With the growing awareness of consumers regarding the effects of food consumption on both themselves and the environment, concerns about food and health are merging and tech companies are developing solutions to address this trend.
Consumer Physics is the developer of SCiO, a palm-sized molecular sensor that enables smartphone users to scan materials and get instant, relevant information. SCiO can analyze materials such as cosmetics, fabric, flora, soil, jewels and precious stones, leather, rubber, oils, plastics, and even human tissue or bodily fluids. SCiO includes apps designed to help users identify the composition of food, medications, and plants. The food app delivers macronutrient values such as calories, fats, carbohydrates, and proteins, as well as information on produce quality, ripeness, and spoilage. SCiO can also identify and authenticate medications in real time by cross-checking a pill’s molecular makeup against a database of medications. The sensor can even analyze plant moisture levels and advise users when to water them.See full profile >>
Nutrino is a patented technology that offers a virtual nutritionist who can create a food plan tailored to users based on their specific health goals, dietary needs, medical profile, taste, and lifestyle. Nutrino can use the user's location to recommend specific dishes from local restaurants, as well as suggest recipes for meals at home. Nutrino connects to wearable devices and other health apps. Using these technologies, it can adjust its recommendations with minimal user interaction. It also includes a personalized coach with the latest nutrition knowledge to guide the user in making better food choices. In addition, users can log their food, exercise, water, sleep, and stress levels to help Nutrino learn about their habits. The company's analytics platform finds correlations between eating habits, lifestyle, and health. In 2015, Nutrino and IBM announced a new IBM Watson-powered app to provide nutrition recommendations for expectant mothers. In 2016, Nutrino announced a data partnership with Medtronic and launched a nutrition insights app for diabetics. In 2018, the company was acquired by Medtronic, and its extensive food analysis infrastructure has been integrated into Medtronic's technology for future innovations.See full profile >>
Nutrisher provides a comprehensive platform for knowledge-based solutions in the areas of nutrition, health, and wellness. The platform collects food data to create a dynamic database of nutritional and culinary knowledge. The system is FDA-compliant and is constantly updated to stay current with regulations. The company’s platform includes a multi-industry product kit designed to help companies boost sales, cut costs, win customer loyalty, and gain valuable business intelligence. The Nutrisher Analyzer is an API that analyzes recipes in real time. The Kitchenbug is a smart recipe collector for businesses that shows the dietary and nutritional information for any recipe from any website.See full profile >>
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Last updated: January 2018
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Last Updated: January, 2018