App Finds Restaurants Based on How Many Calories You Want to Eat

Posted January 8th 2016

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It will now be harder to pretend you didn’t know how many calories that Fettuccine Alfredo has before you ordered. MyFitnessPal quietly slipped the Restaurant Logging feature into its iOS app back in December, and it adds menu information from 500,000 restaurants in the US. Yes, that includes both big chains and single restos. The company is working with Foursquare to gather data. For menus without calorie info, it uses data science to make an estimate, though the company is relying on user feedback to ensure accuracy.

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