Apps That Judge What’s on Your Plate

8:53 minutes

Are you the type of person who instagrams glamour shots of food? Instead of sharing your snaps with followers, why not send them to a dietician to get some eating advice? A new class of food-coaching apps like “Rise” and “Noom Coach” connects you to pros and peers who offer tips on healthy eating, based on descriptions and photos of what you eat. Lauren Goode, managing editor of reviews at Re/code, gives us her take on the apps.

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Lauren Goode

Lauren Goode is managing editor of reviews at Re/Code in New York, New York.

Meet the Producer

About Christopher Intagliata

Christopher Intagliata was Science Friday’s senior producer. He once served as a prop in an optical illusion and speaks passable Ira Flatowese.