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Rhishi Pethe
Redwood City, California
Director, Product Marketing @Harvestmark: Using data to make the world a better place to eat
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My name is Gina and I am a dietitian from Columbus, Ohio. Ever since I was young I have dealt with a well-known condition called Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). In short, IBS is an intestinal disorder that causes pain, gas, and constipation, diarrhea or both. Unfortunately IBS affects about 11%... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at ShopWell Blog
This post was written by the Rebecca McConville. She is one of the registered dietitians for the the NFL team Kansas City Chiefs. You can follow her Pinterest page on "Nutritious yet Delicious (Drinks and Smoothies)" as well. Smoothies are an easy way to get in many nutrients with minimal... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at ShopWell Blog
Caffeine Awareness Month This month is National Caffeine Awareness Month. In honor of this “holiday”, I would like to start by telling you why I love caffeine. Let’s count the ways! First, it a stimulant. It wakes up parts of my brain to keep me awake when all I want... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at ShopWell Blog
Weight management is one of the most popular goal chosen by ShopWell users. Other popular goals are general health, heart heathy and athletic training. ShopWell's effectiveness to manage weight has not only been recognized heavily by ShopWell users, but also by other sources. Forbes identified ShopWell as one of the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2014 at ShopWell Blog
Just before Christmas 2013, we released the Android version of the ShopWell app. This had been a long standing request from people with Android devices, who wanted to take advantage of the personalized health and nutrition information offered by ShopWell. We have received a tremendous response from Android users so... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2014 at ShopWell Blog
We have heard a lot of feedback over the last couple of months to get the ShopWell app out on Android. We have heard your feedback loud and clear!! And now, we are super excited to let you know that ShopWell for Android is coming out soon. We are going... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2013 at ShopWell Blog
As we said in our October update on ShopWell, "Food companies want your opinion, because it helps them provide better food options that meet your needs. It is our mission and strong belief that we can “Make the world a better place to eat” – one Mission at a time."... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at ShopWell Blog
“They use everything about the hog except the squeal.” This is a line from Upton Sinclair’s 1906 book, “The Jungle”. The novel caused uproar over food safety and opaqueness of business practices in the meat packing industry. It led to the establishment of the FDA. Today, more than 100 years... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at HarvestMark
Photo Courtesy: U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Nutrition Service (FNS) helps educate shoppers about the value of food labeling in December 1975. Photo courtesy National Archives and Records Administration. You walk into your favorite local coffee shop. As soon as the barista sees you, he or she already knows your... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at ShopWell Blog
Our mission at ShopWell has always been to make the world a better place to eat. We started ShopWell to provide personalized nutrition information to shoppers like you to help you make better decisions about the foods you buy. Today more than a million people use the app, and are... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at ShopWell Blog
Our goal at ShopWell has always been to make the world a better place to eat. Today more than a million people use the ShopWell app to get personalized food information and make better choices about the food that they buy and eat. In the latest ShopWell app update, we... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at HarvestMark
According to Melanie Warner, author of “Pandora’s Lunchbox”, processed foods are about 70% of what most of us eat. As consumers we make choices about the processed food brands we consider, purchase and eat every day based on price, brand, availability, health and nutrition and the perceived safety of the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2013 at HarvestMark
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