February 23, 2017DietSensor Nutritional Coach: healthy eating made easy
Nutritional coaching is not a fashion phenomenon or the latest fad. Achieving goals is always easier when you have expert support and guidance. That’s why many of us engage with personalized support to help us achieve our goals. To lose weight or maintain healthy eating habits, many of us are turning to nutritional applications. DietSensor … Continue reading DietSensor Nutritional Coach: healthy eating made easy
Connected, wearable devices and accessories are increasingly part of our everyday life, and the wearable technology sector is one of the major growth industries of the last five years. The health technology market in particular has exploded with a bewildering selection of accessories and trackers designed to help users monitor, record, share and improve their … Continue reading DietSensor can be synchronized with fitness trackers and smart scales
February 13, 2017Getting ready to use your new SCiO scanner and connect to DietSensor
The SCiO scanner is an innovative devise that uses infrared spectroscopy to determine the chemical makeup of food and drink. The devise has been developed by Consumer Physics. How does it work? Let’s try to make it simple! Each type of molecule in a food vibrates in its own way, and these vibrations interact with … Continue reading Getting ready to use your new SCiO scanner and connect to DietSensor
How does it work? The DietSensor nutrition coach is going to take you on a 12-part journey. Here are the ground rules: Each part of the program consists of 7 days’ worth of advice, presented every time you log a meal, preferably over the course of 7 consecutive days. Missed a few days? Don’t worry, … Continue reading Diabetes Nutrition Coaching: supporting you with your type 1 diabetes struggles
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
December 23, 2016Enjoy the holiday season and not stress about food
Holidays are an opportunity to catch up with friends and family. But the focus on food and eating during this season can be very tough, especially for families dealing with diabetes. Remember that holiday meals and traditions don’t have to disrupt your diabetes control. Read the full article on: www.diabetes.org The holiday season can be … Continue reading Enjoy the holiday season and not stress about food
December 20, 2016Nutrition: eating healthily by choosing the right portions
Born out of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in ’92, this simple illustration was supposed to convey the elements of a healthy American diet. It was taught in schools, displayed on food labels, and proliferated through every major media outlet. Unfortunately, the food pyramid was flawed from the start. Read the full article … Continue reading Nutrition: eating healthily by choosing the right portions
December 13, 2016Keeping a healthy diet to prevent and manage diabetes
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: www.duluthnewstribune.com Our body and … Continue reading Keeping a healthy diet to prevent and manage diabetes
December 2, 2016Dietsensor can now be downloaded from Apple Appstore
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
November 29, 2016Healthy eating : skipping breakfast may increase the risk of stroke
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: www.belmarrahealth.com With a busy schedule, it is easy to skip breakfast. But, … Continue reading Healthy eating : skipping breakfast may increase the risk of stroke
November 21, 2016Diabetes: preventing the disease starts with healthy eating
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: www.press-citizen.com More than 86 million of Americans have prediabetes according to a recent study. … Continue reading Diabetes: preventing the disease starts with healthy eating
October 18, 2016Diabetes has ‘quadrupled around world in 30 years’
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.
October 17, 2016The simple lifestyle change that can reverse diabetes
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.
October 11, 2016Fitness trackers may not help people keep weight off long-term
This Viewpoint discusses issues that prevent wearable medical devices from effectively bridging the gap between recording information and changing health-relate
September 29, 2016FITNESS WEARABLES DON’T GUARANTEE YOU WILL LOSE WEIGHT
Hoping to pop on a wearable fitness tracker and watch the pounds melt off? Dieters are better off using another strategy.
November 27, 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