You are here

You can now use your food pics to count calories

Image: Lose it

Counting calories will get a lot much easier.

The nutrition tracking app Lose It has actually presented a brand-new function that permits users to count calories in their food by submitting pictures.

Called “Snap it,” the function is out now on both the iOS and Android variation of the app.

The weight reduction app has actually had food-tracking for many years however needed users to by hand enter what they were consuming into its database to track calories and nutrition. Now, users can accelerate this procedure by taking images of their food within the app.

The business has actually established image acknowledgment software application that has the ability to think what’s in the image and match it to products in the app’s database. You can by hand get in one yourself if it’s not able to discover a matching entry.

Image: loseit

We took the function for a spin and it had the ability to effectively provide the proper idea for an apple and some Sour Patch Kids sweet.

Importantly, it does not automate the logging experience completely however it does make it a lot simpler. After determining the product, you still require to choose the suitable entry and personalize it with the serving size and other info. For the many part, it’s just able to acknowledge basic classifications of food like sushi or sweet, for instance so you’ll still require to choose the particular product in order to get a precise entry.

Still, it ought to remove a reasonable little browsing Lose It’s app has countless foods in its database and the business states the function is still in a beta stage, so it needs to enhance with time.

Read more: http://mashable.com/2016/09/30/lose-it-photos/

Top