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Can Tech Help People Make Healthier Food Choices

Smartphones May Reduce Food Allergy Exposure in 2013Can technology help Americans make healthier food choices? It looks like we are about to find out.

The gap in America’s nutrition knowledge continues to widen as consumers have little understanding of what comprises healthy, nutritious foods as well as how the body responds to various foods.

Per the results of a nationally representative Sugar Gap Study released today by Atkins Nutritionals, Inc., only 28 percent of Americans could answer all of the nutrition facts correctly.

While less than half of all Americans can identify what makes up nutritious foods, millennials possess the largest knowledge gap, with one-third (33 percent) selecting the correct nutrition components.
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