distance, pace and calories burned while you walk, run, bike and do other activities. Enter symptoms to get information on possible health conditions with the Interactive Symptom Checker. Keep your tracker data synced across your Windows 8 devices.”

Although this app packs a wow factor not experienced regularly across the mHealth app spectrum, don’t get too excited just yet.

As Microsoft has already warned, this is a pre-release, Beta version of the application “meant for Microsoft testing purposes only.”

“The application may have limited functionality or have known issues,” the statement reads, adding that interested parties should “not download this application for public use while in Beta testing.”

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