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INCOR and USP launches mobile app that indicates healthier meal

The tool is available free of charge by "My Plate Healthy", developed by the government of SP

 
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Application is available on the program website "My Healthy Plate", developed by the government of SP

A downloadable application on mobile devices indicates meals healthier and less caloric for the population. The tool is available for free at My Plate Healthy program, an initiative of the Hospital das Clinicas, University of São Paulo School of Medicine and the Heart Institute (Incor).

The recommendations of aplicativo "Meu Prato Saudável" allow users to tailor the ingredients that are already part of your daily life to achieve greater nutritional value and low caloric value at all meals of the day: breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner.

The program has registered a thousand downloads daily. With the app you can track the nutritional values ​​achieved for each meal and compare the nutritional values ​​as the ideal profile for each user (sex, age, weight).

The technology also allows for sharing the photos of meals each user's wall of My Healthy Plate and participate in a kind of ranking of the program, according to the score obtained by the meal included.

You can do a search of all food and meet their nutritional properties and its classification by food group. This allows the person to make for a more customized, says Elizabeth Adams, program coordinator My Healthy Plate.

<b> My Healthy Plate </ b>

The Healthy Plate My idea is to change, without many constraints, the dietary habits of the population, through guidance on how to eat healthy at every meal of the day, and thus maintain a healthy weight or even reduce it, avoiding this way, diseases related to poor nutrition, such as diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.

Initially you can download the app on iPhone and iPad devices, but the technology also should be available soon for other types of smartphone.

A meta do programa é alcançar toda a população brasileira até a Copa do Mundo de 2014. The initiative will be carried to other Brazilian states such as Rio de Janeiro.

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   Palavras-chave:   Healthy meal    Application    Mobile    My Healthy Plate    INCOR    USP    University of Sao Paulo    Heart Institute   
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