The DietSensor’s Story

Counting calories is an important part of making smarter nutritional choices. Dieticians, nutritionists, and fitness experts alike now recommend looking beyond the quantity of calories, and measuring the macronutrients of the food you eat in order to achieve weight loss goals. This is now being called macro dieting. Macro dieting aims to feed the body … Continue reading The Importance of Macronutrients in Weight Loss

A low-calorie diet can reverse type 2 diabetes and save the lives of millions of sufferers of the preventable condition, research suggests. Eating between 825 and 850 calories a day for three to five months put the disease into remission in almost half of patients in a new study, according to the Daily Mail. The Diabetes … Continue reading Low-calorie diet reversed diabetes in half of patients, study finds

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There are different myths and misunderstood facts that circulate about weight-loss, health, fitness and food choice. Some of these are simply urban legends, while others may have been true at some point.  Today, there is overwhelming scientific evidence that weight-loss has a direct connection to the quality and quantity of the food that we eat.  … Continue reading Does Portion Size Really Matter for Healthy Eating?


If in ancient times, being fat was a symbol of wealth and abundance, nowadays, it is a common fact that overweight and obesity may increase the risk of many health problems. Moreover, the subject of childhood obesity is becoming an ever-greater social concern at present. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), childhood obesity is … Continue reading Childhood obesity: an ever-greater social concern

In the modern society, people keeps pushing the emphasis on being thin. In fact, for many people, being thin is vital to be considered beautiful. Obese or overweight people are socially ostracised. For many of them, the only way out of that vicious circle is to lose weight drastically. Dieting can be long and full … Continue reading Crash diets – why starving yourself is bad for weight loss?

Obesity has reached the point of a global epidemic, according to a new report published by the World Health Organization (WHO).  A person is considered obese when their body mass index exceeds 30.  Today, obesity affects more than 2.8 million people each year and this number is increasing constantly.  Excess weight kills approximately 3.4 billion … Continue reading Global Obesity Epidemic – Time to Act Decisively

Combining good nutrition with fitness is necessary to achieve a healthy lifestyle.  Living a healthy lifestyle can mean maintaining a healthy weight, reducing your risk of a chronic disease, becoming more active, and improving your overall health. Whether you are new to fitness, are a fitness enthusiast, or a committed bodybuilder or elite athlete, having … Continue reading Five Tips to Successfully Focus on Both Fitness and Nutrition

As we all may know, money does not buy health.  Diabetes, like other chronic diseases, does not discriminate based on gender, wealth or popularity.  If you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, wallowing in self-pity will not be of any help.  Instead of being overwhelmed by negative thoughts, try to see things differently and establish … Continue reading Diabetes: Everyone Is At Risk, Even Celebrities


“An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” So goes one of the most popular English proverbs.  For most, regular fruit consumption will have a positive impact on overall health.  But those with diabetes are often told to avoid certain kinds of fruits, particularly those with a high level of fructose.  Managing blood sugar is … Continue reading Impact of Fruit Consumption on Blood Sugar Level

The DietSensor mobile application will help you analyze and manage your daily intake of key nutrients.   In just one week, the app will help you change your eating habits by identifying the best foods for you, and which nutrients you need more or less of. Using the mobile app is extremely easy.  You just … Continue reading DietSensor Helps You Manage a Healthy Diet

It is no easy task to navigate the endless directions and advice from thousands of food experts.  Nor is it easy to stick to an daily nutrition recommendation.  Did I eat the recommended 15% of the daily intake of proteins? What about 50% of carbohydrates? At DietSensor, eating healthy is what we do. The new … Continue reading DietSensor’s New Premium Plan Offers Smart Food Suggestions

Achieving goals is easier when you have expert advise and guidance.  Many of us look to personalized support to help achieve our goals. To lose weight or maintain healthy eating habits, many are turning to nutritional mobile application trackers.  DietSensor is one such application, and comes with unique nutritional coaching.  This coaching sets DietSensor apart … Continue reading DietSensor Nutritional Coach – Healthy Eating Made Easy

Connected, wearable devices and accessories are increasingly a part of our everyday life.  The health tech market has exploded with a bewildering selection of accessories and trackers designed to help consumers monitor, record, share and improve their performance in fitness related activities. However, to achieve sustainable weight loss, it is important to develop a knowledge of … Continue reading DietSensor Easily Syncs with Your Fitness Tracker or Smart Scale

The SCiO scanner, developed by Consumer Physics, is an innovative tool that uses infrared spectroscopy to determine the chemical makeup of food and drink. How does it work?  To explain – each type of molecule in a food vibrates in its own way, and these vibrations interact with light to create a unique, optical signature.  The … Continue reading Using Your New SCiO Scanner with DietSensor

Are you looking for a diabetes diet plan to help you manage your sugar level and avoid diabetes complications?  DietSensor is the solution that you have been looking for.  The DietSensor Nutrition Coach can help to keep your blood glucose at the recommended level. How does it work? The DietSensor Nutrition Coach will take you … Continue reading DietSensor Nutrition Coaching – Support For Diabetes

DietSensor is now available for Android 5 and 6 in 19 countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and USA. The first version of Android gives free access to the Basic Plan plus SCiO for a limited period of time. When it … Continue reading DietSensor that Targets Diabetes and Obesity Launches in Android

The holidays are a great opportunity to spend time with friends and family.  However, these gatherings are often centered on a meal – which can make things very challenging for individuals with diabetes.  Too much worry about portion selection can induce stress and anxiety.  The American Diabetes Association (ADA) suggests to start meal planning in … Continue reading Keeping Diabetes in Control During the Holidays

In 1992, the USDA sought to convey to Americans what it meant to maintain a healthy diet using a colorful and easy to understand graphic – the food pyramid.  The food pyramid was utilized by schools, government programs (such as the Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), and various major media outlets to convey the elements of a healthy … Continue reading From MyPyramid to MyPlate – Food Recommendations from Special Interests

What we eat affects our bodies and our health. For people with diabetes, what we eat can help us manage the condition or put us at risk for serious health issues. Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects almost 30 million adults in the United States. Read the complete article on: Our body and … Continue reading Keeping a healthy diet to prevent and manage diabetes

The application can be downloaded in 19 different countries (Austria, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Great Britain and United States). The Android version will be available soon.   Dietsensor is the first nutritional application which manages your macro nutrients (Carbs, Fat, Protein) and calories intake. The … Continue reading Dietsensor can now be downloaded from Apple Appstore

Coronary heart disease and stroke risk may increase with skipping breakfast regularly. Some researchers found that those who routinely skipped on the most important meal of the day had a higher risk of heart attack and coronary heart disease. Read the full article on: With a busy schedule, it is easy to skip breakfast. But, … Continue reading Healthy eating : skipping breakfast may increase the risk of stroke

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Weight loss, diet changes and physical activity all play a role in preventing or delaying diabetes and the many complications that go along with it, including heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, blindness and other health problems.  Read the full article on: More than 86 million of Americans have prediabetes according to a recent study. … Continue reading Diabetes: preventing the disease starts with healthy eating

The number of people with diabetes has quadrupled around the world over the last 35 years, according to a new report. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that diabetes is now a "serious threat to population health" as obesity fuels a rise in the disease. And, while it was once more confined to richer countries, the 2016 WHO report warns that diabetes is now rising fastest in middle and lower-income countries.

Patients who reverse their diabetes and then keep their weight down can remain free of the condition, new research has found.

The number of prescriptions given to treat type 2 diabetes – a disease associated with obesity and lifestyle – has risen by nearly 35 per cent in just four years, according to new research. Data analysts at Exasol produced a heat map of England showing prescription rates in 2011 and 2015, using official Government figures. They found that, based on current trends, the number of people with type 2 diabetes was on track to reach five million by 2020, five years earlier than previously thought.

This Viewpoint discusses issues that prevent wearable medical devices from effectively bridging the gap between recording information and changing health-relate

Hoping to pop on a wearable fitness tracker and watch the pounds melt off? Dieters are better off using another strategy.

27 Novembre 2015Project update #1

Dear Early Followers, We hope this finds you well.  We are so happy to share our very first DietSensor newsletter with you.  What a thrill to see so many followers subscribing to our mailing list – we have so much to tell you!  This month has been chock full of good news and progress for … Continue reading Project update #1

Victoria Now that we’ve got your attention, allow us to share some of our story with you. Behind DietSensor, there most certainly is a backstory, and this one begins with a little girl named Victoria.Like most 9-year-olds, Victoria bursts with imagination. She’s a doodler, a mischief-maker, a daydreamer. To meet her, you wouldn’t think she … Continue reading Hello, and welcome to our very first blog entry. We’re so glad you’re here.

“When we first designed SCiO, we envisioned building a device to explore the makeup of things around us. We also knew that we could multiply its reach with an open community of developers, to imagine and expand into a wide variety of use cases. Since the beginning, we have been truly amazed by what our … Continue reading “When we first designed SCiO, we envisioned building a device to explore the makeup of things around us.”

“It is a complex challenge to balance a diet and meet predefined goals, in order to better manage our health. DietSensor brings a unique solution enabling its users to control each step of their meals, combining meal components management, real time appropriate guidance, and a constant search for a better balanced diet.” Marc Salomon, specialized … Continue reading “It is a complex challenge to balance a diet and meet predefined goals…”

“We at Astek are lucky to have actively collaborated with the DietSensor project since its early days on the mobile app development and its integration with SCiO, a revolutionary technical achievement in the field of spectroscopy. This project is one of our most ambitious and exciting assignments. Resolutely innovative, it will contribute to solving the … Continue reading “We at Astek are lucky to have actively collaborated with the DietSensor project since its early days…”

“I am project manager and technical lead on the DietSensor project. From the beginning, I liked the passion of DietSensor’s founder, Remy, and that’s what motivates me and my team to give the best of ourselves. The app is very innovative, we have had the opportunity to integrate SCiO, which is at the forefront of … Continue reading “I am project manager and technical lead on the DietSensor project.”

“This project is beneficial to all people who want to control their calorie intake. You get the control to provide real information on the foods you consumed. This is something everybody is concerned with. I am glad to be part of helping people control their diet via this project.” Zakhia, Developer