While some of the most successful iTunes apps around the globe are Runkeeper, Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock, and Endomondo, other top apps include one that tells you which foods make the best aphrodisiacs, which vegetables are the healthiest, and another that designs customized workouts based on your free time.
Details on some of the top iTunes apps by country/region for the week, chosen from among the top six paid and free apps recorded on May 2, can be found here.
The third most popular paid health app in the iTunes Store in Germany is Hypnose. The app features four 15-35 minute programs designed to help with stopping smoking, losing weight, migraines, and even overcoming bullying. €4.99
US: Healthy Grocery Recommendations, Personal Nutrition, and Food Scanner
Take this app with you to the grocery store, scan products, and learn which foods match your health needs. Helps users avoid allergens, understand food nutrition, and make better decisions while shopping. Ranks as the third top free health iPhone app in the US this week.
Canada: Oxygen Magazine
The app for Oxygen Magazine, geared for women interested in fitness, is Canada's sixth most popular free health app in the iTunes Store this week.
Spain: Dukan Diet Recipes
Followers of the Dukan Diet, the brainchild of French physician Pierre Dukan, can shun carbs with an iPhone app featuring more than 200 "easy to make" recipes. Ranks sixth in the top health paid iTunes apps in Spain. €2.39
UK: GAIN Fitness
This algorithm-based fitness app builds you a customized workout based on your body, goals, and schedule - and then tracks your progress along the way. The GAIN app is the second most popular free health app in the iTunes Store in the UK.
UAE: Best Sex Foods
From avocados to honey, this app will fill you in on the foods that can ramp up the passion in the bedroom. Best Sex Foods is the second most popular free health app in the UAE's App Store. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/best-sex-foods/id377678568?mt=8
Brazil: Period Tracker Deluxe
Ranking as the third most popular iTunes health app in Brazil, Period Tracker Deluxe tracks women's menstrual cycles to provide data on duration, ovulation, fertile days, moods, and future period predictions. $1.99
France : Légumes Santé
This app focuses on the healing properties of vegetables and provides a practical vegetable-based eating guide to patients with diabetes and hypertension. Ranks as the top free health app in France in the iTunes Store.
Philippines: Eight Glasses a Day
This app - the fifth most popular paid health app in the iTunes Store in the Philippines - helps you drink eight glasses a day of water. Drink a glass and tap the virtual glass on the screen to achieve your goal. $0.99. http://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/eight-glasses-a-day/id305938766?mt=8
The second most popular paid health app in Israel's iTunes Store is iWatchr, which tallies calories, protein, carbohydrates, fat, and fiber of the foods you eat throughout the day. $0.99 http://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/iwatchr/id293248764?mt=8