More Singaporeans leading an active lifestyle through innovative LumiHealth program

With over 200,000 downloads since its launch in October 2020, Health Promotion Board's program designed in conjunction with Apple has increased daily exercise minutes by over 39 percent

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15 October 2021, Singapore - Technology does have a part to play in enhancing and improving lifestyle habits. Or at least that is what the data appears to show from the latest media release by Singapore's Health Promotion Board and Apple.


As part of Singapore's Smart Nation initiative to leverage on technology to deliver benefits to its citizens and businesses, LumiHealth is a first-of-its-kind program designed in conjunction with Apple was created in collaboration with a team of physicians, public health experts, and is powered by Apple Watch.

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LumiHealth encourages healthy lifestyle changes through a customised and personalised program for each individual, designed with privacy and data security in mind.


It is also a holistic and well-balanced program that goes beyond just physical activity, to include mental well-being, sleep, nutrition, preventive screening, and vaccinations, and useful updates on how one can manage through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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According to reports released by Apple's News Room, LumiHealth has served over 7 million challenges focused on health and wellness to help Singaporeans become more attuned to taking control of their health.


This has resulted in users having increased their daily exercise minutes by over 39 percent when compared to the month before they started the program, which encourages users to be more active across their move, exercise, and stand goals, commonly found on the Apple Watch.

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Of the various groups that have reaped the benefits of LumiHealth, those categorised as "Low Activity" have seen the greatest benefits in their results, increasing their exercise minutes by over 88 percent after nine months of participation.


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