MyFitnessPal Makes It Simpler To Order Healthily At Eating places
I’m in Las Vegas for this entire week, which suggests two issues. One, I hate myself. Two, I’m continuously out at eating places, which makes it even more durable than ordinary to eat healthily.
MyFitnessPal, the favored vitamin and health app that was acquired by Underneath Armour final yr, is unveiling a brand new function at the moment that ought to assist. The app already permits you to log your meals at eating places — actually, co-founder Albert Lee stated customers are logging restaurant menu gadgets each three.2 seconds.
Nevertheless, MyFitnessPal now consists of dietary knowledge about a wider swath of eating places, and it makes it straightforward to look that info up earlier than you order.
The brand new function consists of menu info from 500,000 eating places nationwide — not simply massive chains, Lee stated, but in addition “single outlet” eating places.
MyFitnessPal is working with Foursquare to get a variety of that menu knowledge. In fact, many of these eating places don’t present any dietary info publicly. In these instances, Lee stated MyFitnessPal employs knowledge science to make an estimate based mostly on the knowledge out there. Customers may also present suggestions on these estimates, so they need to get higher over time.
There’s additionally a brand new interface, making it straightforward to drill right down to the menu of no matter restaurant you’re at, based mostly in your location, or to take a look at a map with suggestions close by that suit your dietary objectives.
MyFitnessPal says it’s rolling the brand new function out to iOS customers, with Android to return.