From Kurbo Health, Inc.:
Kurbo is a mobile health coaching app designed specifically for kids, teens and families. It is fun and easy to use. It helps you make smarter eating and exercise decisions and develop healthy habits. 90% of Kurbo coaching users experience weight loss within three months. Almost everyone reported improved self-confidence and self-esteem, and have a lot of fun along the way without having to follow a specific diet. "My daughter curbed her pattern of gaining, and, more important, she looks and feels better. " - David Sparrow, senior editor at Parents Magazine. "Unique Health Program Appeals to Digital Kids" - LA Parent. WHY KURBO WORKS. Unlike many diet tracker & calorie counter apps, Kurbo does not ask you to track every calorie you eat. You don't need to buy special foods like Weight Watchers or Jenny Craig. What it does do is provide: A fun nutrition and activity tracker that helps children, teenagers and families develop healthy habits and record your progress in a food diary. Daily support from a team of experts through in-app messages, emails, and texts that will lead to weight loss through healthier eating and improved diet and eating habits. Tasty, healthy food suggestions and motivation lifters that keep you inspired and informed about the healthy food pyramid. Tips on nutrition through entertaining games, videos and weekly challenges. Weekly Skype talks, nutrition coaching and goal-setting with a trained professional coach (premium plan purchase required.) Our coaches include Olympic athletes, professional soccer players, nutritionists, and more. NEW FEATURES (Launched recently). Coached users can now chat with their coach directly through in-app chat. All users will receive tips, hints, and reminders through their chat window. To take advantage of these messages, make sure to enable Notifications when prompted in the app. You can pay for a coaching plan directly in the app. Data have shown that kids and teens have a much higher chance to reach their goals with the help of a coach. KEY FEATURES. Food and Exercise Tracker - Easily track behavior in an exercise and food diary. Progress Tracker - Show your progress over time. Virtual Coaching - In-app messages, texts, and notifications provide personalized feedback, encouragement and recommendations. Fun games -- help you learn about nutrition, the healthy food pyramid, earn badges and have fun. Budgeting Tool - gives a child, teen or family the ability to adjust their food choices around special events. Helpful Videos - Videos help you learn the Kurbo system quickly and easily. Weekly Challenges - Keeps you on your toes and engaged. and More - Set reminders, goals, pick your own coaching avatar, keep a journal, and more. WHAT KURBO KIDS ARE SAYING. "I lost 10 pounds in 3 months. I feel a lot healthier." - Riya. "I use what I have learned from Kurbo everyday. It has really changed my life." - Tyler. "I just feel healthier. I like tracking and games. They are just fun." - Alannah. WHAT KURBO PARENTS ARE SAYING. "Dinner time now is back to being where we sit, we visit, we laugh, and we giggle." - Stacey. "My daughter smiles more, has a better attitude, and she is just radiant." - Keiko. "It empowered my daughter and she now feels more in control and better about life." - Tina. "This app is awesome. It gave my son the tools he needed to lose weight and gave him a new sense of self-confidence. He has inspired our whole family to get healthy and active. Love it." - Elli.