Welltok dining recommendations

Welltok adds Healthy Dining data to its CaféWell Concierge app

Using IBM Watson's cognitive computing technology, the application is able to deliver personalized dining recommendations.
SCiO

Portable spectrometer SCiO shipping soon to Kickstarter backers

The portable device does its magic by relying on the power of near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy to scan physical materials for their molecular fingerprint.
LifeFuels

LifeFuels dispenses and tracks the vitamins, minerals and supplements users consume

The system consists of three parts: smart dispensing bottle; the FuelPod Marketplace with vitamins, minerals and other supplements; and the LifeFuels app.
SmartPlate

SmartPlate uses sensors to identify nutritional content of a meal

The device relies on cameras and sensors to identify, weigh and record everything on the plate, and transmit that information to a companion app.
wearable banana

Dole unveils a wearable banana?

The company's Japan division has outfitted a banana with sensors and LEDs to create the world's first edible wearable.
stress eating

UMass Medical School, WPI score $2M to develop stress eating app

The grant will be used for the RELAX app development and two phases of clinical trials, with a goal of making users more aware of when and why they stress eat.
Selvera

Selvera closes $1M for its weight management service

The company's clinically-based and technology-enabled program is designed to speed up and simplify weight loss, helping user learn to live healthy for life.
SKE Labs unveils NEO

SKE Labs unveils NEO, the smart jar

The smart container uses ultra-responsive sensors to seamlessly track its nutritional content, while mobile app provides useful information and advice.
Noom Coach

Noom raises $16M for its food logging apps, enters licensing deal with Rodale

The new money will be used for R&D, salaries and/or other compensation paid to executive officers in the ordinary course of business.
Rise

Rise secures $1M for its nutrition coaching service

The money was provided by existing investors Cowboy Ventures and Floodgate, bringing the company's total funding to at least $3.3 million.