Healthy Apps for the new year

There are so many Apps available now to help us look after our  health. Whether it’s eating well, finding the motivation to exercise, quitting smoking or keeping track of medications, there’s an App to help you do it! Here’s a list of our top ten picks for a healthy 2018.




We all know how important sleep is, but are you getting enough? Sleepbot is a suite of tools to help you improve your sleep, one hour at a time. You can track your sleep, set alarms and view and share stats of your sleep over time.

iOS   Android 



That Sugar App

That Sugar App lets you track how much sugar you and your family are consuming. Scan barcodes or search to calculate the ‘hidden’ sugar in packaged food and beverages. Converts grams into teaspoons with graphic displays. 

iOS   Android




Couch to 5k

This app is designed to get you off the couch and running, with a training program hosted by a choice of four motivational coaches. With just three sessions a week of 20-30 minutes, will have you running a 5k race in nine weeks! It really works!  

iOS   Android


Way of Life

Create and maintain good habits with this habit-building app. Invest less than a minute a day to track, identify and change your habits. Plus you can set up reminders for anything that is important to you. 

iOS   Android



Quit Now: My Quit Buddy

From the Australian National Preventive Health Agency, the app helps you get and stay smoke free. It will help you persevere through the journey. 

iOS   Android


Australian Red Cross App

A pocket guide to first aid and CPR, giving you access to the most up-to-date information any time, any where.

iOS   Android





Save time and skip the pharmacy queue with MedAdvisor. You can pre-order medications, receive script reminders, and keep track of medications for you and your loved ones. MedAdvisor works with leading pharmacies Australia-wide.   

iOS   Android


Sun Smart

Be safe in the sun and protect you and your family from harmful UV exposure with the free Sun Smart app. Find out when you need sun protection across Australia, with UV levels, 7 day forecast and sun screen calculator.

iOS   Android



Meditation Studio

Many believe that meditation can help with stress management, sleep disorders and chronic pain. This award-winning app gives you step-by-step guided meditations on everything from happiness to performance. 

iOS   Android




The 13SICK, National Home Doctor Service App is the efficient and secure way to book a doctor home visit. Perfect for patients and carers who need to access urgent medical care after hours. 

iOS   Android

For more health app reviews visit:

Healthy living apps - which apps are right for you? VicHealth
Health and Wellbeing Apps Healthdirect
From reading more to eating less, there’s an app to help with every resolution Digital Trends
18 Best Health and Fitness Apps of 2018

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