Baton Rouge, La – On Feb. 9, 2012 Blue Cross Launched Mobile App to Help Louisianans Eat Right and Move More. The iPhone app provides an easy way to track healthier lifestyle choice.
This free and fun motivational program is designed in collaboration with Pennington Biomedical Research Center to inspire healthier choices. The 2 Step program offers tools and resources to help people take two simple steps to better health: eat right and move more.
The new mobile app has several features to help users maintain a healthy lifestyle while on the go:
A list of 100-calorie snacks; Visual portion guide; List of exercises; BMI calculator; Educational videos
About the Louisiana 2 StepThe 2 Step is the ultimate tool for "health guidance." Louisiana2Step.com provides: information on eating right and moving more; health tracking tools; goal setting tools; guidance for healthy families; healthy recipes; links to support organizations.
Launched in 2007, the award-winning Louisiana 2 Step program is a fun, free and motivational way to teach adults in Louisiana two simple steps to better health: eat right and move more. Through the interactive website, www.Louisiana2Step.com, participants can use tools and get information to help get healthy and stay healthy. Kids ages 5 to 12 can find their own age-appropriate tools, games and info at the 2 Step 4 Kids companion site (www.2Step4Kids.com).
For more information on how to do the 2, visit http://www.louisiana2step.com/resources/parishes