The MyFitnessPal Go project by Matt Ho includes a library with food diary. Useful to retrieve macro intake for today and retrieve macro intake for a specific date. MyFitnessPal is an application that tracks the progress of users who are committed to changes in diet and exercise. The API is private and available on the MyFitnessPal site.
Apple today released the Health Records API to developers and researchers alike tap into the growing amount of data generated by and stored on mobile devices. The end goal is to let consumers manage their medications, diseases, nutrition -- all of which can be viewed and managed on their iPhone.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Health and Environment APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Open APIs are being adopted by a wide range of industries, even those outside the Internet sector. Most recently the pharmaceutical industry is realizing the benefits of APIs in sharing information around drug research. Thomson Reuters now provides the Thomson Reuters Pharma API for investigational drugs data. The service provides access the company's comprehensive source of global pharmaceutical intelligence on drugs.